Request a free callback


Cryptocard - Cloud based authentication


BlackShield Cloud is the world’s first authentication-as-a-service offering, bringing organisations the cost reduction and simplicity benefits of SaaS-style authentication:


  • A full virtual enterprise authentication server available from the cloud that is “ready to go in minutes” and is backed by a 99.999% SLA
  • No infrastructure requirement, no on-going infrastructure costs
  • No upfront costs, just “pay per user” pricing
  • The Cryptocard powerful easy-to-use management portal provides automated management, provisioning and reporting


Blackshield - Security Tokens



Based on the BlackShield authentication platform, BlackShield Cloud allows organisations to benefit from:

  • The widest choice of authentication tokens and tokenless methods, including support for 3rdparty tokens such as RSA tokens.
  • The ability to protect anything: networks, applications and the Cloud.
  • Drastically reduced management time through automation of user set-up, provisioning, management and reporting, as well as extensive self service functionality.
  • The solution delivers:

Extremely low TCO to ensure our clients save money


Excellent security, ensuring compliance and best-in-class protection from identity theft.


Automation of all management tasks, saving our clients time and money.


Confidence – world class infrastructure delivers the service, allowing our clients to relax.


Easy migration to BlackShield Cloud. And because you can continue to use third party tokens until they expire, your existing investment is protected.


What of your current authentication system, though?

No problem. You can take full advantage of BlackShield Cloud’s unbeatable security and affordability while fully leveraging your existing investment in authentication. Unlike any other solution on the market, BlackShield Cloud allows you to continue using your existing token technology if you want. It can coexist with all existing authentication systems. Furthermore, you can import existing SecurID or OATH-based tokens to give you a single management platform, allowing you to maximise your existing investment, remove redundant hardware, cancel unnecessary licences and save even more. But BlackShield Cloud’s flexibility doesn’t stop there. It also allows you to:


  • Migrate fast Move from your existing technology simply and quickly with a free migration agent from RSA to Cryptocard.

  • Deploy quickly Authorise and allocate 20,000 users in just 20 minutes.

  • Automate easily Add users from any user directories, such as LDAP, Oracle, SQL and others.

  • Choose more Use hardware, software, mobile, SMS and grid-based tokens, all under the same management platform.

  • Grow infinitely Scale to an unlimited number of users.

  • Tailor indefinitely A practically unlimited number of granular policies giving you different authentication levels for different job functions, titles, locations or devices.

  • Comply thoroughly Easily schedule automated detailed compliance, audit and accounting reports in whatever format you need to comply with all relevant security standards, including SOX, PCI and HIPAA.

  • Authenticate always When you choose any SaaS application you need to be assured of system availability and resilience, and with BlackShield Cloud you get a guaranteed availability of service which enterprises around the globe rely on us to deliver.

  • Protect Everything BlackShield Cloud is flexible enough to work across technologies, both on-site and in the cloud. Cloud and web applications are protected via the use of the industry-standard SAML V1 and V2.


If you are looking for IT Security solutions in London, or throughout the United Kingdom, and would like to meet with one of our consultants for a no-obligation discussion please call us on 020 7392 1600, email us at or complete our contact form.