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CRYPTOCard Partners 2Build4 BV To Provide Dutch Businesses With User-Friendly And Cost-Effective Two-Factor Authentication

Partnership Underscores CRYPTOCard?s Commitment To Eliminate The Greatest Risk To Networks ? Weak Static Passwords! (October 03, 2006)
DMN Newswire--2006-10-3--CRYPTOCard (www.cryptocard.com), the leading authentication technology developer for heterogeneous environments, today announced that in response to the fast-increasing European demand for its cost-effective cross-platform CRYPTO-Server two-factor authentication solution, it has partnered with Dutch value-added IT security reseller, 2Build4 BV.

 

Developed to meet real-world requirements where Linux and Mac workstations often live in a mixed Windows domain, with Windows clients and Apache or IIS Web servers CRYPTO-Server makes it simple and cost effective to positively authenticate each user within a true heterogeneous environment.

 


CRYPTOCards event-based CRYPTO-Server two-factor authentication technology eliminates weak static passwords by making it simple for an authorized user to gain secure, positively-identify access to remote access servers, VPNs, firewalls, web servers, and wireless access points by simply entering their PIN together with a random password generated by their secure token.

 

By generating a unique password for every log-on attempt, CRYPTO-Server makes stolen credentials useless to hackers while simultaneously ensuring users do not have to memorize complicated credentials significantly reducing the help-desk costs associated with resetting forgotten passwords, and the security risk resulting from users writing down their passwords.

 

?An organization cannot guarantee system security if it cannot positively identify each individual user, and CRYPTOCards two-factor authentication technology makes this a simple process for Windows, Linux, or Macintosh users, explained Neil Hollister, CEO, CRYPTOCard, Inc. ?2Build4 BVs local presence will make it easy for Dutch organizations to purchase and deploy CRYPTOCards simple, cost-effective, and highly-secure alternative to insecure static passwords.

 

?As a trusted IT security provider, 2Build4 BV prides itself on providing its clients with the finest security products available, explained Peter van Burgel, Managing Director, 2Build4 BV.  ?Having thoroughly researched all available technologies, it was clear that only CRYPTOCards CRYPTO-Server would provide the user-friendly, simple-to-administer, and cost-effective strong user authentication that 2Build4 BVs clients demand.

 

About CRYPTOCard, Inc.

Established in 1989, CRYPTOCard provides cost-effective Secure Password Technology to leading enterprises worldwide in the government, technology, aerospace, financial, education, telecommunications, and healthcare sectors.  CRYPTOCard positively authenticates a users identity by coupling something in the users possession (a smart card, hardware token, or software token), with something the user knows (their PIN), and provides centralized authentication for all physical and network access regardless of network infrastructure or user location.  A Bristol Rugby Club sponsor, CRYPTOCards partners include Cisco, Check Point, Nortel, and Citrix.  For additional information on CRYPTOCard, please visit www.cryptocard.com or www.cryptocard.co.uk.

 

About 2Build4 BV

2Build4 BV is an ICT System Integrator with a clear focus on Security, Convergence, and Infrastructure.  The needs of the end user are the focal point of its project-based approach.  The ever-increasing mobility of employees and customers forms the base for 2Build4 BVs operation, and the complexity of multi-channel communication must not interfere with the quality of the customer experience.  ?The network should always be on, independent of location or residence of employee and data.  2Build4 BVs mission is to enable ICT solutions to add real value to its customers business processes.  For more information on 2Build4 BV, please visit www.2Build4.com.


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