MXI Security has unveiled Stealth Zone based on the Microsoft Windows Embedded platform, which it claims to provide government customers the ability to boot the operating system directly from an USB security device.
The company claims that the Stealth Zone platform satisfies the needs of government customers who are looking for a portable Windows Embedded-based operating system environment where optimal use of host hardware including multiple CPUs, additional memory, audio hardware or a video card is fully leveraged.
Incorporating MXI Security’s technologies for digital identity and data encryption, a Stealth Zone device will require up to three-factor user authentication before the hardware-encrypted Windows Embedded Standard 2009 operating system is unlocked for booting. Strong passwords, biometrics, and the US Government CAC and PIV cards will be supported as well, MXI Security said.
Lawrence Reusing, CEO of MXI Security, said:“While Stealth Zone allows for a range of portable computing offerings, the ability to directly boot the Windows Embedded Standard 2009 operating system offers a leading end-user experience.
“Combined with our unmatched authentication features, Stealth Zone is the ideal USB desktop offering for many government organizations that require highly secure and portable Windows Embedded based devices.”