Bluefire brings VPN to handhelds

Friday, 6 August 2004, 11:24 AM EST

The software, which operates over 802.11, CDMA, and GPRS networks, already provides firewall protection, integrity management, FIPS 140-2 encryption, and enforced authentication.

The new VPN feature will help mobile enterprises maintain the privacy and integrity of in-transit data by creating a secure tunnel between sender and receiver. As with traditional network security, the combination of VPN and firewall technologies will secure information traveling to and from wireless networks via handheld devices.

By Rick Broida at ZDNet.

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