December 12, 2007 By News Report
"We are delighted to extend our longstanding relationship with RSA," said Bill Varga, vice president of business development, Quova. "We believe this partnership brings together complementary expertise to deliver enhanced security solutions to our customers."
Quova's new Internet Location Intelligence platform is designed to enable online businesses to more comprehensively determine the geographic location of their Web visitors and supports real time deployment of supplemental location techniques extending beyond Internet Protocol (IP) geolocation. The Proxy Locator can validate if a Web visitor is using a proxy server and, in real time, identify the geographic location of the originating Internet connection. The Wireless Locator is a permission-based application that can identify the location, down to a city street level, of Web visitors accessing the Internet from Wi-Fi enabled cell phones and laptops.
"The integration of Quova's geolocation services into our products extends our ongoing mission to assess risk as intelligently, comprehensively and seamlessly as possible. Quova's gelocation together with RSA's strong device identification, eFraudNetwork and risk analytics will continue to help our customers to provide their end users with a comprehensive security while maintaining the best possible online experience," said Marc Gaffan, Director of Product Marketing, Identity and Access Assurance Group at RSA.
The companies started working together in 2005 when Quova formed a strategic relationship with Cyota, an online security and anti-fraud solutions vendor that was acquired by RSA in 2005.
This Digital Communities white paper highlights discussions with IT officials in four counties that have adopted shared services models. Our aim was to learn about the obstacles these governments have faced when it comes to shared services and what it takes to overcome those roadblocks. We also spoke with several members of the IT industry who have thought long and hard about these issues. The paper offers some best practices for shared government-to-government services, but also points out challenges that government and industry still must overcome before this model gains widespread adoption.