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InformationWeek: Sendmail Simplifies E-Mail Security

Mar 21, 2000, 18:39 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by George V. Hulmeg)

"Companies seeking a straightforward way to deliver secure E-mail messages and attachments over the Internet may want to look to Sendmail Inc. The provider of the Sendmail Internet Mail platform, which drives most of the Internet's mail servers, last week debuted the Sendmail Secure Switch, routing software that provides server-level encryption for E-mail transmissions."

"The software automatically encrypts the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol connection between trusted servers, so users no longer have to exchange authentication keys to send secure messages over the Net. The product supports the Internet Engineering Task Force's standard transport layer security to create a dedicated certificate-based authentication channel between SMTP mail servers."

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