NTKey provides individuals and businesses with electronic credentials for securely interacting with Government of Northwest Territories online services.
Ottawa, Ontario December 4, 2013 - 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 Agencies.
“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 Northwest Territories.”
NTKey will be made available to initial Departments early in 2014. About the Government of the Northwest Territories For further information please see www.gov.nt.ca.
Founded in 1998 and based in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada, 2Keys is a private employee owned company. 2Keys is a national leader in enabling secure digital experiences for Canadian governments, financial institutions and commercial clients. 2Keys designs, deploys and operates Digital Identity Platforms and Cyber Security Platforms through Managed Service and Professional Service engagements. 2Keys engagements focus on integrity, confidentiality, privacy and availability as the best way to protect and enhance digital business value for our clients.