Original Press Release
New Aladdin eToken PKI Client Releases Offer Full Support for Windows Vista, Intel Mac, Mac Keychain and Linux - Aladdin Reinforces Commitment to Providing Multi-Platform Support for PKI Solutions
Press release date: February 6, 2007
General availability announced for eToken PKI Client 4.0 for Windows and eToken PKI Client 3.65 for Linux and Mac
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6 /-- RSA CONFERENCE 2007 -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ:ALDN), the leader in Software DRM, strong authentication and content security solutions, today announced broad multi- platform eToken(TM) PKI support with the release of eToken PKI Client 4.0 for Windows and eToken PKI Client 3.65 for Linux and Mac. Aladdin's unmatched PKI solutions enable PKI applications to generate and store private keys and digital certificates inside the award-winning USB-based eToken smart card device, creating a secure environment and allowing complete security and portability.
eToken PKI Client 4.0 for Windows(R) and 3.65 for Linux and Mac(R) contain all PKI components and drivers necessary for seamless integration with industry products based on industry standard APIs, including PKCS#11, Microsoft CAPI and Mac Keychain. All authentication data is securely and portably stored on the eToken and can be easily used with any Windows, Mac or Linux computer configured for eToken use.
Public Key Infrastructure technology enables a number of security services, including strong user authentication and non-repudiation of transactions. Aladdin's PKI solutions enable organizations using multiple platforms to easily deploy strong two-factor user authentication for Web access, remote VPN access, network logon, PC protection, secure email and any standard PKI-enabled application.
Aladdin's new PKI Client releases provide unparalleled support for eToken customers with heterogeneous multi-platform IT environments, allowing organizations to support their users, customers or business partners whether they are using Windows, Mac, or Linux. Users are provided with true mobility, as they can use their eToken device from any client machine, not limited to a specific operating system.
PKI Client 4.0 takes the implementation and deployment of PKI solutions in an enterprise to the next level with the following new features: -- Simple local token management - New easy-to-use and intuitive end-user and administrator interfaces. A simple straight-forward tool is provided, in either simple or advanced modes, to answer day-to-day local token management needs -- Enhanced security - Token password quality settings are stored on the eToken smart card-based device, not on the PC -- Lost token solution - A solution for exceptions, such as employee-on- the-road lost token scenarios, based on eToken Virtual, a new software-based virtual token that provides temporary secure access to organizational resources secured by eToken -- Multilingual support - Facilitates implementation throughout global, multinational organizations -- One-factor authentication support - Provides organizations with the flexibility to allow their users to authenticate only with their token when appropriate
eToken PKI Client 4.0 is the first in the series of new releases to be introduced this year, eventually providing the same unique features and abilities to all supported platforms.
"Aladdin continues to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to providing unparalleled multi-platform support for PKI solutions," said Shlomi Yanai, vice president of the Aladdin eToken Business Unit. "eToken PKI Client 4.0 for Windows and eToken PKI Client 3.65 for Linux and Mac are major leaps forward in the industry, providing true multi-platform support that enables secure and practical implementations of PKI solutions. Available now, these new solutions allow organizations running multiple operating systems to deploy eTokens for all users, regardless of their OS -- adding a significant level or convenience and simplicity for IT security personnel."
About Aladdin Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALDN), founded in 1985, is a global provider of security solutions. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin's Software DRM products allow software developers and publishers to protect their intellectual property, increase revenues through licensing, and reduce losses from software piracy. Aladdin's Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (identity and password management) and what content their users can utilize (proactive content security). Aladdin has offices in 10 countries, a worldwide network of channel partners and holds numerous industry awards for innovation and reliability. For more information, please visit the Aladdin Web site at www.Aladdin.com.
eToken, Aladdin Knowledge Systems and the Aladdin logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. All other product and brand names mentioned in this document are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners