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Sentinel HL

Hardware Protection. Redefined

Sentinel LDK features unique Cross-Locking technology and is the only software licensing solution on the market to offer hardware- (USB dongles) and software-based protection and secure software licensing in a single solution with one set of tools. Sentinel LDK features a variety of hardware- and software-based protection keys that enable vendors to choose the appropriate enforcement level based on business needs.

Benefits of Hardware-based Software Protection Keys:

  • Provides the strongest protection against software piracy: correct functionality of the software depends on presence and logic of the Sentinel HL key, which is virtually tamper-proof
  • Offers the strongest enforcement for license terms, which are securely stored and protected inside the Sentinel HL key
  • Enables portability so the software can be used on any PC to which the Sentinel HL key is connected
  • Does not require an Internet connection to activate the software 

About the Sentinel HL Platform

The Sentinel HL hardware-based protection platform is the latest addition to our robust portfolio of products and services. The new Sentinel HL keys are offered in a new contemporary design while maintaining full backwards compatibility with your existing Sentinel HASP HL, Hardlock and Sentinel SuperPro implementations. Additionally, they allow you to take full advantage of forward compatibility with our next generation software licensing solution – Sentinel LDK. 

Sentinel HL Keys offer: 

  • Backwards compatibility – 100% compatible with your existing Sentinel HASP HL, Hardlock and Sentinel SuperPro hardware.
  • Increased Security –All Sentinel HL hardware-based protection keys employ a highly secure SmartCard chip providing the utmost security against malicious hardware attacks. 
  • Advanced Customization – Provides more real estate for the purpose of a personalized logo or text.
  • Future proof – add future functionality and enhancements to in-the-field deployed keys using our unique UpdateOnChip™ mechanism.

Already a customer – see how your existing keys  have changed as part of the introduction of the new Sentinel HL family of hardware based protection keys.

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Sentinel HL Hardware-Based Protection Key Models

Sentinel HL family of keys offers the highest level of copy and IP protection available. Offered in a wide variety of types and form factors, the Sentinel HL keys protect software by allowing access and execution of the application only when the key is physically connected. Sentinel HL keys are ideal for software publishers whose primary concern is security. Ideal for scenarios where the protected application runs on a device that supporting USB and ExpressCard form factors.

Product Image

Protection Key RAM ROM Max. Features Dimensions (in mm)

Sentinel HL Basic

Sentinel HL Basic
 
 
 
40.5x16x8

hl-pro

Sentinel HL Pro
112Bytes
112Bytes
11-39 (depending on license complexity)
40.5x16x8

HL-Max

Sentinel HL Max
4KB
2KB
240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
40.5x16x8
hl-maxmicro Sentinel HL Max (Micro for factor)
4KB
2KB
240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
18x12.2x4.5

HL-time

Sentinel HL Time
4KB
2KB
240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
52x16x8

hl-net

Sentinel HL Net
4KB
2KB
240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
40.5x16x8

hl-net-time

Sentinel HL NetTime
4KB
2KB
240-2160 (depending onlicense complexity)
52x16x8

HL Drive microSD

Sentinel HL Drive microSD
4KB
Flash
Upto 64GB
2KB
 240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
52x16x8
HL-Max ExpressCard Sentinel HL Max (Expresscard form factor)
4KB
2KB
 240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
75x34x5
HL-Max Chip Sentinel HL Max (Chip form factor)
4KB
2KB
 240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
NA
HL-Max Board Sentinel HL Max (Board form factor)
4KB
2KB
 240-2160 (depending on license complexity)
15.2x8x12.4

 

SafeNet is dedicated to the ongoing improvement of our Sentinel Software Monetization solutions; therefore the list of supported operating systems and development environments is always evolving.


Please visit www.safenet-inc.com/software-monetization/sentinel-ldk/for the latest technical specifications.

 

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The Sentinel HL keys provide the following benefits: 

  • Instant Access to Future Innovation -  Forward compatibility with Sentinel LDK, SafeNet’s next-generation licensing solution allowing you to fully leverage your existing Sentinel HASP HL, Hardlock or Sentinel SuperPro implementation today and easily upgrade to Sentinel LDK to leverage new security, flexibility, data collection features when you are ready without having to replace in-the-field keys.
  • The power of SmartCard technology -  All Sentinel HL hardware-based protection keys employ a highly secure SmartCard chip providing the utmost security against malicious hardware attacks such as Differential Power Analysis (DPA) and electron microscopy.
  • Superior Performance and Memory Management -  Sentinel HL hardware protection keys allow software vendors to efficiently manage and allocate key memory as per their specific needs.
  • Unparalleled Binding Between Key and Application – Sentinel HL AppOnChip feature facilitates inseparable binding between Sentinel HL key and the application by executing segments of code on the token itself.
  • Driverless Configuration - Sentinel HL driverless configuration eliminates the need for installing device drivers on end user machines.
  • Secured Time-Based Licensing - Sentinel HL driverless keys are equipped with Sentinel V-Clock within the key memory which prevents time tampering without on-board battery for Real Time Clock.
  • Physical Dimensions -  Featuring 12 feature-rich options, the Sentinel HL family of keys boasts the company’s widest variety of form  factors all housed in modern newly designed casing. The Sentinel HL family of keys features the same physical dimensions as the Sentinel HASP HL family of keys.

For more information on each of the Sentinel HL form factors including features, sizing, and technical specifications, download the new Data Sheet. 

Download a FREE Sentinel LDK Developer Kit today!

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Customer satisfaction is one of SafeNet’s highest priorities. This is why we have taken every measure to make the transition process to Sentinel HL from Sentinel SuperPro, Hardlock and Sentinel HASP HL as easy as possible:

  • Upgrading from your existing Sentinel HASP HL to Sentinel HL requires absolutely no change to your existing licensing scheme or operations and consequently does not influence the end-user experience.
  • Sentinel HL hardware-based protection keys offer an unprecedented level of security and protection to your software using the unique Protect Once, Deliver Many, Evolve Often™ design philosophy - enabling you to maximize product versatility and business agility while ensuring optimum use of employee time and core competencies, resulting in faster time to market and a quicker response to changing market needs.

Please use the following link to download the list of Frequently Asked Questions:

Download the Sentinel HL FAQ

 

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