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Higher Education and Healthcare Technology Experts Gather to Discuss Identity Management Throughout Facilities

Wednesday January 25, 8:00 am ET
Aladdin Sponsors Advanced CAMP Med 'Identity and Access Management for Medical Applications' Event Set for January 25-27th at Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center in Houston, Texas

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems (Nasdaq: ALDN - News), the worldwide leader in Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and USB-based authentication solutions, and a leading innovator in enterprise secure content management, today announced its sponsorship of the Advanced Campus Architecture Middleware Planning (CAMP) for Medicine event scheduled for January 25-27th at the Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

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Hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, a nonprofit association of medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies, and Internet2, provider of advanced network applications and technologies for research and higher education, Advanced CAMP for Med is designed to present real world examples of the challenges faced in implementing identity management solutions as well as advance attendees' knowledge of identity management terminology, models, and implementation rationale, as well as the challenges and opportunities faced by medical center organizations and how this can relate to other organizations. Full program and registration details are available at http://www.aamc.org/meetings/specmtgs/campmed06.

Aladdin eToken Customer Offers Hands-On Demonstration

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, a customer of the Aladdin eToken strong user authentication and password management solution, will also host an exciting hands-on learning experience that permits attendees to encounter and use an actual university management system in multiple modes to accomplish real-world tasks.

The event also includes small group sessions where participants will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to resolve a case in one of three areas: education, research or clinical. At the end of the workshop, the small groups will share their solutions with the larger group and the attendees will come together to discuss several large projects and potential future directions.

"Identity Management is a huge issue in the Healthcare Industry," said William A. Weems, Ph.D. of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. "We are constantly grappling with the challenges of finding a scalable solution that works in this type of complex environment. As one of the sponsors of this event, Aladdin will be demonstrating how some of their products have been applied to solve these problems. The overall objective of this event is to provide the attendees with the tools necessary to clearly define the issues and provide solutions to this critical challenge faced throughout Healthcare and Education."

Advanced CAMP for Med Topics

Advanced CAMP for Med offers opportunities to learn from industry experts regarding current initiatives in the middleware space, as well as important federal activities that impact academic medical campuses. The following are some of the topics and issues the camp will address:

* Learn more about the drivers behind the need for identity management and
why a federated approach is necessary.

* Find out first hand what it takes both technically and politically to
develop a quality identity management program and process.

* Work with the experts to explore the current middleware landscape and
what to look for in the future.

* Discover what the federal government is doing and how it might impact
your institution.
* Participate in small group discussions about how academic medicine can
meet the challenges of managing individuals across diverse
organizational boundaries.

"We're pleased to serve as the main sponsor of the Advanced CAMP for Med event, as it stands as an unique venue for medical schools to share their uses of strong authentication for protecting critical data," said Dan Pfeifle, senior director of eToken solutions for Aladdin North America. "The interactive event will provide live demonstrations of how the Aladdin eToken solution provides unique authentication capabilities that can be applied to the healthcare community as well as many other industries."

About Aladdin eToken

Aladdin eToken provides cost-effective strong user authentication and password management solutions. It provides enhanced security and ensures safe information access; improved password and ID management; and secure mobility of digital credentials/certificates and keys. Aladdin's product vision and innovation is evidenced by the company being awarded two key patents covering this security technology: USB devices with a smart card and USB devices as portable storage for credentials.

About the size of an average house key, the award-winning Aladdin eToken is easy to use and highly portable, providing users with powerful authentication by requiring something they have, the tamper-proof eToken, and something they know, a password. It is used for secure network logon, secure VPN, Web Sign-On, Single Sign-On, secure email, and numerous other applications. eToken USB and traditional smart card form factors are available with physical access (RFID) capabilities and one-time password technology.

The Aladdin Token Management System (TMS) enables the deployment, provisioning and maintenance of security Tokens, Smart cards and ID Badges within an organization. In addition, TMS offers seamless, and reliable management for Enterprise security services combining both PKI and non-PKI systems. For more information, visit http://www.Aladdin.com/eToken.

About Aladdin

Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. is a global provider of security solutions that reduce software theft, authenticate network users and protect against unwanted Internet and e-mail content, including spam, viruses and spyware. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin's Software DRM products allow software publishers to protect their intellectual property and increase revenues by reducing losses from software theft and piracy. Its Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (authentication) and what content their users can utilize (content security). Visit the Aladdin Web site at http://www.Aladdin.com.



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