New release: DK2USB

6th November 2020

We are releasing our latest version of the DK2USB/B and DK2USB/D using Firmware V.30.

The new version is :

    • a HID Device – no custom kernel driver required
    • supports a new small metal dongle for USB Type A
    • supports a new dongle for USB Type C
    • 100% compatible with previous generation DESkey DK2
    • Upgradable to an internet based license management and protection system which can offer software based licenses.
    • prepared to be integrated to a protection and licensing suite to evolve with your growing requirements.

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The all new DK2i: available now!

4th March 2019

The DK2i is in the form of an internal USB interface with a standard 2x5 vertical receptacle (2.54mm pitch socket). This device can be integrated within an existing hardware system. Ideal use for a prebuilt motherboard with a USB header, a mainboard or standard PC, or embedded system. This hardware based software protection solution can be used for all industries, but proven to be most popular in the media, medical and automation industries.

Introducing the new DK2 DESkey, now also available in Type-C!

21th April 2017


Available in Type A and C

The first Security device available with the new USB Type C connector. As more Laptops are released with this new connector, your customers will need this product.

New Infineon Crypto-Chip

The DESkey range of devices has been redesigned to implement the Infineon Crypto chip, giving backwards compatibility plus future-proofing. The device firmware is field updatable, and significantly includes memory where portions of your code can run for very high level security.

Designed & Manufactured in the UK

All DESkey products are designed, Manufactured and supported from the UK. Special products are our speciality.

Meet us at InfoSecurity Europe 2017

19th April 2017

Infosecurity Europe is the region's number one information security event featuring Europe's largest and most comprehensive conference programme and over 360 exhibitors showcasing the most relevant information security solutions and products to 13,500 visitors.

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Experience the all new DESkey DK2. Now also available with Type-C connector.

You can be the very first to pick up a tailor made test kit including the all new DESkey DK2. Simply fill in your needs in our configurator and we will prepare a free test kit with all the required API's, samples and tools which you can pick up at our stand.

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New management Data Encryption Systems.

New management Data Encryption Systems.

5th October 2016

We are happy to announce the new management of Data Encryption Systems. (DES). The founder Len Jones has sold the company and handed over its management to Marcel Hartgerink. Marcel studied electronic engineering and developed his first software protection system in 1988. He was later involved in developing biometric authentication systems for large corporations. In the past 10 years he fully focused on the licensing and protection of software. In addition to his technical background, Marcel is also an expert in marketing innovative solutions.

DES, worldwide supplier of software protection devices, will continue to provide vendors with the most secure and flexible means to safeguard their software against illegal use and reverse engineering. DES will continue to combine modern encryption algorithms with reliable single microprocessor chips or custom ASICS. DES will continue to develop, support, and expand the existing range DESkey products and software, in addition to developing an advanced range of solutions with the help of the new group of companies.

As announced end of August the team and systems for production and personalization of the keys have moved to the new address:

34 Thomas Street

The phone number was now also changed to 020-31474728.