Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Risk

3/29/2007
03:28 AM
50%
50%

CryptoCard, Evidian Team Up

CryptoCard and Evidian will increase the opportunity for resellers to offer a highly-competitive end-to-end access management security solution

LONDON and OTTAWA -- CRYPTOCard (www.cryptocard.com), the leading authentication technology developer for heterogeneous environments, is proud to announce its collaboration with Evidian, manufacturers of WiseGuard, the leading European Enterprise Single Sign-On solution. The joint offering will increase the opportunity for resellers to offer a highly-competitive end-to-end access management security solution.

CRYPTOCard's collaboration with Evidian increases security by eliminating the need for users to remember or document passwords - reducing help desk calls and related costs by as much as fifty per cent. The joint offering also increases user satisfaction and productivity by removing the need to remember, input, or manage password changes and makes it simple for organizations to comply with new security legislation and privacy laws such as SOX and HSPD-12.

By combining two distinct purpose-built solutions, CRYPTOCard and Evidian provide improved functionality over alternative offerings from such vendors as ActivIdentity and RSA. The joint offering provides end users with a cost-effective end-to-end access management security solution with superior features including single sign-on, identity management, provisioning, and dynamic access control in all types of environments: from traditional applications to web/J2EE applications.

The joint solution also provides a Primary Re-authentication feature, which prevents users from logging on, then leaving their workstation - thus preventing another user from accessing sensitive applications and data from their workstation. Productivity is also dramatically improved as the new solution provides the ability to switch between users within the same windows session.

Resellers benefit from the opportunity to generate increased revenues through a differentiated offering. The joint offering also provides CRYPTOCard resellers with an excellent opportunity to increase service revenues.

"Although positive authentication has traditionally been utilized by larger enterprises who have the resources to evaluate and install such solutions, CRYPTOCard's collaboration with Evidian will make it simple for any-sized organization to implement effective password management and authentication -

not only improving overall efficiency, but also ensuring full compliance with increasingly-strict security legislation," said Mark Lardner, Managing Director of leading UK Security Distributor AppSpeed. "Our reseller channels are really excited that they can now provide a better end-to-end security solution that will enable any sized client to improve their business processes," Lardner continued. "And of course by selling the combined CRYPTOCard/Evidian solution resellers will be able to benefit from revenue and services opportunities that were simply not open to them before."

"This collaboration with Evidian underscores CRYPTOCard's commitment to provide the ideal two-factor authentication solution for both resellers and end users," said Neil Hollister, CEO, CRYPTOCard, Inc. "This partnership will enable resellers to generate increased revenues through a differentiated offering, as well as providing them with an opportunity to generate additional consultation, implementation, and support revenues through extended security services."

Evidian's WiseGuard provides unique selling points that add value to CRYPTOCard-based infrastructures. These include enabling users to delegate access for specific applications (in accordance with the company security policy), without having to pass over their credentials. Also, in addition to providing access policies by user, application, and time, a user can specify certain locations or workstations from which only certain applications can be accessed.

CryptoCard Inc.

Evidian

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
News
FluBot Malware's Rapid Spread May Soon Hit US Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/28/2021
Slideshows
7 Modern-Day Cybersecurity Realities
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer,  4/30/2021
Commentary
How to Secure Employees' Home Wi-Fi Networks
Bert Kashyap, CEO and Co-Founder at SecureW2,  4/28/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
Recent breaches of third-party apps are driving many organizations to think harder about the security of their off-the-shelf software as they continue to move left in secure software development practices.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-26077
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
Broken Authentication in Atlassian Connect Spring Boot (ACSB) in version 1.1.0 before 2.1.3 and from version 2.1.4 before 2.1.5: Atlassian Connect Spring Boot is a Java Spring Boot package for building Atlassian Connect apps. Authentication between Atlassian products and the Atlassian Connect Spring...
CVE-2021-31755
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /goform/setmac allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request.
CVE-2021-31756
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /gofrom/setwanType allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request. This occurs when input vector controlled by malicious attack get copie...
CVE-2021-31757
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /goform/setVLAN allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request.
CVE-2021-31758
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-07
An issue was discovered on Tenda AC11 devices with firmware through 02.03.01.104_CN. A stack buffer overflow vulnerability in /goform/setportList allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the system via a crafted post request.