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Aladdin eSafe Receives Information Security Decisions Excellence Award


TechTarget’s Security Media Group, Burton Group analysts and event attendees recognize Aladdin eSafe at leading industry event

CHICAGO, October 30, 2006 - Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN) the leader in Software DRM, identity management and content security solutions, today announced that Aladdin eSafe, an integrated, gateway-based anti-virus, spyware control, Web browsing security and application filtering solution, received the 2006 Information Security Decisions Innovation Award for Large Companies.

This year’s Information Security Decisions Best in Show Awards recognized outstanding products featured at the recent Information Security Decisions conference held October 18-20 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Ill. Nominations were reviewed by a team of judges which included Burton Group Security and Risk Management Strategies analysts, the editors of TechTarget’s Security Media Group and security professionals attending the Information Security Decisions event.

The Aladdin eSafe content security solution was awarded the 2006 Information Security Decisions Best in Show Innovation Award that recognizes a product that takes an interesting approach to solving a common security challenge. Nominees were judged on features of the technology, innovations in problem solving and distinguishing aspects of the product that differentiate it from competing offerings.

“The information security market features a wealth of products. The Best In Show awards program is a chance for us to highlight those that our editors, Burton analysts and our conference delegates feel are worthy of recognition,” said Jon Panker of TechTarget’s Security Media Group.

“It’s a great honor for Aladdin eSafe to receive such significant recognition during the Information Security Decisions event, one of the industry’s premier conferences,” said Shimon Gruper, vice president of technologies for the Aladdin eSafe Business Unit. “Judged not only by TechTarget and Burton Group analysts, but also the attendees themselves, this award stands as powerful recognition of eSafe’s uniquely integrated, proactive approach to protecting organizations from malware and other threats. Aladdin remains a leading innovator in content security and is committed to answering organizations’ need for easily-managed, feature-packed solutions for the gateway.”

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About Burton Group

Burton Group is an IT research and advisory services firm focused on offering in-depth analysis of infrastructure technologies relating to security, identity management, web services, service-oriented architecture, collaboration, content management, and network and telecom. Burton Group’s corporate roots are anchored in an uncompromising allegiance to the enterprise technologist and grow far outside the shadow of vendor agendas. This independence stems from Burton Group’s mission to produce honest, meaningful research - created by technologists, for technologists. Visit

About Aladdin eSafe

Aladdin eSafe is a high capacity, perimeter-based, strong content security solution that provides organizations a transparent shield from threats and enhances productivity. eSafe enables organizations to supply secure Web surfing through a wire speed security gateway featuring powerful anti-spyware and unauthorized application filtering; reduce spam though a proactive email security gateway with advanced spam management; and improve security through URL filtering with transparent inspection of HTTP, FTP, SMTP and POP3. For more information, please visit

About Aladdin

Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALDN), founded in 1985, is a global provider of security solutions. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin’s Software DRM products allow software developers and publishers to protect their intellectual property, increase revenues through licensing, and reduce losses from software piracy. Aladdin’s Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (identity and password management) and what content their users can utilize (proactive content security). Aladdin has offices in 10 countries, a worldwide network of channel partners and holds numerous industry awards for innovation and reliability. For more information, please visit the Aladdin Web site at

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