Tools4Ever

LI firms unite to take data management to school

By GREGORY ZELLER // A new collaboration between two Long Island tech firms could prove a digital godsend for regional school administrators. Tools4Ever, a Netherlands-based global provider of digital identity and access-management solutions with U.S. operations headquartered in Lynbrook, has joined forces with eSchoolData, a Bohemia-based provider of digital frameworks – databases, email services and more – for school districts in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Tools4Ever’s mission: to integrate eSchoolData’s student information services with…


Tools4Ever: Bringing order to data chaos, and fast

A Netherlands-based software firm with a thriving Long Island operation is clamping down on unstructured data. Tools4Ever, a global provider of digital identity and access-management solutions that runs its New York operations out of Lynbrook, has launched an “enterprise resource authorization manager” designed to help users regain control of unstructured data – information floating around an enterprise computer network that’s not organized according to network specifics. Also called “unstructured information,” such data is usually text-heavy, but…


When it comes to bad passwords, trustno1

By GREGORY ZELLER // Better rethink that password, personal or commercial computer user: Chances are, you’re not fooling anyone. California-based digital password expert SplashData has released its annual list of the Internet’s worst passwords – the most commonly used and, therefore, most hackable secret codes, providing the least-effective defense of personal and professional data. As has been the case every year since SplashData started publishing its annual lists five years ago, “123456” is the web’s…


Never an identity crisis at Tools4Ever

By GREGORY ZELLER // Couple old-fashioned customer service with ever-evolving product ideas and always think like a startup. That’s how Dean Wiech describes the recipe for Tools4ever, a global provider of identity and access-management solutions – the username/password combinations that let you into your email, for instance – and related security protocols. The managing director of New York operations for the Netherlands-based firm says innovation has set the tone since 2000, when Tools4ever opened its…