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This article is part of the November 2006 issue of Symantec 2.0: Evaluating their recent acquisitions
EMAIL ENCRYPTION Voltage SecureMail Desktop REVIEWED BY JOEL SHORE Voltage Security Price: Zero Download Messenger is $12,000; individual clients are $25 @exb @exe For all the effort businesses put into password-protecting data resources and computing infrastructures, maintaining the integrity or verifying the authenticity of incoming and outgoing email is often neglected because of cost and complexity. The Voltage SecureMail platform is an email encryption solution that aims to make secure ad hoc business communication as easy as traditional, nonencrypted messaging. It eschews the complexities of key and certificate management in favor of a far simpler, user-transparent scheme called Identity Based Encryption (IBE). IBE cryptography enables users to choose an identity—usually their own email address—as the basis for secured business communications. This method supports message encryption without requiring the distribution of keys between sender and receiver. IBE is easy to implement and manage, without the administrative overhead imposed by certificates and... Access >>>
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