Aladdin Knowledge Systems’ eToken Drivers Microsoft(R) WHQL Certified;
eToken drivers deliver seamless integration with Windows operating systems
Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ALDN) Dec. 31 today announced the drivers for its eToken family of USB authentication tokens were awarded Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certification. Windows 2000 now automatically identifies eToken drivers and recognizes them as trusted. (Log http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20021118/CGM018LOGO )
According to Microsoft, its WHQL program promotes driver signing for designated device classes as a mechanism to advance the quality of drivers, provide a better user experience and reduce vendor support costs. Aladdin customers can now install eToken drivers using Windows Installer which will place the driver on any Windows 9x/NT/2000 operating system environment as seamlessly as installing applications on a home PC.
“eToken delivers value in a variety of ways, including its simple, straightforward implementation,” says Leedor Agam, vice president, eToken Solutions. “WHQL certification is solid evidence that eToken is an enterprise-ready security solution optimized for Windows OS network environments.” eToken .
eToken, a USB device about the size of a normal house key, is the ultimate device for securing networks and e-Business platforms. It offers a fully portable and cost-effective means to authenticate users and to digitally sign sensitive business transactions.
Utilizing state of the art technology, eToken PRO offers advanced smart card functionality with a robust onboard cryptographic processor such as 1024-bit RSA, 3xDES and SHA1. eToken PRO offers an unmatched level of physical and logical protection with its ITSEC LE4 smart card chip security accreditation. With its onboard 1024-bit RSA processor, eToken PRO is the ideal solution for PKI enabled applications. Since all operations, signing and PKI key generation are done on the token itself, sensitive data is kept away from the hostile environment of the PC.
eToken R2 offers simple yet robust 120bit DESX onboard security functionality as its underlying technology. Both the eToken PRO and the R2 offer enhanced physical features in their newly designed one-piece plastic housing, providing an unmatched tamper-evident and water-resistant container. Support for open, non-proprietary security standards such as Microsoft CAPI & PKCS11, makes integration with security applications quick and smooth.
Aladdin Knowledge Systems
Aladdin (Nasdaq: ALDN) is a leader in digital security, providing solutions for software commerce and Internet security since 1985. Aladdin serves over 30,000 customers worldwide. Aladdin’s products include: the USB-based eToken device for user authentication and e-commerce security; the eSafe line of content security solutions that protect PCs and networks against malicious, inappropriate and nonproductive Internet-borne content; HASP and Hardlock, hardware-based software security systems that protect the revenues of developers; and Privilege, a software licensing and distribution platform. Please visit Aladdin’s Web site at www.eAladdin.com.
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