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File Security Gets All Cryptic

Storage security vendors looked to boost encryption today as both Decru and PGP are unveiling new technologies designed to tackle file-level security.

This morning PGP takes the wraps off its new NetShare software, which extends the firm's 128-bit encryption from instant messaging and email to file servers. "Virtually every big customer that we speak to is asking for this," explains Andrew Krcik, the vendor's vice president of marketing. "You have thousands and thousands of people accessing tens of thousands of files on file servers."

The software, which sits on top of client devices, such as laptops and desktops, can work with all types of local and network storage devices, including Windows servers, NAS devices, and SAN boxes, according to PGP.

Read the full details at Dark Reading.

James Rogers, Senior Editor, Byte and Switch