Protection for local computers or networks


USB dongle for software protection and license control for client and extended network solutions. Remote programmable with Remote Update Management System (RUMS). Available in different colors and customer-specific product labeling.

Protection for local computers or networks

Software protection for local computers or networks

  • Network support with one CRYPTO-BOX per network. Individual network license counter configuration for every
    CRYPTO-BOX USB via License Control System (LCS).

  • 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 Remote Update Management System (RUMS), incl. network license counter reprogramming.

  • The AES/Rijndael algorithm is implemented in the hardware of the USB dongle. RSA support on the driver level for digital signatures and access control systems.

  • Each CRYPTO-BOX XS comes with an individual serial number.

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

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

  • 4 to 64 kBytes secure memory for licensing information.

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

  • Also available with USB-C plug and in different colors and customized product labeling.

More information about CRYPTO-BOX® XS


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 level)
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, REACH, WEEE

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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