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PEARL SOFTWARE RELEASES ECHO CRYPTO.VIEW™

Pearl Echo 12 Monitors and Controls Encrypted Communications

Philadelphia, PA – June 15, 2016 - Pearl Software released Echo Crypto.View™ as part of its latest line of Internet monitoring and web filtering products. Echo Crypto.View provides administrators with full insight into encrypted communications including secure web (HTTPS) as well as secure email (SSL).  Pearl’s real-time and remote endpoint security suite includes the ability to safely monitor and control communications that have been protected with encryption without the use of complicated proxy servers or Internet traffic redirection. More...

Presidential Candidates Don’t Have the Key to Encryption

It’s scary to hear the 2016 presidential candidates talk about encryption and Internet security when attempting to thwart use of the Internet as a terrorist recruiting tool. As if it’s not bad enough when Donald Trump says, “in certain areas, closing that Internet up in some way.” There exists a common misconception (particularly in Trump’s target demographic) that the US controls the global Internet. Infrastructure in foreign countries provides Internet services to people living abroad. We don’t have a pretty switch with gold brocade, Mr. Trump.

So how do we intercede and monitor communications that have been protected by encryption? Here’s what our misinformed presidential contenders are saying: More...