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Bluefire Introduces VPN Client for Pocket PC

Posted on 16-Nov-2005 08:02 | Filed under: News


Bluefire Security Technologies, Inc. is making available a Virtual Private Network (VPN) client software for use by Cisco networking customers with portable handheld devices operating Windows Mobile 2003 and Windows Mobile 5.0.

Bluefire made the new VPN application available after its Bluefire Mobile Security Suite 3.5 and Bluefire Mobile Security VPN 2.0 applications has met the Cisco Technology Developer Program criteria for interoperability with the Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator.

The company joined the Cisco Technology Developer Program as a Secure Connectivity participant. Through participation in the Cisco Technology Developer Program, the Bluefire Mobile Security Suite 3.5 and Bluefire Mobile Security VPN 2.0 offer enterprise customers a comprehensive solution to address growing concerns about the integrity and security of important data stored on and transmitted by mobile handheld devices and wireless networks.

The Cisco Technology Developer Program sets criteria for interoperability testing and helps leading product and services firms to deploy innovative business solutions. The program provides enterprise or service provider customers with information regarding Cisco Technology Developer Partner products and services that the Cisco Technology Developer Partner believes meet the program's criteria for interoperability with Cisco networking technology.

The Bluefire Mobile Security Suite 3.5 offers a full-featured security solution including authentication, encryption, integrity monitoring, firewall, logging, and central management with full OTA (Over-the-Air) capability for security policy management.

The Bluefire Mobile Security VPN 2.0 is an IPSec virtual private network (VPN) client bundled with RSA's BSAFE Encryption, and compliant with Federal Information Processing Standards 140-2 (FIPS 140-2). The Bluefire Mobile Security VPN operates seamlessly across LAN, WLAN, GPRS/EDGE and 1xRTT/1EV-DO with no user intervention required.