Pointsec Launches ActivIdentity Smart Card ID with USB
The company is now integrating its encryption software, Pointsec for PC 6.0, with ActivIdentity's Smart Card ID solutions.Pointsec Mobile Technologies, which specializes in encryption software for laptops, desktops, PDAs and smart phones, announced Oct. 30 that its product Pointsec for PC 6.0 will now combine ActivIdentitys Smart Card ID solutions with ActivIdentity ActivKey, a USB token solution, which may give users an improved data security system with encryption and authentication tools. This data protection software lets business and government users protect data stored on their laptops or PCs in a more comprehensive manner, as Pointsecs software encrypts a notebook or desktop PCs entire disk, so as to protect the operating system and sensitive system files by closing down potential security vulnerabilities. "As work forces grow more mobile, the risk of exposing sensitive customer or business information from lost or stolen laptops has become a major concern for corporations and government agencies," Peter Larsson, CEO of Pointsec, said in a statement.
Pointsec, based in Lisle, Ill., now offers its Pointsec for PC Solution with ActivIdentity smart cards and USB tokens put together for use with ActivClient middleware and ActivIdentity Applets.