A sampling of leading encryption programs

NAME PRICE SECURITY HOW IT WORKS NOTES LEVEL

Pretty Good Privacy $23/user Midrange Sender and Good support. Network receiver both Most widely Associates need a copy used program

CertifiedMail $99/year High Works as Out- Offers return CertifiedMail.com per acct look or Lotus receipt when Inc. Notes plug-in mail is read or on Web site

ZixMail $24/user High Can be used Allows any ZixIt Corp. per year through ZixIt subscriber to Web site or send encrypt- personal PC ed mail to anyone

Cryptogram $359 High. Sender needs Integrates Spartacom for 5 Powerful local copy. well with Technologies Inc. persons enough that Not neces- Windows and the govern- sary for Outlook. ment limits receiver Decryption export with a pass- word

SafeMessage $1,100 Highest Operates a Nearly Future Tech Corp. 10 users/ private, Net- impossible to year based system. hack and very Sender and easy to use recipient must have local copy

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