OfficeScan provides enhanced encryption of communication between the server and agents using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 to meet governmental compliance standards.
OfficeScan only supports AES-256 encryption on servers and agents running OfficeScan 11.0 SP1 or later versions and Plug-in Manager 2.2 or later versions.
Ensure that you upgrade all OfficeScan agents that the server manages to version 11.0 SP1 before enabling AES-256 encryption. Older OfficeScan agent versions may be unable to decrypt the AES-256 encrypted communication. Enabling AES-256 encryption on older OfficeScan agent versions may result in a complete loss of communication with the OfficeScan server when using a proxy server.
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