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Electronic Frontier Foundation Will Use SecureCRT® and SecureFX® Applications

Albuquerque, N.M. (March 7, 2001) — Van Dyke Technologies, Inc., a provider of quality Internet software, announced today that it will donate secure access software to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The Electronic Frontier Foundation,, is a non-profit organization working to protect civil liberties in the arena of computers and the Internet.

Van Dyke’s SecureCRT and SecureFX products will make it possible for all EFF staff using PCs with the Microsoft® Windows® operating system to use secure login, shell access, and file transfer. The SecureCRT secure access client and the SecureFX file transfer application provide strong encryption through support for the Secure Shell protocol or SSH2™.

"Van Dyke is proud to be able to help protect the security of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, so EFF can continue its work protecting the privacy of individuals on the Internet," said Jeff P. Van Dyke, president of Van Dyke Technologies, Inc. "EFF staff will use SecureCRT and SecureFX to have their passwords and data secured by SSH2 strong encryption."

Van Dyke Technologies, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, develops secure access solutions for Windows PCs and servers, including the VShell™ SSH2 server. Further information on Van Dyke Technologies is available on the Internet at, by sending e-mail to, or by calling (505) 332-5700.

©2001 Van Dyke Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

SecureCRT, SecureFX, and VShell are trademarks of Van Dyke Technologies, Inc. Secure Shell and SSH2 are trademarks or registered trademarks of SSH Communications Security Oyj in the United States and/or other countries. All other products and services mentioned are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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