Clients for MAC Users
has managed to short-change users with Outlook Express for the Mac.
All versions after v4.5 fail to provide support for SSL and Authentication,
both of which are necessary for secure messaging. Further, the latest
versions even fail to support personal certificates for S/MIME.
demonstrates a total lack of concern for Mac users regarding these issues.
Microsoft states that, even though their Windows clients continue to
provide support for SSL and Authentication, their attention was focused
upon other, more pressing, areas.
is nothing more than a bad port of Outlook to the Mac platform, and
also lacks support for SSL and Authentication. If you haven't upgraded
to Outlook 5+ or Entourage, please don't. If you already have, or do
so in the future, you will NOT be able to access your SecureNym mail.
5.1 has been an option for Mac users, but recently announced security
vulnerabilities in openSSL necessitated changes in SSL. This has created
timeout problems for Eudora users, regardless of platform. Eudora will
work, but not without some annoying timeout errors.
7+ is an option, although not ideal. Mozilla does not presently support
SSL, due to the Mac keyring issue.
seems to fill the need for a reliable, well featured, Mac mail client.
We have tested PowerMail, and have found it to be very acceptable. PowerMail
supports SSL, authentication, and PGP. You can download PowerMail 4.0
for 30 day trial, or purchase a registration key here.
you have any questions, please feel free to write us at: SecureNym