Archive for the ‘Messaging’ Category



Creating & Managing a Security Label Policy (new whitepaper)

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Security Labels are a key component of systems providing security, particularly for military and government use where they are used to provide protective marking on information and as the basis for access control. Security Label Policy (generally simply termed “security policy” in most security label standards) controls the detailed structure of security labels and how [...]

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Using SMTP to provide a Military Messaging Service

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Military messaging has requirements that go beyond what is provided by standard personal or commercial email. NATO has defined the “STANAG 4406″ standard to provide military messaging, specifying a service and protocols based on X.400. In a new whitepaper on the Isode site, Using SMTP to provide a STANAG 4406 Military Messaging Service,  we look at [...]

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The M-Link IRC Gateway: new whitepapers

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Military deployments make extensive use of text chat services, mostly for multi-user chat (MUC). A vast majority of new deployments use the XMPP (eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) standard but there are significant legacy text chat installations using IRC (Internet Relay Chat). Communication between IRC and XMPP networks is often problematic. In the next major [...]

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Email for constrained link environments, a new evaluation guide

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

A new evaluation guide, looking at Email for Constrained Link Environments, is now now available from this website. This is the second guide in a series looking at Isode capabilities for constrained link environments. The first looked at XMPP Instant Messaging and Multi-User Chat, the next will look at Directory Synchronisation. The guide will enable [...]

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SMTP Extension for Message Transfer Priorities

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

As part of our continuing work on defining standards for military messaging over internet protocols (see the whitepaper Military Messaging (MMHS) over SMTP) we’re pleased to announce that “Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Extension for Message Transfer Priorities”, co-authored by Isode’s Alexey Melnikov, has now moved from Internet Draft to Proposed Standard status with the IETF. [...]

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