[JDEV] security

Eric Bowersox ebowersox at corp.webb.net
Fri Apr 14 10:10:22 CDT 2000

>            We are developing an Instant Messaging client using Jabber
> Server . To provide some bare minimum security , we will be encrypting
> the messages at the client side using some standard algorithm and the
> message will decrypted using the same key. Does Jabber 
> support this kind
> of security feature ? or Is there any other alternative to this ?

Jabber supports connections encrypted using SSL, so if you have OpenSSL
(http://www.openssl.org) you should be all right in the security department.
(Depending on your local political situation of course.)


Eric J. Bowersox - Jabber Inc. - ebowersox at jabber.com
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