The short answer to software security needs


USB dongle for software protection and securing applications. The AES/Rijndael encryption algorithm is completely implemented in the hardware. Modern, ultra-short and robust metal case with perfect shielding features.

The short answer to software security needs

The short answer to software security needs

  • First dongle on the market with AES/Rijndael algorithm integrated in the chip - the encryption key never leaves the hardware.

  • The extremely short and robust metal case shields electronic circuitry perfectly.

  • Supports the SmarxOS Application Framework, the all-in-one security solution which protects software, data and provides flexible end user management, including remote updates.

  • Remote programmable with the Remote Update Management System (RUMS).

  • Supports operating systems Windows, macOS, Linux. No drivers needed for Linux and macOS.

  • Automatic protection for Windows .EXE or .DLL files, or implementation into the source code with API. Libraries and samples for all common compilers such as .NET, C++, Delphi, Java, and Qt are included.

  • 4kB memory for licensing information.

  • Standard case color: shiny silver. Also available with USB-C plug and in different colors and customized product labeling.

More information about CRYPTO-BOX® Versa


Logos and Certificates

Windows certifiedMac certifiedLinux certifiedMicrosoft certifiedISO 9001:2015 certified
CE sign USB certified FC Sign RoHS Please recycle


Comparison Table of the CRYPTO-BOX Variants





Controller chip RISC-smartcard processor with USB interface
Controller chip certification EAL4+, WHQL (Microsoft)
Firmware proprietary MARX
Supported operating systems Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS*, Android*
(*network mode)
AES/Rijndael On-Chip
Maximal AES Key Slots 8 (more on request) 3 3
(6 keys - in hardware)

(1 key - driver)
Network support
(floating license)

(floating license)

(without license management)
Unique serial number  -
(same serial number for each unit per order)
Memory size (total) 72 kByte, ca. 30 kByte free 4, 32, 64 kByte 4 kByte
Internal memory read/write performance ca. 80 kByte/second ca. 12 kByte/second
User-/administrator password up to 16 kByte in length
Case & LED designer metal case, zinc cast,
LED showing the operating state, eye for key ring;
custom case possible 
Connector USB Type A / USB-C Type
Memory programming typically up to 1 million cycles: 100,000 guaranteed
Data life cycle  minimum 10 years
Conformity and certifications CE, FCC, RoHS, USB

32,5 x 14 x 7 mm / 1.28" x 0.55" x 0.28" (USB Type A)

22,5 x 11 x 4 mm / 0.89" x 0.43" x 0.16" (USB-C Type)


7,5g / 0.24oz (USB Type A)

3g / 0.11oz (USB-C Type)

Temperature range -10°C to + 70°C / 14°F to 158°F
Humidity range 0% up to 95% relative humidity

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