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What's new in SecureBlackbox 8.0

This major release introduces two brand new packages that we are proud to offer, led by the today situation and the demands in the informational security sector. CloudBlackbox was planned as an easy-to-use mechanism for accessing miscellaneous cloud storages with built-in data protection and authentication capabilities. OfficeBlackbox provides support for OOXML format, a widely used office document format.
The most significant new features and improvements are listed below. Besides the listed ones, there have been also introduced a number of other changes, compatibility improvements and fixes. The complete change list is available in the changes.txt file (the file is located in the folder, to which you installed SecureBlackbox, and is also available as a separate download from SecureBlackbox web site).

  1. General changes:
    • CloudBlackbox package was added with Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage and local file storages originally supported.

    • OfficeBlackbox package was added, providing support for ODF and OOXML formats and their general security aspects, including various encryption methods and certificate-based signing.

    • Socket-based components got optional support for DNSSEC protocol, used for verification of DNS records. DNS and DNSSEC client is also available as a separate component.

    • .NET edition includes official support for Silverlight (versions 3 and 4) and .NET 4.0 Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

  2. PKI components:
    • Added support for NSS (Mozilla) certificate storage via PKCS#11 interface

    • TElX509Certificate objects can now be cast to and from .NET X509Certificate2 objects.

    • TElX509Certificate class was extended with file serialization methods.

  3. SSH and SFTP protocols:
    • Added support for dynamic port forwarding

    • TElSimpleSSHClient now supports connections to remote subsystems

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