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Micro System Designs Launches Division to Increase Focus On Its Internet Browsing Tools and Computer Security Products.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 1999-- Delivers Products to Make Cyber Shopping More

Efficient and Secure; Company Hires New President and CEO to Drive

Company Growth

Micro System Designs, Inc., a leader in the data transfer technology industry for the past 11 years, today announced it has created a new division called to increase the focus on its family of consumer Internet products. These unique and innovative products make a customer's online experience more efficient and secure. The company also announced that it has hired industry veteran Rick C. Garian as president and CEO to lead both the parent company and the new division.

"'s products make it incredibly easy for me to surf the Web and make purchases," said Dennis C. Cooney, president of Kensington Services Company. "Before, I had to remember my password for every site, which became an irritating task. Then when I wanted to register for a site or make a purchase, I had to fill in the same information time and time again. With products from, all of these tasks are automatic, and I don't have to spend valuable time searching for the right password or inputting the same information. I'm pleased that they have created a new division to focus on these types of products that help me surf the Web more efficiently."

To increase the momentum the company has created, Micro System Designs has hired Rick C. Garian to lead the company as it enters a phase of accelerated growth. Garian brings more than 25 years of experience leading technology companies. Most recently he was COO and a board member of Computer Marketplace, Inc., a $30 million publicly-traded networking technologies company.

"Micro System Designs is poised to build momentum in computer security and browsing tools for e-commerce on the Internet, and I'm excited about the market opportunities," said Rick Garian, Micro System Designs president and CEO. "Our development teams in the U.S., India and Europe are producing world-class products. We are well-positioned to leverage our technology with marketing on the Internet to drive revenue growth and deliver products that are in demand by cyber surfers and shoppers."

About's products's suite of products automate the process of visiting Web sites that require passwords or forms to be completed when buying products. The company also provides security products that control access to variable data. Its products include:

--WebPasskey, the company's flagship product that frees consumers from Web passwords by automatically capturing, storing and entering user names and passwords when browsing the Web. WebPasskey received an Editor's Choice award from ZDNet as well as a five-star rating from

--WebFormFill, which works seamlessly and securely with any Internet shopping site by analyzing each form and automatically filling in user shipping and billing information.

--Password Bank, which securely stores passwords and prints them out in a variety of convenient formats.

--Device Control, a product that gives access to a number of people, but prevents them from walking away with valuable files.

About Micro Systems Designs (MSD)

Since 1988, Micro Systems Designs, Inc. has been a leading develop of software and hardware to transfer and secure information on desktop PCs. is a division of MSD, focused on providing Internet products to make a consumer's experience on the Web more efficient and secure. MSD products may be ordered online via the Internet or by mail or fax. For more information, visit, e-mail or phone 408.260.2600.

Micro System Designs, WebFormFill and WebPasskey are trademarks or registered trademarks of Micro System Designs, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Date:Jul 6, 1999
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