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Shinkuro is a US-based research and development company with a strong interest in information sharing across organizational boundaries. (more)

Shinkuro's interests and expertise lie in secure Internet capabilities, and the company provides leadership in community activities such as the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) deployment initiative.

Shinkuro File Sharing Software

Learn more about the preview editions of Shinkuro's collaboration software, now available for Windows NT/2000/XP, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD. (more)


Paper released
Steve Crocker is one of the authors of Security and Other Technical Concerns Raised by the DNS Filtering Requirements in the PROTECT IP Bill.

Build 1580 Released
Chat sessions now have clickable links for invoking a browser, and several new configuration options are listed in the release notes.

Shinkuro Factoid
You can find your unique id (the fingerprint of your public key) under the Shinkuro "Help" tab, on the "About" menu entry. The panel has real-time performance information and your keyid, which is useful for those of you who have Shinkuro running on several machines using similar nicknames. What's your coolest use of Shinkuro? Let us know.

Participation in CWID
Shinkuro was selected to participate in the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstrations 2005 exercise. This exercise is designed to try several new products in a simulated battle environment. Participants will use Shinkuro's secure sharing technology for files and screens with controlled group membership to demonstrate secure collaboration in crisis situations.

In the news

Two great reviews of our file sharing software appeared on the web recently.

First, Gillian Kerr wrote an extensive piece on the software, its features, and how we stack up to others. Robin Good also posted an article describing his experiences with the software. Thanks to both for their comments and review -- we definitely appreciate the feedback.

File sharing for Linux
Shinkuro's newest build now includes support for Linux. This alpha software implements all of the basic Shinkuro file sharing functionality. Click through to the download page to get the software. Be sure to give us feedback on the software.

In the news
Read Stowe Boyd's article on Shinkuro.

New version of file sharing software
Shinkuro's file sharing software (version 2) is now available for download during our open beta test period. This download, available for Windows 2000/XP and Mac OS X Panther is fully functional, demonstrating a complete set of group formation, instant messaging, and screen sharing capabilities. Click through to the download page to get your copy today. Be sure to contact us through the support forums with feedback.

FAQ available
To help you with the Shinkuro file sharing software, we've just posted an FAQ. Send us other questions that ought to be in the list and we'll add them.

Funding from DARPA
On August 19, 2002, Shinkuro received a contract from DARPA for research on collaboration between individuals in different networks and geographic locations.


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