SOURCE: Aladdin Knowledge Systems

August 06, 2008 06:30 ET

Aladdin eSafe Receives Premium Checkmark Anti-Spam Certification From West Coast Labs

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 6, 2008) - Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), an information security leader specializing in authentication, software DRM and content security, today announced that West Coast Labs awarded the Aladdin eSafe with Checkmark Premium Level Anti-Spam Certification. West Coast Labs also released its own report highlighting eSafe's features.

In the report, West Coast Labs cited several positive conclusions drawn from Aladdin eSafe's consistent performance during rigorous test scenarios:

--  eSafe Virtual Appliance performed exceptionally well in all aspects of
    testing during the course of the anti-spam and URL filtering, and so the
    solution has been awarded the Premium Level Anti-Spam Certification.
--  Overall, the solution performed extremely well, achieving a 99 percent
    cumulative [spam] detection rate.
--  Thanks to the wide range of settings available, the administrator can
    fine-tune [eSafe] Virtual Appliance to a high degree.

"Aladdin eSafe consistently performs against a variety of email and Web attacks in wide-ranging test scenarios," said Chris Thomas, operations director at West Coast Labs. "Achieving Premium Anti-Spam Certification reinforces that Aladdin eSafe provides comprehensive gateway security for organizations."

"In today's fast-paced corporate environment, spam threatens not only productivity, but the safety of an organization's network," said Tsion Gonen, vice president of the Aladdin eSafe Business Unit at Aladdin Knowledge Systems. "Achieving Checkmark's Premium Anti-Spam Certification provides independent verification of eSafe's ability to deliver best-of-breed Web and email security solutions that protect organizations against constantly evolving malware threats."

Additional Checkmark Certifications for eSafe include Premium URL Filtering, Anti-Trojan, Anti-Spyware Gateway and Anti-Virus Gateway. To download the full West Coast Labs eSafe Report, visit

About West Coast Labs

West Coast Labs (WCL) specializes in functionality testing, performance validation and the Checkmark Certification of information security products and services. The company has a global client base of Fortune 500/1000 companies, government agencies and leading technology developers, providing a wide range of product testing and technical consultancy services.

WCL is part of the Haymarket Media Group, a privately owned, $400 million multi-national organization. In line with Haymarket's corporate philosophy for developing leading market sector brands, WCL provides an unrivalled standard of service and an effective connection with security technology buyers and decision-makers worldwide. Visit

About Aladdin eSafe

Aladdin eSafe protects against Web-based malware and zero-day threats through an in-line, wire-speed secure Web gateway featuring powerful anti-spyware, application level controls, and URL filtering. eSafe also controls spam and inspects SMTP and POP3 traffic though a proactive email security gateway. Visit

About Aladdin Aladdin Knowledge Systems' Software Rights Management products are the #1 choice of software developers and publishers to protect intellectual property, increase revenues, and reduce losses from software piracy. Aladdin eToken is the world's #1 USB-based authentication solution. The Aladdin eSafe secure Web gateway provides the most advanced protection against the latest Web-based threats and attacks. Aladdin has offices in 12 countries, a worldwide network of channel partners, and has won numerous awards for innovation. For more information, visit the Aladdin Web site at

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