MacNews Category Review: password management software, part II
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MacNews Category Review: password management software, part II

imageThis MacNews Category Review looks at password management software for Mac OS X. Products covered include 1Password, AdminGtool, AllBookmarks, Arcana, BarKeep, Be-safe, Data Guardian, 10S7Crypt, iSafe Pro, KeyManager, KeyMaster, LittleSecrets, Mikey, MindFortress, MiniFonts Basel, Mnemosyne, PassDirector, Passenger, PassFort and PassGenX.

1Password

[url=https://agilewebsolutions.com/]Password 1[/url] browser extensions support Safari, Camino, Firefox, OmniWeb, DEVONagent, NetNewsWire, Netscape Navigator, and Flock. All browser extensions share the data stored in the keychain which means you never need to manually copy your passwords between browsers or from the password.

1Password iprovides anti-phishing protection and web form filling and automatic strong password generation. All your confidential information, including passwords, identities, and credit cards, is kept in one secure place provided by the Keychain app that comes with Mac OS X. The app also prevents keylogging since you’re not typing. See our [url=http://www.macsimumnews.com/index.php/archive/review_1password_best_mac_password_manager_around]Jan. 3, 2008 review[/url].

AdminGtool

[url=http://www.admingtool.de/]AdminGtoo[/url] is a management tool for system administrators. Based on FileMaker, the software offers modules for managing passwords, software and hardware configurations, serial numbers, employee data, contracts and bills. The software is also suitable for cross-platform networks and is available in basic, pro and enterprise versions.

AllBookmarks

[url=http://agilewebsolutions.com/]AllBookmarks[/url] lets you generate passwords. With a single click you can generate a random fixed-length or dictionary-based password. Fixed length passwords are generated by randomly selecting letters from the allowed character set. You can customize what characters are allowed in generated passwords: characters (uppercase, lowercase, or both), numbers, symbols, and spaces. Dictionary based passwords are generated by randomly choosing words from the dictionary and concatenating them together, separating them with a predefined separator. You can choose what dictionary to use and can customize the separator.

Arcana

[url=http://www.tekuris.com/]Arcana[/url] is a small utility designed to help you generate secure and memorable passwords.

BarKeep

[url=http://www.interealm.com/]BarKeep[/url] provides access to all of your key information that you need through a compact and secure interface.

Be-safe

[url=http://www.me.com/not_found/]Be-safe[/url] stores and organizes serial numbers, passwords, credit cards, notes and bank information in an 448 bit secure BlowFish encrypted database. It can handle multiple databases.

Data Guardian

[url=http://www.koingosw.com/]Data Guardian[/url] is a secure database application with up to 448-bits of Blowfish encryption. You can create multiple databases for a variety of purposes such as an address book, customer database, Christmas shopping list, journal, password manager, or even notepads.

IOS7Crypt

[url=http://yellosoft.us/]IOS7Crypt[/url] encrypts and decrypts passwords using Cisco's algorithm from IOSv7.

iSafe Pro

[url=http://www.codefuzion.com/]iSafe Pro[/url] is a password management system that encrypts all your credit card numbers, bank account information, software serial numbers, web based usernames and passwords and more all in one place.

KeyManager

[url=http://www.cafeinasoft.com/]Keymanager[/url] is an utility for keeing track of your passwords, log-ins and more.

KeyMaster

[url=http://www.pygmiesoft.com/]KeyMaster[/url] provides a single place to store all of your passwords for websites, programs, or any other use requiring a password. KeyMaster also allows you to lock the application so that if you step away for a moment, no one can view your passwords. As an additional security feature, KeyMaster will auto lock itself after 20 minutes of inactivity. KeyMaster uses SQLite and Blowfish encryption technology so that none of your passwords, usernames and sites are stored on the computer as plain text that can be harvested by hackers or malicous software.

LittleSecrets

[url=http://www.mani.de]LittleSecrets[/url] is basically a hierarchically-organized encrypted set of note pages that doen't try to impose formatting. The documents created with LittleSecrets will be encrypted with the "Blowfish" algorithm with a key length of 448 bit in "Cipher Block Chaining" mode. Therefore, you have to choose a password. This method ensures the protection of your data. Only the one who knows the right password will be able to decrypt the information.

Mikey

[url=http://www.surprisesoftware.com/]Mikey[/url] allows you to store your personal keys in a safe spot; you can store your log-ins, usernames, passwords, and software activation codes.

MindFortress

[url=http://www.mindfortress.com/]MindFortress[/url] is a keychain for all your personal data for the Mac OS X platform. Use it for a Digital Wallet, a Notebook, a Serial Number storage, and Password storage. With 28 built in cards and an unlimited number of custom cards - you can make it anything you want it to be.

MiniFonts Base!

[url=http://www.minifonts.com/]MiniFonts Base![/url] is a database that can be used to store registration codes, other software serial numbers, passwords and even credit card and bank details.

Mnemosyne

[url=http://software.dibomedia.de/products/show/3]Mnemosyne[/url] is a password generator. It doesn't generate random passwords. Instead, passwords are generated based on a key and an user name. If you remember the key you can recreate any password for any user name you have created somewhere along the way.

PassDirector

[url=http://www.macmedia.sk/]PassDirector[/url] is a secure personal database for sensitive data (bank accounts, credit cards, email accounts, serial numbers, web passwords or any other sensitive information). It uses Blowfish encryption (up to 448 bit); the password isn't stored in the computer so can't be retrieved.

Passenger

[url=http://www.macinmind.com/]Passenger[/url] is a server account creation and password generation tool that will import tab and comma-delimited text files and create account information and passwords for AppleShare IP 6.3, Macintosh Manager, Eudora Internet Mail Server, WebSTAR FTP, and WebSTAR Web. User names can be concatenated from names with several choices. Users may also create user folders or define their own export formats for most tab or comma-delimited export. Passenger uses an algorithm for passwords so that they can be regenerated.

PassFort

[url=http://www.welcome.to/iceblinkSW]PassFort[/url] is an utility for storing passwords.

PassGenX

[url=http://homepage.mac.com/smuncy/software.html]PassGenX[/url] is software for generating passwords.

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