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Entrust nabs Apple OS security expert as new CTO

07/26, 11:05am

Executive responsible for co-founding PGP

Security firm Entrust has appointed Jon Callas as its new chief technology officer, according to a statement. The company calls Callas "one of the most respected and well-known leaders in the mobile security industry," and notes that he co-founded PGP Corporation, most famous for owning the code behind the PGP encryption standard. Most recently he is said to have worked as an OS security expert with Apple.

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Apple hires Navy, NSA expert as global security lead

01/22, 5:05pm

Apple gets Navy guru David Rice as security head

Apple has quietly hired David Rice as its Global Director of Security, multiple insiders said on Saturday. The now former Monterey Group executive director built most of his experience as a cryptology officer in the US Navy and was also a Global Network Vulnerability analyst for the NSA. AllThingsD noted that he might be best known in public for Geekonomics, a 2007 book that argued computer security vulnerabilities represented genuine threats to US infrastructure and that companies should be liable for the damage done by unpatched exploits.

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PGP Desktop gains Boot Camp support

01/19, 1:40pm

Company upgrades enterprise security platform

PGP Corporation has released an updated version of PGP Destkop, its enterprise-level encryption platform. PGP Whole Disk Encryption Desktop 10.0 is now available for Snow Leopard, and the platform as a whole now supports Boot Camp, finally allowing hybrid Mac/Windows systems to be encrypted. In the same vein, Mac, Linux and Windows PCs can all be used in the same environment.

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HP supports Snow Leopard, PGP not (yet) ready

09/01, 2:10am

HP, PGP Mac support

Hewlett Packard has announced it will be providing real-time support throughout the HP forums for users who have recently upgraded to the new Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. HP has scheduled a time from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 9th where its Mac-connection team will be monitoring the HP Mac printing and scanning board on the companyís forums, in order to help customers with support issues for their HP products such as scanners and printers.

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First Look: PGP Desktop Professional 9.9

10/11, 4:50pm

PGP Desktop 9.9

Everyone knows that encryption is handy for protecting files from unauthorized users by denying access to their contents. Unfortunately, most people donít use encryption, in spite of the obvious advantages, because itís often too much of a hassle. To make encryption more transparent to the user, a new option is PGP Desktop Professional 9.9.

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PGP Whole Disk Encryption comes to Mac

08/25, 4:10pm

PGP platform upgrades

PGP has announced an upgrade to its self-titled Encryption Platform, used to provide enterprise security. The platform consists of NetShare 9.9, Universal Server 2.9 and Whole Disk Encryption 9.9, including Whole Disk Encryption for Mac OS X. The upgrades allow PGP users to centrally manage and automate data security policies for each application, as well as multiple locations regardless of where the data is.

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Macs to get PGP Whole Disk Encryption in July

06/09, 11:05am

PGP Whole Disk Encryp. 9.9

PGP Corporation has announced a forthcoming update to Whole Disk Encryption, its enterprise-level security program. As implied by its name, the application encrypts everything on a hard drive or flash stick, including swap and temporary files, to the FIPS 140-2 level required by the US government. Version 9.9 will be the first edition of this software for the Mac, and should be released sometime in July.

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