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Security Provider

The Forge Security Provider supplies key generation, conversion and signature services for public and private keys using the RSA algorithm, key generation and exchange using the Diffie-Hellman algorithm, plus MD5 and SHA-1 HMACs. It is compatible with the JCE 1.2 specification.

This provider is being made available for both commercial and non-commercial use.

Do you need encryption capabilities for your web site?

Do you want to secure your e-commerce environment with SSL?

If so, you need the Forge Protekt Encryption software products. Forge's JCE, the Forge Security Provider, is included with the SSL libraries in the Protekt product line.

News

Updated! 2nd February 2000 - Version 1.32 has been released. Added MD5 and SHA-1 HMACs and an RSA cipher.
Updated!

5 November 1999 - Version 1.31 has been released. This is a maintenance release with a change to the public and private key implementations to make them work with the keytool when importing certificates signed by a CA.

Updated!

24 September 1999 - Version 1.3 has been released. Diffie-Hellman key generation and exchange is now supported.

Updated!

1 July 1999 - Version 1.22 has been released. This version has a change allowing it to work with hardware keystores that do not expose the private values of an RSA private key.

New! The Forge Security Provider 1.21 has been awarded a JARS top 25% rating! Click on the JARS picture to see the listing.
Updated!

Version 1.21 is now released - this is a major new release - snacc is no longer required and the provider includes a free ASN.1 toolkit!

New!

A mailing list has been created for discussion about the provider. Please send an e-mail to provider@forge.com.au to be added to the mailing list.

NOTE: It is the Licensees sole responsibility to ensure legality of using the Forge Security Provider software in their country. Please read the license agreement before you download the package. Other documents available:

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