PGP Corp. Releases PGP 8.0 for Windows and Macintosh

PGP Corporation today announced the release of several eagerly awaited products – PGP Enterprise 8.0, PGP Desktop 8.0 and PGP Personal 8.0 for Windows and Macintosh. Subscription pricing is presented as follows: for PGP Enterprise begins at $125 per seat and for PGP Desktop begins at $80 per seat. A promotional price of $39 is available for PGP Personal through the holiday season. As promised, source code for PGP 8.0 was also made available (article here).

Phil Dunkelberger, President and CEO of PGP Corporation said: “When we announced the formation of PGP Corporation just 16 weeks ago, we focused on three things: technology continuity, building customer relationships, and innovation. In our announcement today, we are delivering PGP 8.0, a significant technology update and expansion of our product line for both businesses and individuals. We remain committed to building what our customers need to protect their confidential information.”

Product spotlight:

PGP Desktop 8.0 for Windows
Includes Windows XP and XP Office support; new enhanced user interface, directory integration with Microsoft Active Directory, iPlanet Directory Server, Novell NDS, OpenLDAP Keyserver, Novell GroupWise 5.5 and 6.0 messaging client.

PGP Desktop 8.0 for Macintosh
Includes full support for Mac OS X (10.2 and later); new enhanced user interface; plug-in for Apple Mail that supports PGP/MIME (RFC 3156); Microsoft Entourage integration; dock and services integration; expanded Unicode support for multiple language and country support in keys and data; PGP Disk format compatibility between Mac OS X and Windows; encrypt using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) in PGP Disk

PGP Enterprise 8.0
Includes additional decryption key (ADK) management for safe enterprise data encryption; automatic key setup/generation, certificate request, approval, retrieval, smart card integration; silent pre-configured installs for easy mass deployment; automatic LDAP policy and keyring synchronization; extensive policy integration between PGP Keyserver and PGP Desktop.

PGP Personal 8.0
Includes PGP Disk and PGP Mail for individual users that do not require such enterprise features as integration with Exchange, Notes, or GroupWise servers, access to higher levels of Support, or Upgrade Insurance.

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