Thales, leader in information systems and communications security announces that its Datacryptor AP (DCAP) R network encryption. also be downloaded from the CESG website, Prospective purchasers of CAPS products should read both the Security Target and Handling. first encrypted USB flash drive to receive CESG CAPS accreditation, having been cryptographically verified by. CESG to HMG cryptographic standards, and is.

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CAPS evaluations are an involved and technical process that is best defined as a partnership between the developer and ourselves. Share this page twitter facebook linkedin. Was this information helpful?

Once the end user provides valid authentication, encryption and decryption of the disk are transparent to both the user and the operating system. It should be noted in particular that this requirement may also apply to third party intellectual property IP used in the product.

CESG security procedures do not currently allow the use of removable devices. Once accepted, and following initial discussions between ourselves and the developer, a Consultancy and Advice contract gives companies access to our knowledge, skills and experience in the field of Information Assurance, supplemented by a range of guidance documentation before products enter full evaluation. However, unprotected mobile devices pose a critical risk to a public sector organizations most sensitive data: PGP Encryption Platformenabled applications can be used together to provide multiple layers of security, all administered from a single, consolidated management console using centralized policy and configuration.


Mobile computers and devices are the industry standard for increasing user productivity. A successful pre-boot authentication unlocks the decryption key, enabling users to work without any other changes to their experience. Exposure of this data poses a risk to organizations, individuals and society, and can result in loss of public trust and possible legal ramifications.

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We need your feedback to improve this content. A CAPS evaluation depends on full and unfettered access to design documentation, source code, schematics, physical layout and other information normally treated as “company confidential”.

These products provide public and associated private sector companies to protect information up to Impact Level IL 3 Restricted. You are here Home. Stringent security procedures, possibly including the need for some staff to hold Developed Vetting DV clearance, are required.

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It is not approved for newer versions yet. The pre-boot authentication screen protects the system from being accessed by unauthorized users by disabling their ability to attack operating systemlevel authentication mechanisms.


Access to source code: Deploying one enterprise encryption application, such as PGP Whole Disk Encryption, automatically delivers the PGP Encryption Platform, allowing organizations to quickly deploy new applications such as secure messaging or network file sharing security within the organization.

Once you have completed your order and the key material authorization forms from CESG: What operating systems are supported? PGP Whole Disk Encryption operates at a system level between the operating system and the disk drive. The pre-boot authentication passphrase can be synchronized with the Windows logon, enabling Windows users to be automatically logged into their system without requiring additional passphrases or user interaction.

CAPS Activation Package for PGP Whole Disk Encryption: Product FAQ

Thereby providing user-transparent, sector-by-sector disk encryption and decryption. Service pre-requisites HMG sponsor 1: What is the end-user experience?

The only change in the end-user experience with PGP Whole Disk Encryption is the addition of a pre-boot authentication screen.