PKWARE Release Notes June 2020  

 

Release Version: Smartcrypt June 2020 

General Availability Date: June 30, 2020 

 

 

 

Introduction 

The following ‘minor’ release provides new product functionality, resolution to customer reported issues and other general improvements to the PKWARE software.  

 

Updated Components and Versions 

PKWARE Component 

New Version 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager 

v18.6.159 

Archive Client Application - Persistent Data Encryption (PDE) Agent 

v16.5.0007 

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent 

v3.30.4 

Smartcrypt SDK 

Java 2019.7.4 / .NET 2020.2.4 

Smartcrypt Mobile App for iOS 

1.4.44 

Smartcrypt for Intune Mobile App for iOS 

1.5.32 

Smartcrypt Mobile App for Android 

1.4.42 

Smartcrypt for Intune Mobile App for Android 

1.4.42 

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager / Archive Client Application Version Compatibility 

PEM Version 

Archive Client Application Versions 

 PEM v18.6.159 

  March 2020 

PDE Agent: 16.50.0007 (June ‘20), 16.40.0010 (March ‘20) and 16.30.0015 (Dec 19) 

TDE Agent: v3.30.4 

 

 

 

 

Supported 3rd Party Platforms 

The following PKWARE and 3rd Party products and versions listed below represent those which have been tested for quality, interoperability and functional operation. Customers are strongly encouraged to maintain their environment in accordance with the versions and dependencies listed below, to avoid unforeseen issues with compatibility or unexpected behavior.  

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager 

Operating System Type 

Version 

Microsoft Windows 

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 

Browser Type  

Version 

Internet Explorer / Edge 

Internet Explorer 11 / Edge 83.x 

Firefox 

77.x 

Google Chrome 

  83.x 

Safari 

  13.x  

Database Type 

Version 

PostgreSQL 

 9.5 

MSSQL  

 SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012  

Web Server 

Version 

Internet Information Server (IIS) 

 IIS 10.0, 8.5, 8.0, 7.5 

Archive Client Application 

Operating System Type 

Version 

 Microsoft Windows 

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, Windows 10, 8.1 

 MacOS 

Catalina (10.15)   

 Linux – RedHat 

RedHat 5 or greater    

 Linux – SUSE 

10 and greater on x86, and x86_64 

 Linux - Ubuntu 

12.04 (LTS) and greater on X86 and X86_64 

 UNIX – IBM AIX 

7L version 7.1 (7100-00) or higher, 6L Version 6.1 (6100-00) or higher with required patches 

 UNIX - Solaris 

10 or greater on UltraSPARC and X86 

 UNIX – HPUX 

11iv2 with patches 

 IBM z/OS   

  Software: z/OS 2.4, z/OS 2.3, z/OS 2.2, z/OS 2.1, z/OS 1.13               

  Hardware: z10-EC, z10-BC, z-10, z196, z114, zEC12, zBC12,  

  z13 (2964), z13 (BC (2965)), z14, zR1, z15 

 

 

 IBM i 

  Software: IBM i 7.4, 7.3, 7.2, 7.1 

  Hardware: Power 7, 8 and 9 

Operating System Type - Mobile 

Version 

Smartcrypt for iOS 

12.x and newer 

Smartcrypt for Android 

10.x and newer 

Smartcrypt SDK 

 Language 

Version 

 Java 

 v2019.7.1 

Dependencies: 

  • Java 8 or higher JRE 

 Application Operating System 

Version 

 MacOS 

Catalina (10.15)   

 Windows 

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 (64-bit) 

Windows 10, 8.1 (64-bit) 

 Linux – RedHat 

RedHat 8 (64-bit) 

 Linux – SUSE 

Linux Enterprise Server 12, 11 

 Linux – Ubuntu 

  Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 (64-bit) 

Language  

Version 

  .NET 

  v2020.2.4 

Dependencies: 

  • .NET Framework 4.6.1 and higher on Windows 

  • .NET Core 2.1 on all platforms (LTS release from Microsoft) 

 Application Operating System  

Version 

 Windows 

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 (64-bit) 

Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit + 64-bit) 

 MacOS 

Catalina (10.15)   

 Linux – RedHat 

RedHat 8 (64-bit) 

 Linux – Ubuntu 

Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 (64-bit) 

Other PKWARE Components 

 Component 

Version 

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent - Server 

Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) Agent – Desktop 

Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2012 R2, 2008 R2, Windows 10, 8.1 

Smartcrypt Reader - Windows 

Windows 8.1 and higher 

Smartcrypt Reader – macOS 

macOS 10.15 and higher 

 

 

Features and Improvements 

The following capabilities have been added to the Manager, Client or both in the current release.

PKWARE Enterprise Manager 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager 

Summary 

Appliance / Windows 

Version 18.6.159 

Features 

  • Discovery file date filters   

  • Data redaction on custom patterns and regex 

  • Performance controls for devices 

  • Updates to Appliance SSL cipher suites and protocols 

  • See Updates to Appliance SSL Cipher Suites and Protocols section for details 

 

Archive Client Application 

Summary 

Windows, Mac, Linux 

Version 16.5.0007 

Features 

  • Discovery File Date Filters  

  • Data redaction on custom patterns and regex 

  • Performance controls for devices 

Other 

Summary 

Smartcrypt for Intune’ Mobile App 

Features: 

  • Support for Azure App Proxy Pre-Authentication – for Android 

 

 

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager Appliance – OS and Major Packages 

For a full list of the packages included in your appliance, see the Systems/Packages page. 

 

PKWARE Enterprise Manager Appliance 

Package / OS 

Version 

Ubuntu 

16.04.6 LTS (Xenial Xerus) 

Dotnet 

3.1.4-1 

Apache2 

2.4.18-2ubuntu3.14 

Postgresql 

9.5.21-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 

Openssl 

1.0.2g-1ubuntu4.16 

Python3 

3.5.1-3 amd64 

 

 

Updates to Appliance SSL Cipher Suites and Protocols 

The following security and protocol options are available for selection by the customer, for use in their environment. 

 

Default - TLSv1.x High Suite: 

SSL Cipher Suite:

  • Enabled to permit only secure ciphers 
  • SSLHonorCipherOrder ‘on’ by default 

  • Available Protocols: TLSv1, TLSv1.1, TLSv1.2 

 

Moderate - TLSv1.x High Suite AES: 

SSL Cipher Suite:

  • Enabled to permit only secure ciphers 
  • SSLHonorCipherOrder ‘on’ by default 
  • The following ciphers were explicitly removed from the suite: DES, 3DES, ADH, EXP, RC4
  •  Available Protocols: TLSv1, TLSv1.1, TLSv1.2

 

Strong - TLSv1.x High Suite AES: 

SSL Cipher Suite:

  • Enabled to permit only secure ciphers 
  • SSLHonorCipherOrder ‘on’ by default 
  • The following ciphers were explicitly removed from the suite: kECDH, RC4, 3DES, CAMELLIA, MD5, PSK, SRP, KRB4
  • Available Protocols: TLSv1.2

  

 

Related documentation 

 

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