Information delivery company Colt has licensed Cryptocard’s BlackShield authentication-as-a-service platform to enhance its virtual desktop infrastructure with secure remote access for up to 5,000 employees.
Techworld reports that Colt employees will use a smart phone application or key fob to generate a one-time password for use during remote login situations.
With the licensing structure Colt and Cryptocard have, Colt should be able to reduce its total cost of ownership by 60% because the software and SMS tokens can be reassigned.
The platform will serve Colt’s employees, as well as supplement Colt’s Managed Secure Authentication product.
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