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Remote data access, anytime, anywhere

Easy, flexible, highly secure

The ECOS SecureBootStick GX not only provides maximum secure access to a terminal server or virtual desktop infrastructure and web applications from a secured and encapsulated environment, it acts as a strong multi-factor authentication at the same time. Its slot for cards in ID-1 format allows to use PKI cards and company ID cards for user authentication. The ECOS SecureBootStick GX meets the requirements for particularly security-conscious companies perfectly.

ECOS SecureBootStick GX is identical in design and software to the ECOS SecureBootStick FX. 

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Remote access for VS-NfD

Learn more about the almost identical ECOS SecureBootStick ZX.

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Technical data of the Secure Boot Stick GX


  • RDP Client, Citrix Workspace app (formerly Citrix Receiver), VMware Horizon via RDP, PCoIP, BLAST, Firefox, Chromium, VPN Client for IPsec
  • Citrix HDX RealTime Media Engine to optimize audio and video transmission for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft RemoteFX for optimizing the audio quality with RDP

Supported destination systems

  • Microsoft RDSH, WTS 2000 and later, RDS, RD sharing, Citrix Virtual Apps & Desktops, VMware Horizon or web server


  • Connection to genua genuscreen by IPsec within a BSI-approved environment


  • Profiles for access to different applications/servers on user, group or role level
  • Use of local resources after release (external USB storage devices, local printers)
  • Rights assignment for external devices bound to manufacturer ID or serial number of the device
  • Remote update of all applications and firmware


  • Integrated smartcard reader for PKI cards, ID cards in ID-1 format
  • Drivers for all popular 64-bit PCs, Macs and tablets with x86 architecture
  • UEFI Secure Boot support
  • Keyboard drivers for more than 90 languages and countries
  • Multi-monitor support
  • Connection by LAN, WLAN, UMTS, LTE incl. browser for login to hotspot
  • Software in German and English (pre-configurable)

Data safe

  • 1 GB, usable for storing documents (not for VS-NfD), (larger storage capacities on request)
  • Hardware encryption with AES-256, secured by smartcard plus PIN
  • Installation-free use as USB drive in Windows, Linux and macOS

Additional features

  • Signing, encryption or Windows smartcard logon with PC/SC forwarding
  • Forwarding of external USB and LAN devices, e.g. for the connection of an IP telephone
  • Automatic reconnection after disconnection or connection change

Multi-factor authentication

  • Software certificate, tied to stick’s hardware ID and smartcard
  • Integrated numeric keypad for PIN entry on the stick


  • Write-protected and signed partitions for bootloader and kernel
  • Encryption by hardware of all security-relevant partitions
  • Signed read-only partition for firmware and applications
  • Writeable partition for storage of user parameters
  • Hardened ECOS Secure Linux operating system
  • Digitally signed bootloader, firmware and applications validated in chain of trust
  • All processes secured by smartcard, e.g. Easy Enrollment, sign-in to gateway, stick update
  • Integrated firewall protecting against attacks over the same network and blocking ping requests
  • Encryption of RAM content except for the executable program code
  • VM start detection prevents use in virtual environment
  • Fingerprinting of the guest computer incl. peripherals
  • Instant logout on stick disconnection
  • Secured updating process for firmware and applications with verification of integrity and correct update server

Connection, dimensions and scope of delivery

  • USB-A | C | micro - 28 x 85 x 14 mm – 72 g
  • ECOS SecureBootStick GX, carrying strap, 2 connection cables for USB A and C

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