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 32/64, Mac OS, Linux 32/64. No drivers needed for Linux and Mac OS.

  • 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, Delphi, Java, and Qt are included.

  • 4kB memory for licensing information.

  • Also available 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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