We see a major increase in organizations that use the MAC OS and Linux platforms and are seeking to implement strong authentication security solutions. Aladdin sees support of the MAC OS and Linux platforms, in addition to our broad support for the Windows environment, as an important strategic initiative that will enable us to expand our business in key markets.

Biometric based authentication, which use unique body measurements to verify identity instead of - or in addition to - passwords, are a big business that is growing every year. An industry trade group pegs annual sales at $2.2 billion, and predicts they will hit $6 billion by 2010, as companies add biometric security to everything from ATMs to cell phones.