About SyferLock

SyferLock is an innovative provider of next-generation authentication and security solutions. SyferLock’s patented software-based authentication and security solutions enable enterprises and government organizations to cost-effectively address strong authentication / 2 factor authentication to secure every access point, including computers, networks, online access and mobile devices, across a range of applications including proprietary networks, cloud computing and mobile devices. SyferLock’s user friendly software-based solutions deliver two-factor and multi-factor authentication through tokenless one-time passwords or PINs (OTPs) without the need for any additional hardware, tokens or client-side software, providing superior security along with greatly reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). SyferLock's authentication solutions are available in enterprise and cloud editions. SyferLock’s flexible methodology is easy to deploy, is extremely lightweight and can be deployed in a High-Availability (HA) cluster. Increasingly, enterprises are turning to SyferLock and its superior software-based two-factor and multi-factor authentication solutions to strengthen security, eliminate hardware tokens and to reduce TCO.
SyferLock is market validated with a growing customer list, serving organizations worldwide in a number of markets including Utilities/Energy, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Financial Services, Government and Media/Entertainment. 
SyferLock has a worldwide patent portfolio for its software-based two-factor and multi-factor authentication solutions that includes the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. SyferLock has also been the recipient of numerous awards from independent research firms and trade publications including Frost & Sullivan and CRN.
Founded in 2007, SyferLock is privately held and is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut USA. 


Chris Cardell, Chief Executive Officer — Chris Cardell joined SyferLock as CEO in September 2010. Prior to that, from 1998 to 2008, Cardell was President, COO and a Director of Jupitermedia Corporation (formerly Nasdaq: JUPM), and was responsible for management of this global provider of images and online media. From 1996 to 1998, Cardell was the President, COO and a Director of Mecklermedia Corporation (formerly Nasdaq: MECK), and was responsible for management of this leading Internet media company, including the Internet World trade shows, print publishing and online media focused on the Internet industry. Prior to that, Cardell was a Senior Manager in the Audit and Business Advisory Services practice of Arthur Andersen LLP.
Eben Stewart, Director of Software Development – Eben Stewart is responsible for software development, product development, security analysis and cryptography for SyferLock. Eben has been instrumental in developing and expanding SyferLock's portfolio of software-based two-factor and multi-factor authentication solutions. Prior to joining SyferLock in 2008, Stewart was a software engineer for IBM in various capacities from 1996 to 2008.
Frank LaPlante, Director of Technology Operations & Engineering – Frank LaPlante is responsible for engineering and technology operations management, including product development, software testing, quality assurance, software integration and deployment for SyferLock. Prior to joining SyferLock in 2014, LaPlante was a senior project manager for IBM in various capacities from 1996 to 2014.