SafeNet recently announced the acquisition of cloud-based authentication solutions provider Cryptocard. Financials terms were not disclosed.

"The deal will allow SafeNet’s existing server-based authentication technology to work alongside Cryptocard’s Blackshield cloud-based services," writes The Register's John Leyden.

"Cryptocard markets a range of SMS-based mobile, software and hardware token-based authentication products to ISPs and enterprises," Leyden writes. "It also markets credit cards with built-in one-time tokens."

Go to "SafeNet swallows cloud-based authentication firm" to read the details.

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