Lightweight Portable Security
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|Lightweight Portable Security 1.3.1|
- Name: - Lightweight Portable Security
- Version: 1.3.1
- Official website: http://www.spi.dod.mil/
- License: GNU General Public License
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- Download: http://www.erpxe.com/downloads
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Lightweight Portable Security (LPS) is a Linux LiveCD developed and publicly distributed by the United States Department of Defense’s Software Protection Initiative that is designed to serve as a Secure End Node.
It can run on on almost any Intel-based computer (PC or Mac). LPS boots only in RAM, creating a pristine, non-persistent, end node.
It is capable using Common Access Card (CAC) software for authentication into DoD networks.
LPS-Public turns an untrusted system (such as a home computer) into a trusted network client. No trace of work activity (or malware) can be written to the local computer hard drive.
As of September 2011 (version 1.2.5), the LPS public distribution includes a smart card-enabled Firefox browser supporting DoD's CAC and Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards, a PDF and text viewer, Java, a file browser, remote desktop software (Citrix, Microsoft or VMware View), an SSH client, the public edition of Encryption Wizard and the ability to use USB flash drives.
A Public Deluxe version is available that adds OpenOffice and Adobe Reader software.
Linux Installation Instructions
Download lps131-XXX.tar.gz to /
extract lps131-XXX.tar.gz file:
tar -xvzf lps131-XXX.tar.gz
Download Lightweight Portable Security 1.3.1 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :
Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)
mkdir /mnt/cdrom/ mount -o loop /mnt/LPS-1.3.1_public.iso /mnt/cdrom/
Copy vmlinuz , initrd to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)
cp /mnt/cdrom/linux24 /tftpboot/er/plugins/lps/ cp /mnt/cdrom/minirt24.gz /tftpboot/er/plugins/lps/
Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.