New Secfense Use Cases for User Access Security Broker

New Secfense Use Cases for User Access Security Broker

We have just recently finalized two new POCs (proofs of concept) performed for two large organizations. The result – finding out that the biggest added value that we offer is not the one that thought it was…

If you follow our blog and social media publications you already know that we position ourselves as a Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) enabler. 2FA was the number one thing that we always mentioned when doing a sales pitch or a demo session.

The first video animation that we have done in the past was focused on positioning us as a 2FA enabler.

Two recent Proof of Concept projects (POC) that we have done has proven that there’s much more value in what we didn’t say rather than in what we were saying all the time.

So below you will find our two recent use cases that show the benefits that Secfense brings from a new angle.

POC done for a large e-commerce business:

E-commerce right next to the financial sector is the industry that’s most affected by hostile data theft attempts. Either it’s phishing intending to trick an individual user or an attempt to breach internal data and blackmail the company, it’s the e-commerce that most often pops up at cybersecurity news here and there. The e-commerce business that we were working with operates on the European market therefore it’s covered by European GDPR privacy policies. Earlier in 2019 one of the other e-commerce sites on the local market was sentenced to a big fine for allowing data breaches to happen.  That made a customer that we are working with look for solutions that could help them protect against such risks, and that’s why they decided to try our solution. Here’s how it looked like.    

Use Case: Secfense User Access Security Broker secured connection of a large number of users from external locations to applications in an external shared data center

Goal: The objective was to replace the VPN with a better solution that does not require the installation of any extra plugins on the application or on the client-side.

Result: As the result of Secfense implementation no VPN is necessary any longer to access a web application. In addition, the application has received strong protection against phishing risks.

Challenge: Due to the fact that the project involved a custom application it was not possible to make it accessible in the external network due to possible vulnerabilities

POC done for a large IT organization from the public sector:

Another organization that we have just recently worked with on the proof of concept was a public organization responsible for the implementation of IT projects for the public sector in Poland. The agency ensures that the most important computer systems in the country work without flaws. The proof of concept involved the following.

Use case: Secfense was meant to be used to record, manage and secure a connection of a large number of users to external web applications

Goal: The objective was to control the access and increase the security of web application users without interfering with the application’s code and user workstations.

The result:  In the result of implementing Secfense User Access Security Broker the admins gained control over the security of external users and guaranteed the security of their data in the external application.

Challenge: The security applies to both custom and ‘out-of-the-box applications. With one solution both applications exposed to the Internet and those in the local network are protected.

When writing this story we have already started working on the next proof of concept for another large-scale organization. Additionally, since it’s the end of the year we are working on our event calendar for 2020 so soon you will find out where you can meet us, chat with us and schedule a demo to see how Secfense User Access Security Broker works on your application.  

To read our previous story about use cases from 2019 you can visit the link and read about Secfense Use Cases After 15-months in Business.

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Testimonials

„We are faced with new challenges every day. We must always be one step ahead of the attackers and know what they are going to do before they do it. We are convinced that User Access Security Broker will bring security to a new level, both for those working at the office and from home. For us, working with Secfense is an opportunity to exchange experience with developers who put great value on out-of-the-box thinking.”

Krzysztof Słotwiński

Business Continuity and Computer Security Officer

BNP Paribas Bank Polska

“Two-factor authentication is known to be one of the best ways to protect against phishing; however, its implementation has always been difficult. Secfense helped us solve that problem. With their security broker, we were able to introduce various 2FA methods on our web applications at once.”

Dariusz Pitala

Head of IT

MPEC S.A.