In response to your questions
Uses SSH for what…? does the person asking perhaps mean SSL, in which case the answer is yes, it can.
Secure communications where…? between FileMaker Client and FileMaker server…? or…?
It's quite difficult to provide much assistance as the questions don't seem to make a lot of sense to me…!
It's possible that this article may prove helpful to the person asking the questions http://ist.mit.edu/consulting/db/fm/encrypt
Thanks for your quick reply. Unfortunately no one in IT knows very much Filemaker Pro so it is hard to communicate with them. Especially since I'm a math professor who just enjoys writing Filemaker solutions for various activities by different departments.
Your link seemed to satisfy my IT guy so I appreciate your help.
Dr. Brian Garman
University of Tampa