Aladdin Offers Technical Session at SD West 2006: Best Practices for Maximizing Software Security & Protecting Your IP

CHICAGO, March 13, 2006 – Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), the worldwide leader in Software Digital Rights Management (SW DRM) and USB-based authentication solutions, and a leading innovator in enterprise secure content management, today announced that Chen Arbel, vice president of development and support, will offer an advanced technical session during Software Development Conference & Expo 2006 in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday, March 15th from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Titled “Best Practices for Maximizing Software Security & Protecting Your IP,” Arbel’s session will provide an in-depth description of best practices in software security. Through technical demonstrations, the session will illustrate how software developers are using Digital Rights Management (DRM) to secure their software and intellectual property, as well as enable secure licensing and distribution.

Arbel offers extensive security experience, serving in key roles in development teams for HASP, Aladdin’s market-leading software protection and licensing solution. Prior to joining Aladdin, Chen held a classified technology position for the Israeli government and served as Captain in the Special Forces for the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) where he gained extensive experience in high technology security. Chen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Polytechnic University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology.

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About Aladdin HASP

The Aladdin HASP family provides a suite of revolutionary hardware- and software-based anti-piracy solutions engineered for software publishers to ensure that their intellectual property is protected and they get paid for each product they ship. Aladdin HASP provides the highest level of anti-piracy protection available to combat unauthorized copying and use. HASP also delivers powerful new tools to enable innovative software licensing schemes and flexible pricing models that allow publishers to bring their products to market with confidence while increasing sales and profits:

” HASP for Single-User: A hardware-based (HASP HL) or software-based (HASP SL) solution for protecting and licensing software running on stand-alone computers.

” HASP for Enterprise: A hardware-based (HASP HL Net) solution for protecting and licensing software used by multiple users in network environments and the enterprise.

” HASP for Trialware: A software-based solution (HASP TT) for creating secure, controlled software trialware.

” HASP for Documents: A hardware-based system (HASP DocSeal) for protecting intellectual property and sensitive information in HTML files.

HASP is the worldwide market leader in software DRM solutions and is used by more software developers than any other product. In a recent head-to-head comparison conducted by independent testing lab KeyLabs, HASP finished far ahead of its closest competitor with a large lead in key categories including security, ease-of-use, flexibility of tools and functionality, and compatibility across platforms and environments.

About Aladdin

Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. is a global provider of security solutions that reduce software theft, authenticate network users and protect against unwanted Internet and e-mail content, including spam, viruses and spyware. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin’s Software DRM products allow software publishers to protect their intellectual property and increase revenues by reducing losses from software theft and piracy. Its Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (authentication) and what content their users can utilize (content security). Visit the Aladdin Web site at

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