CRYPTO-Server Also Provides Mac Users With The First Remote Two-Factor
Authentication For Apache Web Servers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, January 6, 2005 – Building on its “Best of Show” award at
Macworld 2004 for the first authentication solution for the Mac (Nasdaq:
AAPL), CRYPTOCard, ( the leader in Mac-specific
authentication technology, will provide Macworld 2005 attendees with a
sneak peak at its latest solution, CRYPTO-Server. CRYPTOCard (booth 1442)
will demonstrate CRYPTO-Server’s CRYPTO-Logon functionality, which takes
Mac OS X authentication to the next level by replacing the traditional Mac
log-on screen with a one-time password protected log-on screen to provide
simple “One-PIN-and-You’re-In” secure computer access. CRYPTO-Logon also
supports “Fast User Switching,” which enables more than one user to gain
two-factor authenticated access to the same computer.

Incorporating CRYPTOCard’s familiar ATM-style protocol, that has proven to
eliminate the user resistance usually encountered when organizations
attempt to implement an additional layer of security, CRYPTO-Server couples
something in the user’s possession (a multi-function smart card, hardware
token, or software token), with something the user knows (their PIN), to
make it simple to positively identify all Mac users attempting VPN (Cisco
or Apple) or Web-based access. The user simply inserts their smart card
and enters their PIN to begin work, and, when the user has finished their
session, simply removes their authentication device to lock down the

By generating a unique password for every log-on attempt, CRYPTO-Server
makes stolen credentials useless to hackers while simultaneously ensuring
users no longer have to memorize complicated credentials – significantly
reducing the help-desk costs associated with resetting forgotten passwords,
and the obvious security risk resulting from users writing down their

CRYPTO-Server’s CRYPTO-Web functionality provides Mac users with the
world’s first remote two-factor authentication for Apache Web Servers,
while its CRYPTO-VPN module provides Mac users with a natively-integrated
end-to-end authentication solution for both Apple’s and Cisco’s VPN.

“It is becoming increasingly obvious that an organization cannot guarantee
system security if it cannot authenticate each individual user – and, with
the introduction of CRYPTO-Logon, CRYPTO-Server makes this a simple process
for the Mac,” explained Malcolm MacTaggart, President & CEO, CRYPTOCard
Corporation. “Understanding that users are attracted to the intuitive,
state-of-the-art functionality of the Mac operating system, CRYPTOCard has
mirrored these attributes in its latest extremely cost effective and
user-friendly Mac-specific solution.”

CRYPTOCard To Demo Enhanced Security In A Native OS X Environment

CRYPTO-Server makes it easy for organizations to create a token-deployment
database by simply importing existing company directories, while the
solution’s CRYPTO-Deploy component makes it equally simple for
administrators to instantly distribute software tokens from any computer,
to any user. CRYPTO-Server’s versatile software tokens can reside on a
user’s desktop, laptop, multi-function smart card, or Pocket PC, while the
back-end is hosted on a Panther Server.

CRYPTOCard’s CRYPTO-Server Starter Kits are available through Tech Data,
along with a wide range of resellers, including Apple’s Federal online

About CRYPTOCard Corporation

Established in 1989, CRYPTOCard provides cost-effective Secure Password
Technology to leading enterprises worldwide in the government, technology,
aerospace, financial, telecommunications, and healthcare sectors. Winner
of the “Best of Show,” award at Macworld 2004, CRYPTOCard positively
authenticates a user’s identity by coupling something in the user’s
possession (a smart card, hardware token, or software token), with
something the user knows (their PIN), and provides centralized
authentication for all physical and network access regardless of network
infrastructure or user location. CRYPTOCard’s partners include Apple
(Nasdaq: AAPL), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Check Point (Nasdaq: CHKP), Citrix
(Nasdaq: CTXS), Entrust (Nasdaq: ENTU), Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL), Sun
Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), and Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR). For additional
information on CRYPTOCard, please visit