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Version 1.6 (free upgrade from v1.5)


1.6.1 (March 2014)

Allow application profiles of configuration file to be retrieved from the Application_Start event when running in the IIS 7 native mode.

1.6.0 (November 2013)

Ported code to .NET Framework 4.0 (it no longer requires .NET 2.0). Fixed bug that caused occasional exceptions when registering product from the GUI. Rewrote setup program.

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Version 1.5 (free upgrade from v1.4, v1.3)


1.5.5 (July 2010)

Allow application profiles of Web applications to be retrieved from the Application_Start event when running in the IIS 7 native mode. Fixed the missing version compatibility mode.

1.5.4 (February 2010)

Minor changes including explicit definition of encryption padding mode (PKCS7).

1.5.3 (November 2009)

Added support for applications running in web hosting environment, such as WCF services running in IIS. Allow application profiles using configuration files to be accessed by hosted applications, such as WCF services running in IIS.

1.5.2 (March 2009)

Allow interoperability between applications running in both 32-bit and 64-bit modes on 64-bit Windows® (i.e. application profile can be accessed from both a 32- and a 64-bit process).

1.5.0.1 (x64) (March 2009)

Released 64-bit installer (for 64-bit platforms).

1.5.0.1 (August 2007)

Added support for several new command-line options to the console application.

1.5.0 (February 2007)

Ported product to .NET Framework 2.0. Added support for Windows® Vista.

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Version 1.4 (free upgrade from v1.3, v1.2)


1.4.2 (June 2006)

Corrected the GUI problem causing the "out of range" exception when saving changes in the Options dialog box with Key Manager option unchecked. Added the missing command-line utility to the installer. Corrected the problem causing an authorization exception for Web-based applications retrieving profile values.

1.4.1 (December 2005)

Corrected the problem causing the "error generating static machine key" exception under the high load.

1.4.0 (May 2005)

Added support for strong-named assemblies. Added drag-and-drop capability for copying profile values in CipherSafe.NET GUI. Added a command-line utility for performing such operations as product registration, exporting, importing, and re-encryption of applications profiles. Allow users to configure the CipherSafe.NET Key Manager service settings during installation.

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Version 1.3 (free upgrade from v1.2, v1.1, v1.0)


1.3.1.6 (May 2005)

Allowed Key Manager service to run as an unprivileged user. Support applications built with older versions of the CipherSafe.NET library. Fixed several minor GUI bugs.

1.3.0.4 (February 2005)

Added support for Windows® scripts and configuration files. Improved internal security features and fixed several bugs. Corrected documentation errors and typos. Added new classes, methods, enumerations, and properties to the CipherSafe.NET library. Modified certain user interface elements (dialogs layouts, toolbar icons, menu options).

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Version 1.2 (free upgrade from v1.1, v1.0)


1.2.5 (July 2004)

Added support for traditional ASP applications. Added a sample COM wrapper (CipherSafe.NET COM Object) for the CipherSafe.NET library.

1.2.1.2 (April 2004)

Fixed the bug causing the "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error when calling ApplicationProfile indexer for the current application under non-privileged context. Corrected typos in help file. Adjusted help references for Product Options dialog tabs.

1.2.0.2 (March 2004)

Added ability do customize product administrators and administrators of each managed application profile. Added new application profile properties (options). Provided a more fine-grained customization of importing and exporting features. Added ability to quickly populate application profile(s) with values imported from a file. Added a connection string builder. Added ability to check profile values defining connection strings against SQL Server, Oracle, OLE DB or ODBC data source. Modified an approach for allowing or disallowing administrators to decrypt profile values or export application profiles. Eliminated product password used in administrative tasks. Improved internal security features. Added new classes, methods, enumerations, and properties to the CipherSafe.NET library. Modified certain user interface elements (dialogs layouts, toolbar icons, menu options).

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Version 1.1 (free upgrade from v1.0)


1.1.1.1 (August 2003)

Fixed the disappearing toolbar problem.

1.1.0 (June 2003)

Improved encryption key management. Added a new application type allowing to manage virtual directories, which are not defined as IIS applications. Allowed users to specify Web proxy settings when performing online registration. Updated User's Guide.

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Version 1.0


1.0.0.5 (February 2003)

Fixed a problem which caused corruption of decryptor when an exception was thrown during decryption process.

1.0.0.4 (December 2002)

Modified encryption logic to add random bytes to data before performing encryption.

1.0.0 (October 2002)

Original release.

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