Jetico Product Release Notes: Jetico Central Manager v.5

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Minimum System Requirements 

Hardware Requirements for JCM Server

  • RAM 2 GB
  • Free disk space 6 GB

Supported Operating Systems for JCM Server

  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.x
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016 
  • Windows Server 2019

Supported Browsers for JCM Console

JCM Console will run on any one of the compatible, HTTPS enabled web browsers listed below, regardless of operating system. 

Desktop/Laptop Browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer V.9+
  • MS Edge
  • Opera
  • Safari

Mobile Browsers

  • Android 4.2+
  • iOS 8+

For all Browsers

  • HTTPS protocols must be enabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be enabled
  • Images must not be blocked

Supported Operating Systems for JCM Clients

BestCrypt Volume Encryption:

  • Any Windows starting Windows XP
  • Any MacOS starting MacOS X 10.9


  • Windows 11
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista (x86 only)
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 (incl. R2)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 (x86 only)

Product Updates 

12-December-2023 | server v.5.05.2 | BCVE client v.5.12.2 | BCWipe client v.7.50.1 |agent 1.03.5 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Updated Backup and Restore for SQLite database (embedded)
  • Improved status and progress display for wiping tasks
  • Fixed minor bugs

17-October-2023 | server v.5.05.1 | BCVE client v.5.12.1 | BCWipe client v.7.05.3 |agent 1.03.5 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Added support for SQLite database (embedded)
  • Updated embedded client software
  • Fixed minor bugs

28-June-2023 | server v.5.05.0 | BCVE client v.5.11.4 | BCWipe client v.7.05.2 |agent 1.03.4 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Improved performance and UI

15-March-2023 | server v.5.02.3 | BCVE client v.5.11.3 | BCWipe client v.7.04 |agent 1.03.4 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Added NIST 800-88 wiping schemes
  • Introduced automatic installation of Java (JDK)
  • Updated BCVE and BCWipe client software
  • Minor bug fixes

01-December-2022 | server v.5.2.2 | BCVE client v.5.11 | BCWipe client v. |agent 1.03.4 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Introduced support for central management of the graphical pre-boot password environment
  • Added ability to control whether BCWipe's task progress should be hidden or shown on client computers via the wiping policies. 
  • Improved compatibility with BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Server Edition. Now the two tools can coexist on one machine. 
  • Enhanced automated full server backup functionality for both local and over-the-network backup
  • Revised the content of company-wide reports
  • Updated localizations
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements

02-June-2022 | server v.5.2.1 | BCVE client v.5.10.1 | BCWipe client v.7.03.1 |agent 1.03.3 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.1

  • Updated Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish localizations
  • Updated BCWipe modules
  • Introduced support for encrypting ARM-based devices

16-March-2022 | server v.5.2.0 | BCVE client v.5.05.0 | BCWipe client v. |agent 1.02.08 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.0

  • Added capabilities to deploy client software in bulk to a group of computers. 
  • Updated embedded third-party libraries.
  • Updated BCWipe modules. 
  • Switched to Java 11+.

29-September-2021 | server v.5.1.0 | BCVE client v.5.03.2 | BCWipe client v.7.02 |agent 1.02.05 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.0

  • Added support for integration with Active Directory for Single-Sign-On
  • Added support for embedding BestCrypt Volume Encryption modules in Windows Recovery Environment. 
  • Added support for ARIA encryption algorithm 

15-April-2021 | server v.5.0.2 | BCVE client v.4.24.2 | BCWipe client v.7.01.2 |agent 1.02.04 |BCVE Mac client 1.3.0

  • Updated Mac client software to support macOS Big Sur and Macs with  M1 chips.
  • Improved reports for BCWipe software.
  • Minor improvements for JCM Console GUI.
  • Fixed minor bugs.

16-February-2021 | server v.5.0.1 | BCVE client v.4.24.2 | BCWipe client v.7.01 |agent 1.02.04 |

Announced general availability of Jetico Central Manager v.5

  • Added support for central management of BCWipe client software.
  • Added support for centralized wiping policies.
  • Added support for initiating wiping commands on remote client computers.
  • Added support for central management of Transparent Wiping.
  • Added support for central management of Swap File Encryption.
  • Added support for central management of Reserved Space.
  • Added support for following the progress of wiping tasks in real time.
  • Added elaborate alerting and logging capabilities for BCWipe.
  • Added support for managing BestCrypt Volume Encryption and BCWipe from one management console. 
  • Revamped interface for BCWipe client software.