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Pragma SSH Server is not impacted by OpenSSL heartbleed vulnerability

Pragma Fortress SSH Server and Client Suite products are built with our own FIPS certified and US DoD tested Pragma Cryptographic Module, not utilizing any components of OpenSSL. Pragma Telnet Server product also does not use OpenSSL and thus unaffected as well.

Pragma's products are fully developed at our USA R&D center in Austin, Texas, for the platforms we serve, any Windows Operating systems, and are tested by several independent labs. Additionally, having full Microsoft's Certified for Windows products status and passing US Army's Testing Integration Center Lab tests, Pragma products have passed the rigorous security testing mandated by both US Government and Microsoft.

This applies to all of our encryption packages including:

  • Pragma SSH Server (aka Pragma Fortress SSH Server)
  • Pragma SFTP Server
  • Pragma SCP Server
  • Pragma FortressFX
  • Pragma FortressCL
  • Pragma SSH Console Client
  • Pragma SFTP Console Client
  • Pragma SCP Console Client

Pragma's commerce web site is also not impacted as it is developed with Microsoft IIS web server and .NET technology and does not use OpenSSL.

If you still have questions, please contact our support team at or call us at 512.219.7270.

About Pragma Systems

Pragma Systems Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise class remote access and secure file transfer software for Microsoft Windows platforms and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Pragma is an industry leader of Secure Shell (SSH), Telnet, SFTP and SCP technology. The company's end-to-end solutions comprising servers and desktop clients allows data-centers and enterprises to build highly secure infrastructure to access corporate supply chain, CRM, SAPConsole, distribution and warehouse applications over wired or wireless networks. Pragma's software is deployed in the majority of Fortune 500 companies in the USA and over 4400 companies worldwide with millions of licensed nodes. Visit


Contact: Edith H. Myers
Pragma Systems, Inc.


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