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1 IN THE NEWS eToken is a durable USB key that serves as an inexpensive, yet extremely reliable two-factor authentication device for organizations. For example, organizations using eToken for Windows 2000/XP Smart Card Logon, the employee must plug in the eToken (something he has) and type in the eToken password (something he knows). This proves to be a highly secure and yet easily integrated solution for all types of environments. eToken Enterprise, the plug-and-play ready-to-use software that allows IT administrators to easily integrate eToken into their existing security framework, provides organizations with strong Windows 2000/XP Smart Card Logon, security for online web services and VPNs (Virtual Private Networks).
3 You could actually dry off the coffee, and they still worked," says Predictive Systems CTO Anish Bhimani. - eToken customer quote in Computerworld article In her January 2002 article, Deborah Radcliffe of Computerworld, wrote: Before selecting a token to authenticate users for its PeopleSoft resources, Predictive Systems Inc., a New York-based IT consulting firm, ran the tokens through a gantlet - banging them, stepping on them, dropping them in coffee. The company settled on USB plug-in tokens from Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. in Chicago.
4 SC Magazine eTokens portability and security provide not only a method to ensure powerful data integrity, authentication and encryption, but also a convenient way of gaining peace of mind by carrying your digital identity with you. - Paul Robinson, SC Magazine BEST SECURITY HARDWARE AWARD 2001 In a February 2001 review, SC Magazine wrote: eToken and iKey are very similar products…I think the eToken kit does get the edge though in documentation. The SDK user manual is easier to follow…The eToken and iKey editors work in a pretty similar fashion, although I would say that the eToken editor is more intuitive.
5 Aladdin Knowledge Systems Inc. this week will introduce its Universal Serial Bus-based authentication token, which offers 1,024-bit encryption. Dubbed eToken Pro, the device is about the size of a house key and plugs directly into the port. - Jeffrey Burt, eWeek A Token for Encryption The Tel Aviv, Israel, company's tokens can be used for authentication as well as digital signatures and carry an onboard cryptographic processor…It also supports all of the major public-key infrastructure applications from vendors such as Baltimore Technologies Inc., Entrust Technologies Inc. and VeriSign Inc.
6 Computer Buyers Guide We tested the eTokens by setting them up for access to the Windows password, something the included software makes very easy. As an authentication approach, the eToken works well. - Ted Needleman, Reviewer Aladdins eToken Developers Kit The eToken from Aladdin has the functions of a smart card inside a USB token that can be put on a key chain… You must physically possess the token to use the PC and you must also know the password for that token. You can even embed additional authentication material, such as additional passwords, in the eToken…
7 There are no effective painless security systems, but taking care not to lose the machine and secure access in case it does disappear are worth the trouble … Consider products from the Israeli security company Aladdin Knowledge Systems, especially the new USB- based Aladdin eToken PRO, a $50 key-size gizmo you can literally keep on your key chain. It's a great product, with 1Kb encryption. -Jim Seymour, PC Magazine
8 eToken contains the same components as a smart card but in a much smaller package … containing a USB connector cable so you can easily plug the eToken into a computer s USB Port. This is important for several reasons, but the most significant is that it eliminates the need to purchase and deploy smart card readers for every computer in your enterprise. -ZDNet COMDEX Fall Article Wayne Rash ZDNet Writer
9 RANDOM ACCESS Key to security… Want to lock up your network? Aladdin Knowledge Systems' offers eToken Pro. It is the size of a house key and usually carried on a key chain. Workers simply plug it into a PC's universal serial bus port to get into the network. Prices start at $37 per token. -BusinessWeek Digital Manager
10 One company taking advantage of the new HIPAA regulations is Aladdin Knowledge Systems…retained by California-based MEDePass to product electronic tokens that will store MEDePass data and allow doctors to access secure patient files from any location. Aladdins plastic-encased tokens are commonly used in other industries to secure computer networks. Samantha Marshall - Crains Health Pulse Reporter