NTKey provides individuals and businesses with electronic credentials
for securely interacting with Government of Northwest Territories
OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - 2Keys Security Solutions has been awarded a
contract by the Government of Northwest Territories with a managed
Branded Credential Service known as NTKey.
NTKey will provide individuals and businesses with electronic credentials
management and authentication services for securely accessing online
services offered by Northwest Territories Government Departments and
"The Government of Northwest Territories is pleased to make this secure
online service available to its citizens to make their life simpler and
more secure when accessing online Government services and programs. Our
choice of this specific service also aligns us with the Government of
Canada's Cyber Authentication Renewal Initiatives and leverages the
proven GCKey platform", said Dave Heffernan, Chief Information Officer
of the Government of Northwest Territories.
"2Keys has been providing identity and access management consulting and
managed security services for over a decade to Governments and the
Financial Sector, and is pleased to have been selected to offer this
secure, cost effective and standards based solution," said Robert
Pierce, 2Keys President and Chief Security Officer. "NTKey is a SAML 2.0 Credential Service Provider (CSP) that will play a key
role in enabling the federation of electronic credentials within the
NTKey will be made available to initial Departments early in 2014.
About the Government of the Northwest Territories
For further information please see http://www.gov.nt.ca
Founded in 1998 and based in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada, 2Keys designs,
deploys and operates high security, mission-critical information
systems for Canadian governments, financial institutions and commercial
clients. We focus on trust, confidence, security and privacy in the
access of information, information systems and processes for internal,
external, mobile and cross-domain users.
Please see www.2Keys.ca for further information.
SOURCE: 2Keys Security Solutions
For further information:
Zeina Matta, Public Sector IAM Practice Lead
613-860-1620 ext 1003