CHICAGO, March 8, 2005
Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd.
today announced the release of AladdinCARD USB, a PCI card that allows
organizations to connect USB
keys inside of a machine. The new AladdinCARD USB product offers a new
level of durability and
security to USB devices, such as the Aladdin HASP HL software copy
protection device, making them less
vulnerable to theft or loss due to their internal placement within the

is ideal for large organizations and educational and industrial
environments where a
USB key is typically more at risk of being damaged or stolen. It also
offers manufacturers of combined
hardware/software solutions, such as medical equipment and cash register
products, a more secure
method of storing a USB security device. The new PCI card also provides
two additional external USB
ports, adding convenience on top of added protection.

“In response to growing demand for even higher security for our Aladdin
USB products and others,
we’re pleased to offer a PCI card that greatly reduces risk by allowing
organizations to store USB
devices in a less vulnerable location,” said Avi Barir, vice president
of Software DRM at Aladdin
Knowledge Systems. “Using AladdinCARD USB, keys are simply more
difficult to access, thus greatly
reducing the number of missing or damaged keys. We’re proud to offer
such a simple, yet innovative

The HASP Family of Products

  • HASP HL – the
    industry’s top hardware-based licensing and software protection system

  • HASP HL Net – a
    hardware-based solution for protecting and licensing software used by

    multiple users in network environments and in the enterprise

  • HASP SL a
    software-based licensing, protection and distribution system

    (formerly known as the Privilege Trialware Toolkit) –for creating
    secure, controlled trialware

About Aladdin Knowledge Systems

Aladdin (NASDAQ: ALDN)
is a global provider of software digital rights management (DRM) and
enterprise security.
Aladdin products include: the HASP® family of hardware
and software-based products that flexibly
protect, license and distribute software and intellectual property; the
USB-based eToken
for strong user authentication and e-commerce security; and the eSafe® line of integrated
security solutions that protect networks against malicious,
inappropriate and nonproductive
Internet-borne content. Visit the Aladdin Web site at