PGP makes email encryption easier

Tuesday, 16 September 2003, 2:02 PM EST

PGP Corporation today introduced simpler email encryption in which the burden of securing email messages is shifted from the client to the network.

PGP Universal software suite, launched today, represents a new architecture for the company. The complexity of email encryption systems has long been a factor holding back deployment. Some vendors have responded to by repackaging encrypted email as a Web-based service.

PGP Corp has taken a slightly different tack, adapting its software so that it can be loaded onto x86 servers to create an email encryption appliance. These proxy servers live between an email server and client machine or in an enterprise's DMZ; they are responsible for generating encryption keys and managing the encryption and digital signing of email, according to enterprise security policies. The appliances can be clustered for higher availability.

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