How do new protocols secure data transmission?
Enea, a Swedish provider of network software and services, has announced the availability of IPsec and SSH network security protocols for DSPNet, an IPv4v6 stack optimized for the Enea OSE ck real-time operating system. The new protocols are claimed to provide integrity verification, authentication, and encryption services that facilitate secure data transmission.
According to the company, its IPsec provides confidentiality, data integrity and authentication for packets sent over the internet. IPsec encrypts the IP data packets to hide its contents from unauthorized viewing. It also authenticates the sender and checks the received data for integrity. The SSH daemon (Secure Shell) provides an alternative to Telnet for accessing the OSE ck shell, which is used to execute commands on the DSP for management, configuration, status, and debug purposes.
Terry Pearson, vice president of marketing for Enea, said: DSPNet provides a secure, reliable, high-performance IP transport solution that enables DSPs to perform network processing as well as real-time signal processing. Together, OSE ck and DSPNet provide an out-of-the-box platform that enables NEPs to get to market faster with compact, high-performance, DSP-based communications equipment that offers superior reliability, security, and flexibility at a reduced cost.