IP: PGP products from NA a thing of the past... (fwd)

Robert Guerra rguerra at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 28 15:06:01 CET 2002

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Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 08:25:22 -0500
From: Dave Farber <dave at farber.net>
Reply-To: farber at cis.upenn.edu
To: ip <ip-sub-1 at majordomo.pobox.com>
Subject: IP: PGP products from NA a thing of the past...

Which raises a query. Is there a PGP-like system that works well under MAC
OS X djf
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From: Stan Hanks <stan at tta.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:54:46 -0800
To: farber at cis.upenn.edu
Subject: PGP products from NA a thing of the past...

Just got this today. Grim news for those of us depending on supporting
corporate Wintel users...

> Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 15:28:35 -0800
> From: "PGP" <nai at nai.rsc01.com>
> Reply-To: "PGP" <pgp at nai.com>
> Subject: Important Information regarding PGP Desktop/Wireless Encryption
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> February 26, 2002
> Dear Valued Customer,
> Since October 11th of last year, we have been diligently searching to fin=
d a
> buyer for the PGP Desktop/Wireless encryption products in order to provid=
e a
> partner for our customers. This search has not resulted in an appropriate
buyer who will
> continue to develop and support the products while providing value to exi=
> customers. Therefore, the decision has been made to place our PGP
> encryption products in maintenance mode.
> The support team at Network Associates will continue to honor all support
> for existing PGP Desktop/Wireless customers until their date of terminati=
> effective immediately Network Associates will cease new development on th=
> products, and not sell additional licenses, services and support agreemen=
> again, we reiterate that we will continue to honor all technical support
agreements for
> the entire duration of the contract.
> The PGP technology and source code will remain under the control and owne=
> Network Associates. Other products that utilize this encryption technolog=
will remain
> a part of Network Associates=92 current product portfolio and they will c=
to be
> developed in order to meet the security needs of both new and existing Ne=
> Associates customers. These products currently include McAfee E-Business
> McAfee Desktop Firewall and McAfee VPN Client.
> We pledge to you our complete efforts to assist you through this transiti=
and to
> ensure that your experience as a customer remains positive. We continue t=
focus on
> delivering to you superior technology and product solutions to help you m=
> business needs. Our customers are our most valuable asset, and we look fo=
> continuing to work in partnership with you in the future.
> Best Regards,
> Sandra England
> Executive Vice President of
> Strategic Business Development and Research

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