Utimaco Safeware Integrates eToken from Aladdin Knowledge Systems with SafeGuard Line of Products

Strong Two-Factor Authentication for PC and Network Security

Oberursel, March 7, 2003 – Utimaco Safeware AG today announced it is partnering with Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN) to offer tightly-integrated USB authentication to strengthen and enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the security solutions sold to mutual customers.

eToken’s proven USB two-factor authentication technology now seamlessly integrates with several of Utimaco Safeware’s SafeGuard line of products including SafeGuard PrivateDisk providing virtual disk technology, SafeGuard PKI providing full and lightweight PKI solutions, SafeGuard Sign & Crypt for Lotus Notes and for MS Outlook & Office. Just now Utimaco Safeware continues the integrations with the award winning and world leading SafeGuard Easy to provide strong boot-level authentication and hard disk encryption. A pre-release will be introduced at CeBIT 2003 (Hall 17, Booth F06).

“We are committed to delivering total and uncompromising solutions to our customers,” says Rolf Wassermann, Vice President of Utimaco Safeware. “By integrating Aladdin’s eToken with our SafeGuard line of security products we can offer maximum security cost efficiently without sacrificing ease-of- use to the end user.”

“Utimaco Safeware’s customers have high standards where PC and network security is concerned,” says Leedor Agam, vice president, eToken Solutions, “and with eToken, customer’s expectations are sure to be exceeded because of high security, smooth implementations and seamless roll-out our joint solutions.”

Utimaco Safeware
Utimaco Safeware AG is one of the leading manufacturers of professional IT security solutions. The security technology and solutions developed by Utimaco Safeware protect the electronic data of companies and government bodies against unauthorized access and guarantee that business processes and administrative procedures in the electronic world are binding and confidential.

The business unit Personal Device Security provides technologies and solutions for information security in the fields of strong authentication, including biometric procedures, encryption and integrity control. The products and solutions secure data in Terminal Server and Citrix environments, on PCs, Laptops and PDAs at the workstation and when used in a mobile way. www.utimaco.com

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