February 18, 2005
from $499 for five-user server license and five tokens, to $90 per seat for 1,000 users (including authentication server software licensed for 1,000 users/tokens (primary and replica servers), tokens, and support)
- Ease of Use:
- Value for Money:
- Overall Rating:
Wide variety of token form factors and platforms supported. Ease of administration.
CryptoCard is one of our two choices for Best Buy. The product is slick, supports virtually everything an organization needs in terms of authentication requirements as well as supporting a wide choice of token form factors. Documentation is superb and the product performs as expected.
The CryptoCard package came with neatly and securely packaged hardware and software. The documentation was complete and very well presented, including useful screenshots. Installation was a breeze and the installation procedure very clear. We encountered no errors during installation.
CryptoCard has been around for a while and its pedigree shows. Support was good and the product performed well. It supports virtually every form factor for hardware tokens and it has wide platform support including Macintosh. One of the major selling points of the product is its ability to support two-factor authentication for Apache web servers as well as Microsoft's IIS. It also supports most common firewalls and VPNs as well as the usual LDAP and Radius methods of authentication.
When we received the package, we installed without difficulty and set up the authentication server quickly. The user and administrator interface is straightforward and we were impressed with most user interactions except for a few of the error messages, which seemed to be a bit cryptic or inconsistent with the error.
Support is good and there is more than ample assistance available on the web site, including specific documentation for all of the product's optional third-party support requirements.
Although the server seems a bit pricey, it compares favorably with similar products from other large, well-established vendors and the wide choice of token form factors can help larger enterprises customize a token solution to be economical though never, as is common with hard-card authentication devices, inexpensive.
SC Webcasts UK
Information Security Manager
Infosec People - Hammersmith, West London
Information Security Risk Manager, £45-55k + bens
Infosec People - West Midlands, England, Coventry
SOC Analyst, Aldershot, £55-63k + benefits
Infosec People - England, Aldershot, Hampshire
Security Architect, Cardiff - to £70k Basic
Infosec People - Cardiff, Wales
Interim CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) - Cyber Security Director
CYBER EXECS - London (Central), London (Greater)
Sign up to our newsletters
SC Magazine UK Articles
- Gooligan ad fraud malware infects 1.3M Android users, installs over 2M unwanted apps
- Met Police grab suspect with phone unlocked to get hold of data
- Cyber-security must reflect risk not just regulation
- Data centres are on the move - where will they end up?
- Same fate befalls Post Office broadband as hit DT?
- SC Awards Europe 2016 winners announcements!
- ISIS radicalises 'lone wolves' through strong social media presence
- Updated: How will Brexit affect the cyber-security industry in UK and Europe?
- 9.2 million medical records for sale on darkweb
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Former Expedia IT employee admits to hacking execs from the inside
- Cyber-insurance: What will you be able to claim for and is it worth it?
- Levelling the playing field against targeted attacks
- India Supreme Court calls on tech giants to curb sexual assault, cyber-crime
- IoTSF conference: EU should become de facto regulator