updated 09:55 am EDT, Fri August 18, 2006
PGP Desktop beta released
PGP today released PGP Desktop 9.5 Public Beta 2, bringing native support to Intel-based Macs as a Universal Binary along with an improved user interface. PGP Desktop is designed to provide protection from identity theft and fraud by offering simple, robust encryption for email and files. The latest beta release features the ability to encrypt an entire non-boot volume hard drive with multi-user support, dynamically resizable virtual disks, and numerous new messaging policies in the policy editor. PGP Desktop 9.5 Public Beta 2 also offers comprehensive status as well as control for outbound messages via Notifier, along with full S/MIME support for Outlook MAPI and Lotus Notes messaging components. The public beta is available for free via download, delivering German as well as Japanese localization (system requirements were unavailable).