updated 06:50 am EDT, Fri June 13, 2008
GT SecuriKey v3.0 ships
GT Security, this week announced SecuriKey v3.0 for Mac OS X 10.4/10.5, Windows XP and Vista. Promising robust data safety using a multi-layer AES-based encryption, simple and straightforward installation and setup, the device offers instant security for any workstation. SecuriKey essentially functions as an 'ignition' key for any computer. The provided USB token and designated password are both required to gain complete access to the machine. Upon removal of the key, the computer is instantly 'locked' under a feature GT Security calls 'Continuous Protection;' thus prevening access by anyone not in possession of the USB token and login credentials.
The software integrates directly with the Windows and Mac OS X login interfaces and the Mac OS X Unix kernel and combines username and password security with a physical USB token; it also integrates with AES encryption in Windows and Encrypted Volume functionality in OS X systems to provide a host of security options, including blocking 'Safe Mode' access and encryption of individual folders and volumes.
GT Security notes that SecuriKey is 'everything you need to properly secure data', and is compliant with HIPAA, GLB and SOX data security regulations.
Available worldwide in two editions, SecuriKey Pro and SecuriKey Multi-User; it is available now from the SecuriKey website with prices beginning at $130 for a single user license.