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Upgrading to Lotus Notes and Domino 7 by Wendi Pohs, Matthew Henry, Tara Hall, Barry Heinz, Dick McCarrick, Tim Speed

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Chapter 11. Security

Many security features have been added and improved in Notes and Domino 7. These features include enhanced encryption options, larger Notes keys, Smartcard support, new security APIs, ID recovery enhancements, and new custom password policies. This chapter looks at each of these additions and improvements.

New Encryption Options

First, let's take a look at the new encryption options in Lotus Notes and Domino 7. Encryption for Domino is available first when creating a Notes ID file. Stored in the Notes ID file is the Internet key, used for S/MIME. Support for large Internet keys has been available since release 4. Prior to version 5.0.4, key lengths were restricted for encrypting data, but authentication and signing could ...

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