eToken middleware now available for Linux and MAC OS.
The eToken Middleware for Linux 3.60 and eToken Middleware for MAC OS 3.60 has been made generally available by Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Aladdin) (Nasdaq:ALDN), a Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and USB-based authentication solutions provider.
Aladdin's eToken is around the size of a house key and provides portable, safe information access, improved security, password and ID management and secure mobility of digital credentials, certificates and keys. It is used for applications including secure VPN, web sign-on, network logon, secure e-mail, single sign-on.
According to Aladdin, the software enables interaction between eToken smart card authentication and computers running on Linux or the MAC OS, offering support for secure token-based strong authentication and PKI solutions. The company claimed it offers unequalled support for organisations working with Linux and MAC OS systems, allowing secure PKI solutions to be implemented for Linux and MAC OS users alongside Windows users.
Aladdin said eToken now supports the following PKI operations on the Linux and MAC OS systems - importing digital certificates to eToken Email signing and encryption, certificate-based (SSL v3) secure Web authentication, certificate-based VPN authentication and thin client authentication.
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