Symantec Corp. announced Symantec Endpoint Encryption 7.0, providing advanced encryption for desktops, laptops and removable storage devices. Symantec Endpoint Encryption offers a scalable security solution that prevents unauthorized access to endpoints by delivering strong encryption and access control technologies. Encryption and authentication are both transparent to the end-user, performed with minimal performance impact and delivered through a central management console, enabling central deployment and management of encryption to endpoints.
Customers are provided extended client support so more endpoints can be centrally managed. Symantec Endpoint Encryption now includes support for clients not managed by Active Directory. The new version includes Novell eDirectory client support as well as full management capabilities for non-domain clients. Furthermore, Symantec Endpoint Encryption obscures and protects access to disk encryption keys in memory (DRAM), dramatically increasing protection against cold boot attacks (an attacker with physical access to a computer is able to retrieve encryption keys after using a cold reboot to restart the machine).
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