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February 3, 1998 | Reuters
RSA Data Security, a unit of Bedford, Mass.-based Security Dynamics Inc., is expected to announce today a deal with Cable Television Labs to make future cable services, including high-speed Internet access, more secure. A spokeswoman for Redwood City-based RSA said the encryption software company plans to announce a pact with Cable Television Labs, in which RSA will provide a new security infrastructure for cable-TV systems operators.
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June 30, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
EMC Corp., the world's biggest maker of storage for computers, agreed to buy RSA Security Inc. for about $2.1 billion to expand its security software business. Shareholders of RSA, which is based in Bedford, Mass., would receive $28 a share in cash, Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC said. That represents a 22% premium to the closing stock price Thursday.
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BUSINESS
September 21, 2004 | From Reuters
America Online, a unit of Time Warner Inc., signed a deal with Internet security company RSA Security Inc. to launch its AOL PassCode, a service designed to add an additional layer of protection to member accounts. PassCode users will be provided with a small hand-held six-digit numeric code key. To log on to an AOL account equipped with the service, users will have to type in six digits, which refresh on the device every 60 seconds, on top of using the regular password.
BUSINESS
September 21, 2004 | From Reuters
America Online, a unit of Time Warner Inc., signed a deal with Internet security company RSA Security Inc. to launch its AOL PassCode, a service designed to add an additional layer of protection to member accounts. PassCode users will be provided with a small hand-held six-digit numeric code key. To log on to an AOL account equipped with the service, users will have to type in six digits, which refresh on the device every 60 seconds, on top of using the regular password.
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June 30, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
EMC Corp., the world's biggest maker of storage for computers, agreed to buy RSA Security Inc. for about $2.1 billion to expand its security software business. Shareholders of RSA, which is based in Bedford, Mass., would receive $28 a share in cash, Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC said. That represents a 22% premium to the closing stock price Thursday.
BUSINESS
November 9, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Microsoft, Visa to Develop Secure Electronic Payment System: The software giant and the credit card purveyor said they will work together to develop a secure method for transmitting credit-card information between buyers and merchants. The effort could eventually make it much easier for customers and merchants to conduct business over the Internet computer network or other on-line computer services.
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December 13, 1995 | From Bloomberg Business News
MasterCard International Inc. said it resumed talks with Visa International Inc. over a set of guidelines designed to prevent theft of financial information on the Internet. The development of a single standard could accelerate the acceptance of electronic commerce on the Internet. The talks bring together MasterCard and its partner, Netscape Communications Corp., with Visa and Microsoft Corp. Other companies involved include RSA Data Security Inc. and VeriSign Inc.
BUSINESS
January 8, 1997 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cylink Corp. and RSA Data Security Inc. said they have settled a patent dispute over their competing products, which provide security for information on the Internet. The settlement calls for Cylink to give the patent rights to cryptography it developed at Stanford University to RSA Data, a unit of Security Dynamics Technologies Inc. In exchange, Redwood City-based RSA gave Cylink a license to products used to develop security software.
BUSINESS
April 16, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Security Dynamics Buys RSA Data for $200 Million: The maker of secure products for the computer industry said it will acquire the tiny but well-known RSA Data Security Inc. in a stock deal valued at $200 million. RSA is a privately held firm in Redwood City, Calif., that develops data encryption software, which is fast becoming the standard for security on the Internet. Last year RSA had profit of $950,000 on revenue of $11.
BUSINESS
January 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
Intel Corp., the world's top computer chip maker, said it will work with a unit of Security Dynamics Technologies Inc. to develop chips that have built-in security capabilities intended to prevent fraud. The agreement also allows the unit, RSA Data Security Inc., to sell kits to software developers that are customized for Intel's planned security chips, the companies said. RSA expects to have the kits ready by the middle of the year. Officials at RSA weren't immediately available for comment.
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February 3, 1998 | Reuters
RSA Data Security, a unit of Bedford, Mass.-based Security Dynamics Inc., is expected to announce today a deal with Cable Television Labs to make future cable services, including high-speed Internet access, more secure. A spokeswoman for Redwood City-based RSA said the encryption software company plans to announce a pact with Cable Television Labs, in which RSA will provide a new security infrastructure for cable-TV systems operators.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1997 | ELIZABETH WEISE, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Thousands of computer users broke a government-endorsed code that protects electronic money transfers, but experts say financial institutions are hardly at risk since it took four months. The group, organized by programmer Rocke Verser, read a message that had been scrambled using a code known as the Data Encryption Standard, which was considered almost unbreakable when introduced in 1977.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1997 | AMY HARMON
A code-cracking feat last week by 23-year-old UC Berkeley graduate student Ian Goldberg came as little surprise to the crypto-weenies involved in the endless battle over U.S. government encryption policy. But it did make its point with a bit more zing than has been the norm in a painfully arcane debate that nonetheless has profound significance for national security, individual freedom and global commerce in the electronic age. Responding to a $1,000 challenge from RSA Data Security Inc.
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