New Jersey developer StrikeForce Technologies, Inc., a company that specializes in the prevention of cyber theft and data breaches, and Toronto-based Solantus Inc., a company that focuses on the delivery of innovative “best in class” technologies for security, cloud and virtualization throughout Canada, have announced today that they have agreed to terms on a distribution partnership that will provide Canadian businesses with powerful new tools to prevent cybercrime.
The topics of data breach, data security and online fraud have dominated Canada business and technology media outlets in recent months with attention to identifying solutions that address these problems is clearly growing. It’s been reported that Canadian government departments have suffered security breaches virtually every 48 hours. In addition two high profile Canadian universities recently have been hit by security breaches which resulted in the online posting of student records and other sensitive data. Canadian banks and several national retailers have also been successfully targeted.
Solantus will help establish the StrikeForce brand in Canada, create market awareness, acceptance and assist in channel development. StrikeForce products, to include ProtectID®, GuardedID® and MobileTrust® will be offered through select Canadian resellers.
“This is a unique opportunity for us to expand our reach and revenue through a known distributor with a vast reseller channel in Canada,” says Mark L. Kay, CEO of StrikeForce. “Canadian businesses need to understand that there are simpler and cost effective ways to protect their data and employees. We have created and patented two technologies that could change the game in computer security. The current ‘catch the bad guy’ approaches are not working…ours does.”
Offering StrikeForce products will provide Solantus with the clear market differentiator their channel partners’ desire. The two companies are already working to develop a marketing plan which identifies StrikeForce as an innovative technology provider addressing the growing market demand for secure and simplified user authentication methodologies.
“StrikeForce’s industry’s leading patented ‘Out-of-Band’ ProtectID® Authentication Platform and patented pending GuardedID® Anti-Keylogging Keystroke Encryption Technology products offer a significant value proposition while addressing some of the security concerns and challenges faced by those in Canada and other International markets in which we serve,” says Solantus’ CEO Allan Cowen. “They provide a highly cost effective way to protect corporate data, desktops and with the recent introduction of MobileTrust, we are now well positioned to include mobile device security as part of our product portfolio. We now provide cloud, Apple, Android security, privacy and protection technologies to mediate risks associated with mobile device specific attack vectors.”
“Our early stage marketing and sales efforts in the financial services, enterprise and government markets has revealed significant interest and acceptance in StrikeForce’s out-of-band authentication solution,” added Cowen. “The market needs simplified authentication platforms that are cost effective, easily deployable and offer multiple authentication processes.”