Having combined the award-winning Steganos Safe and Password Manager security programs with Trace Destructor, Berlin-based software provider Steganos has launched the new Steganos Privacy Suite 19, offering complete protection for documents, images and passwords in a single application. Sensitive data such as business reports, TAN lists and holiday photos can be easily encrypted on the PC, on the network or in the Cloud. Major innovations are two-factor authentication, conversion from hard drive partitions to safes and an enhanced privacy function that blocks ads and trackers even more thoroughly. The Steganos Safe 19 and Steganos Password Manager 19 programs for digital security are also available separately.

Innovations in Steganos Privacy Suite 19 at a glance:
  • Two-factor authentication for safes and keychains (optionally via third-party apps such as Authy or Google Authenticator)
  • Conversion from hard drive partitions to safes
  • Direct access to private favourites via the Password Manager browser plug-in for Chrome and Firefox
  • Backup wizard for Password Manager keychains
  • Enhanced privacy function blocks more ads and trackers
  • Fingerprint authentication for Password Manager Android app
  • Easy password import from Google Chrome

Steganos Privacy Suite 19

Many of the innovations and improvements have been incorporated into Steganos Privacy Suite 19, the complete data protection solution. The software - “made in Germany” - uses a digital safe and password management to offer comprehensive protection for data and private files. The clear menu guidance makes it easy for users to encrypt sensitive data on the home PC, on the network or in the Cloud at the push of a button. Automatic generation, entry and management of passwords and online accounts saves users all the effort, no matter whether they are using a computer, tablet or smartphone. In addition, all browser data and processes can be deleted with a click of the mouse. For Steganos Privacy Suite 19, data protection “made in Germany” means that no traces are left behind on devices and privacy is protected.

More information can be found at: https://www.steganos.com/en/steganos-privacy-suite-19

Steganos Password Manager 19
Passwords need to be secure, distinct, and kept protected. Furthermore, the number of passwords you need to remember is constantly increasing. Self- managing access data for every possible account is therefore no longer an option. With its highly secure encryption, Steganos Password Manager 19 provides the solution, both generating and managing strong passwords. Doing so is easy and secure. With two-factor authentication for keychains, version 19 provides even more security, optionally via third-party apps such as Authy or Google Authenticator as well. Browser plug-ins allow direct access to private favourites. If there is ever a problem with the keychain, the backup wizard provides support. Mobile access to the keychain is possible on iOS and Android devices, of course, and passwords can now be easily imported from Google Chrome.

More information can be found at: https://www.steganos.com/en/steganos-password-manager-19

Steganos Safe 19
With the Steganos Safe 19 digital safe, sensitive data such as documents, business files, images or TAN lists can be securely encrypted with 384 bit AES-XEX encryption and locked away on the PC, on the network and in the Cloud. A complete innovation is the two-factor authentication for safes, which can be optionally used via third-party apps such as Authy or Google Authenticator as well. Also new is the option of converting hard drive partitions into safes. The highly professional security software “made in Germany” offers a clearly-structured user interface that guarantees ease of use. In this way, Steganos guarantees the highest level of reliable protection against data espionage and hacking.

More information can be found at: https://www.steganos.com/en/steganos-safe-19

One program for five devices
The new Steganos Privacy Suite 19 includes a household licence for five simultaneously-used Windows computers, and so is a practical choice for the professional protection needed for the whole family.


# 2FA in safesMy1 2017-10-12 11:57
hello. I Think there's a big issue of how you are marketing your "innovation" of 2FA for the safes.

2FA can be nice is used correctly, but I dont think it is done that way.

Considering you say that you can use Authy for the Second Factor this means in the end that you are locked into TOTP, which means that we get Time-based dynamic codes. This is nothing that can even REMOTELY be a part of the crypto, meiang the only thing you can do is check the code and deny decryption, but this is a fairly useless endeavor for multiple reasons:

1) All the Data is already there. unlike online services, you can really deny the access to the local safe itself as it's already lying around.

2) someone can write a piece of software that just does the decryption and doesnt care about the TOTP. considering you use an Open Standard, AES, this is definitely possible for the right people.

3) (and obviously the most blatant of all) the OTP validation will inevitably occur on the same computer as the Steganos Software is running, aka the computer where you enter the key, this is the ONE THING which is absolutely a big problem for ANYTHING which uses a shared secret. Because this allows even without writing a special software that just ignores the 2nd Factor, you can use this to actually crack the OTP DIRECTLY IN THE STEGANOS SOFTWARE.

The Shared Secret needs to be available as plaintext whereever and whenever you want to generate or verify the OTP.

and here comes the big problem. This means, an attacker can just go and READ THE SECRET FROM THE RAM, and enter it into his code generator and generating a second factor code essentially making it COMPLETELY USELESS.

so any comments on that? I dont think so, beacause I already asked in 2 German blogposts as well as on twitter.
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