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OLPC Security Details

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Published on 07 February 2007 01:00 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Red Hat
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The One Laptop Per Child project has announced new details about its advanced security platform found within these $100 laptops. This security platform is called Bitfrost, which has the principles of an open design, no lock-down, no reading required, and unobtrusive security. OLPC's Bitfrost also has goals of no user passwords, no un-encrypted authentication, out-of-the-box security, Limited institutional PKI, and no permanent data loss.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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