The following smart card readers are compatible when communicating to a smart card at pre-boot time. These readers can be used with any compatible removable smart card (it is not necessary to use the same brand of smart card and reader).
This article applies to PGP Desktop 9.12.
Note: This article pertains to a version of PGP Desktop that has reached an End of Life(EOL) and End of Support Life (EOSL). For more information on the End of Support Life dates for PGP Software products see the following article.
Generic smart card readers
Most CCID smart card readers are compatible. The following readers have been tested by PGP Corporation:
OMNIKEY CardMan 3121 USB for desktop systems (076b:3021)
OMNIKEY CardMan 6121 USB for mobile systems (076b:6622)
ActivIdentity USB 2.0 reader (09c3:0008)
SCM Microsystem Smart Card Reader model SCR3311.
CyberJack smart card readers
Reiner SCT CyberJack pinpad (0c4b:0100)
ASE smart card readers
Athena ASEDrive IIIe USB reader (0dc3:0802)
Imported Document ID: TECH149603
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