Monday, November 20, 2006

The Story of PGP: Past, Present and Future

PGP Corporation salutes the 15th anniversary of PGP encryption technology. Developed and released in 1991 by Phil Zimmermann, Pretty Good Privacy 1.0 set the standard for safe, accessible technology to protect and share online information. Used by millions of users and tens of thousands of companies around the world, PGP technology continues to be recognised for its contributions to the software industry, Internet commerce, and the protection of privacy. Recently, PGP encryption technology was named one of the top 25 most influential products of the first 25 years of enterprise personal computing

Recently we met with Jon Callas, CTO and CSO of PGP Corporation.
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is today's most used crypto software with a lot of history. Presented here is the entire story of PGP in his words that covers everything from the the early days to future plans.

The talk is 16:30 minutes long and is streamed in Flash format HERE.


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