RE: Secure Instant Messenger for Windows?

Date: 02/10/03

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    From: "CORREIA, PATRICK" <>
    To: 'Matthew Adkins' <>, "''" <>
    Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 13:34:39 -0500

    You might want to check out Jabber (, an open-source
    protocol for real-time messaging and presence. I haven't had any personal
    experience with it, but it seems to meet your requirements well. The price
    is right, and since it's open-source you should be able to customize it to
    meet your needs. In terms of security, makes the following
    claims (from

    "Any Jabber server may be isolated from the public Jabber network, many
    server implementations use SSL for client-server communications, and
    numerous clients support PGP/GPG for end-to-end encryption; more robust
    security using SASL and session keys is under development."

    Maybe someone who has implemented Jabber in a corporate environment can
    contribute some insight?

    Patrick Correia, Web Designer
    Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Matthew Adkins []
    Sent: Friday, February 07, 2003 7:46 PM
    Subject: Secure Instant Messenger for Windows?

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