IPFire Open Source Firewall Linux Distribution Gets Cryptography Improvements


IPFire, the open-source and free firewall distribution based on the Linux kernel, has been updated today to version 2.19 Core Update 120, a release that adds new features, improvements, and updated components.

IPFire 2.19 Core Update 120 is packed with quite a lot of new features that promise to improve the overall security of the operating system, as well as to increase the performance of various cryptographic operations. For the latter, the new release ships with the OpenSSL 1.1.0 cryptography library, which adds support for new ciphers.

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Learn more about IPFire in this review from Jack Wallen.