Latest enhancements to the SDS for C&M Encryption Portal

Compatibility

SDS for C&M Encryption Portal is compatible with the latest stable version of the following browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari

Known issues

It is not possible to save a file in iOS if the browser is Chrome or Firefox.

If the browser is configured in desktop emulation mode on your iOS mobile device, SDS for C&M logs are not always sent to the SDMC server.

When decrypting a file, the logs sent to the SDMC do not contain the user’s names and surnames. Only the email address is visible in the administration web interface and in the API.

July 1, 2020

New features

Changing user passwords

Users can now change their passwords in the User menu in SDS for C&M Encryption Portal.

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Bug fixes

Support reference 163097PW

In iOS, if a file is not automatically saved after being protected or decrypted, the Save file button is now always available to do it manually.

Support reference 163079PW

Deploying new SDS for C&M Encryption Portal versions is now easier, as cache management has been improved. Please empty the browser cache to benefit from this enhancement.

May 26, 2020

Support reference 163047PW

When protecting files on iOS, the Protect button could not be accessed. This issue has been fixed.

April 7, 2020

Suggesting users

When protecting a file via SDS for C&M Encryption Portal, it is now easier to select users: if you start typing in the Email field, it displays the list of the users registered to your corporate account and partner accounts.

March 6, 2020

SDS for C&M Encryption Portal design

Users no longer have to choose the portal version that they want to use (i.e., free or full security) : based on their email address, the website now automatically redirects them to the appropriate page.

The new Stormshield graphical charter has been applied to SDS for C&M Encryption Portal.

User password expiration

The administrator can now define a validity period for user passwords. When their passwords expire, users are prompted to change them when they next log in to SDS for C&M Encryption Portal.

January 31, 2020

Account creation and initialization in SDS for C&M Encryption Portal

Users can now create an account in built-in key management mode in SDS for C&M Encryption Portal without initializing it from the SDS for C&M client. The users also receive an email confirming the creation of their account.

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Collaboration with external users through SDS for C&M Encryption Portal

SDS for C&M Encryption Portal now allows users to share their protected files with one or more recipients from outside their company. When protecting files, users enter the email addresses of external recipients, then provide them with the files.

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On the recipients’ side, they authenticate on SDS for C&M Encryption Portal using a code that they received via email. They can then upload the protected file to the portal web page in order to decrypt it and save it directly on the workstation.

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Helpdesk and Recovery operations through SDS for C&M Encryption Portal

If you have the Helpdesk and/or Recovery roles, SDS for C&M Encryption Portal now displays a new menu, Manage users, which makes it possible to retrieve a user’s password or to give a user’s access to another user.

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December 10, 2019

SDS for C&M Encryption Portal

End users can now perform the following operations by accessing SDS for C&M Encryption Portal in their browsers without the prior installation of the SDS for C&M client on their workstations.

  • Create an SDS for C&M account,
  • Log in with their SDS for C&M accounts,
  • Protect confidential files,
  • Open protected files.

SDS for C&M becomes much easier to deploy and use, since the server can be accessed on all operating systems.

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Collaboration with external users

SDS for C&M makes it possible to share protected files with external users who do not have the SDS for C&M client on their computers or mobile devices. In the Grant access menu in the SDS for C&M client, the user enters the recipients’ e-mail addresses, then grants them access to the files.

On the recipients’ side, they authenticate on SDS for C&M Encryption Portal through their SDS for C&M accounts or by using a code that they received via e-mail if they do not have accounts. They can then upload the protected file to the web page suggested by SDS for C&M Encryption Portal, which decrypts and saves it directly on the workstation.

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