Tactical Software Tech Note
The Encryption Option for Tactical Products
Security for Redirected Data
The security of the network connection used by a redirector can be an important consideration for applications in banking, healthcare, legal, security systems, facility management, and many other areas.
Additionally, with the increasing use of device servers at remote locations, there are requirements to protect redirected data on untrusted networks and to verify the identity of the server.
To meet the needs of these applications, Tactical Software has added a powerful and flexible Encryption Option for all Tactical Software products.
Fully configurable in the Control Panel interface, the Encryption Option uses OpenSSL technology to provides two key security capabilities for Tactical's Redirectors and TacServe COM Port Server software:
The Encryption Option is available for Tactical Software products. It offers a powerful and flexible solution for data security, using OpenSSL technology:
The Encryption Option also supports the use of TLS/SSL certificates for:
When using the Encryption Option, Tactical Software Redirectors will require TLS/SSL encryption and protocol support by the server to which they connect.
SSL/TLS Encryption is enabled in all Tactical Software products using a special license key.
To use the Encryption Option with a 30-day trial copy:
To purchase Tactical Software licenses with the Encryption Option:
OpenSSL License Notice
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/).
The Tactical Software End User License Agreement contains the full text of the OpenSSL Toolkit software license.