aladdin announces etoken oem deal with rsa security

By | February 9, 2006

Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), the worldwide leader in Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and USB-based authentication solutions, and a leading innovator in enterprise secure content management, today announced an OEM agreement with RSA Security Inc.

This OEM agreement represents the second phase of the Aladdin-RSA Security partnership following the patent licensing agreement originally announced on January 31, 2005. Through this OEM agreement, RSA Security will release a new RSA SecurID® authenticator that incorporates the Aladdin eToken USB technology. The new device that will use Aladdin eToken technology will be based on a standard Javacard™ platform and combine the convenience of a portable plug-and-play USB device with the secure storage of digital certificates and passwords.

“Over the last year, we have continued to build a strategic relationship with RSA Security resulting in an OEM agreement for Aladdin that continues to extend our leadership in USB-based token technology and intellectual property,” said Leedor Agam, vice president of business development for Aladdin Knowledge Systems. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with RSA Security, as we consider this a significant leap forward in our position within this fast-growing authentication market.”

“As the worldwide leader in strong authentication, RSA Security is committed to providing customers worldwide with the broadest range of flexibility and choice in two-factor authentication,” said Derek Brink, vice president of corporate development at RSA Security. “We look forward to leveraging this OEM relationship to further enhance our broad line of authenticators.”

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