I Need To...

Use Strong Data Encryption

I Need To…

Use Strong Data Encryption

When you need strong data encryption, the VShell® server provides you with remote access and file transfer capabilities without sacrificing the strong security of Secure Shell data encryption ciphers.

Secure Shell Strong Encryption

VanDyke Software products support a number of Secure Shell data encryption ciphers (negotiated when connecting to the VShell server), including:

  • AES CTR (128, 192, 256 bit)
  • AES GCM (128, 256 bit)
  • AES CBC (128, 192, 256 bit)
  • ChaCha20-Poly1305
  • Twofish

For compatibility with legacy implementations that you need to support, the following Secure Shell cipher is also available:

  • 3DES

FIPS-Approved Encryption

VanDyke Software products allow you to protect your data in transit as outlined in FIPS 140-2 or NIST 800-53. A “FIPS Mode” option is built into:

  • SecureCRT®
  • SecureFX®
  • VShell server for Windows

Selecting this option uses only FIPS-approved algorithms.

Protect your data with strong data encryption provided by VanDyke Software products.

VanDyke Software helps you achieve the right balance between strong security and easy access to the network from anywhere... at any time. Take the next step right now:

  1. Download evaluation copies of VanDyke Software products.
  2. Read our Secure Shell white papers.
  3. Contact us for assistance in designing the right solution for your organization.

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VShell Server

VShell server, a secure alternative to Telnet and FTP with additional data tunneling services, is a secure portal to a server's resources and the network. VShell provides secure authentication, strong encryption, and data integrity using the open Secure Shell protocol (SSH2).

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SecureCRT is an extremely customizable terminal emulator with support for Secure Shell (SSH1 and SSH2) as well as Telnet, Telnet/TLS, Rlogin, serial, and TAPI protocols. SecureCRT is ideal for connecting to remote systems running Windows, Linux, and VMS.

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SecureFX is a high-security file transfer client with great flexibility in configuration and transfer protocols. SecureFX includes a command-line utility for scripting batch jobs to perform secure unattended file transfers and also supports "relentless" file transfers that automatically reconnect and resume when connections are broken.

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