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X.509 AND CIPHER SCALE-OUT CAPABILITIES ADDED TO TEAMF1'S SSHIELD EMBEDDED SECURITY PRODUCT
New Version 2.0 Of Embedded Secure Shell Has Enhancements Based on
FREMONT, Calif. - Sept. 16, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- TeamF1, Inc.
(www.TeamF1.com), the high-performance embedded networking and security
software company, today announced immediate availability of SSHield
Version 2.0. This version enhances its popular standards-based SECSH
software for the network and industrial manufacturer markets. SSHield 2.0
now adds a host of new features based on customer requests, emerging new
technologies, and support for new standards, such as X.509.
"SSHield has been used for secure remote management of connected embedded
systems ranging from networking and telecom equipment to industrial
control equipment. It continues to be one of the most popular and growing
secure CLI solutions available today," said Mukesh Lulla, President of
TeamF1. "SSHield has always been recognized for its comprehensive
feature-set, lean footprint, and tight integration with its supported
platforms. Version 2.0 expands on all of these areas with major new
features such as the ability to scale out unneeded ciphers, flexible
access to secure file transfer facilities, and enhanced Kerberos support."
Highlights of new features include:
- X.509 capability: Support for X.509 certificate-based authentication
including revocation list features.
- Reduced memory footprint: Ability to
scale out specific encryption ciphers, certificate support and
combinations of hash algorithms. Features such as compression can also be
scaled out based on application resource budgeting and requirements.
Enhanced scp and sftp library: Flexible APIs for scp / sftp based secure
file transfer for ease of client and server control.
- Target-based Key
generation: Dynamic key generation capabilities on target systems.
Enhanced Kerberos integration: Full-featured integration with TeamF1's
AuthAgent Kerberos and other Kerberos agents for secure authentication.
Abstracted IO system: Flexible interface for storage requirements of keys,
certificates, and preferences for devices that do not have a file system
As in earlier versions, SSHield continues to provide a full suite of SECSH
applications including server & client implementations and secure copy &
FTP subsystems. SSHield version 2.0 also includes an updated version of
its comprehensive cryptographic library and new drivers for popular
SSHield version 2.0 is immediately available for licensing directly from
TeamF1 on Wind River's VxWorks(R) 5.x, pSOSystem(R), and other embedded
operating systems. It requires no special code modifications or OS source
requirements and can secure legacy applications without requiring access
to their source code. For more product details, please refer to
TeamF1, Inc., founded in 1996, is a privately held corporation
headquartered in Fremont, CA. TeamF1's products enable secure management
of telecom/datacom and industrial equipment, and provide the
infrastructure components needed for switching and wireless products in
various market segments. For more information visit the company's website
at http://www.TeamF1.com or contact TeamF1 Public Relations at
510-505-9931 or email pr _at_ TeamF1.com.
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