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DLJdirect Adds RSA Security Software

RSA Data Security Inc. in Redwood City, CA said that DLJdirect, the online trading service for Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Inc., has selected RSA to provide encryption technology for its DLJdirect for Windows software.

By incorporating BESAFE RSA encryption into DLJdirect for Windows, investors are provided with added security and privacy as they perform trading online. Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

"DLJdirect for Windows is a unique investment software that combines the power of the Internet with a wealth of information in a convenient, Windows application enhanced with RSA security software," said Suresh Kumar, chief information officer of DLJdirect. "In addition to supporting Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and 40- and 128-bit technology, RSA is recognized as both a pioneer and a leader in the security marketplace. As a result, we are confident that we are providing our investors with one of the most reliable online security technologies available today."

DLJdirect for Windows offers investors a comprehensive suite of services including: stocks, options and mutual funds trading; real-time stock and option quotes; intra-day and historical charts; personalized stock ticker; account and price alerts; breaking news commentary; stock and mutual fund search tools; and investment planning tools.