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Enhanced Security and Support for Steel-Belted Radius (SBR), Version 6.2

Heartbleed and evolving advanced persistent threats have created the need for stronger encryption methodologies. Likewise, BYOD and cloud services have introduced new levels of risk and vulnerability for enterprise networks as its perimeter has expanded. With the release of Steel-Belted Radius (SBR), Version 6.2, Pulse Secure addresses not only these evolving threats but also the growing demand of administrative platforms.

This latest version of SBR enables our customers to:

  • Deploy advanced encryption methods for user passwords stored in LDAP/AD Database
  • Access SBR GUI and storing password in OS database with advanced cryptographic hash functions (SHA256, SHA512)
  • Prevent OpenSSL vulnerabilities with updated libraries
  • Install and administrate SBR server on the latest Windows/Linux and database platforms: Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7/8/8.1/10, RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 6.0/7.0, SUSE Linux 12

Additional details about Pulse Secure Steel-Belted Radius (SBR), Version 6.2 is here.

By leveraging the market-leading SBR server, small to mid-sized enterprise customers are empowered with AAA coverage in heterogeneous networks and the ability to track who connected or disconnected from an SBR server along with the capabilities to view changes made on the server. We are pleased to inform our present customers that they can upgrade to the latest release of SBR 6.2 and they have 150 days to request SBR 6.2 version specific license.

Learn more about Pulse Secure SBR at