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TechValidate Research on CA Access Management

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227 Customers Surveyed

1,496 Data Points Collected

159 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

33 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a June 2014 survey of CA Advanced Authentication customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased CA Advanced Authentication for the following reasons:
    • Protect user identities from online attacks
    • Secure online transactions
    • Safeguard sensitive organizational data

Use Case

  • 1,001 to 9,999 end users are protected by their CA Advanced Authentication implementation.
  • Utilizes CA Advanced Authentication to help comply with:
    • Internal regulations
  • Uses/plans to use CA Advanced Authentication for the following:
    • On-premise apps for employees: Planning to use
    • SaaS apps for employees: Planning to use
    • On-premise apps for customers: Planning to use
    • SaaS apps for customers: Planning to use
  • Secures 1,001 to 9,999 authentications per day.
  • Authentications used:
    • Two-factor credentials

Results

  • CA Advanced Authentication has made a significant impact on the following abilities:
    • Improve user experience
    • Meet compliance regulations
    • Lower IT costs
    • Reduce security risks
  • Rated CA Advanced Authentication as excellent in the following areas:
    • Breadth of application support
    • Security
    • Depth of functionality

CA Advanced Authentication Customer Statement

A large enterprise energy & utilities company purchased CA Advanced Authentication in order to protect user identities from online attacks, safeguard sensitive organizational data, and authenticate mobile devices.

CA Advanced Authentication Customer Statement

A Global 500 transportation services company purchased CA Advanced Authentication in order to protect user identities from online attacks, secure online transactions, and safeguard sensitive organizational data.

Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a May 2014 survey of CA Siteminder customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA SiteMinder gives us the ability to centrally manage and enforce the authentication and authorization of a vast variety of web applications and servers. This allows the web and application developers to focus on the service, not the security.”

Challenges

  • Very concerned about session hijacking.
  • Assigns the following priority when developing new Web applications, mobile apps and Web services:
    • User convenience: high
    • Security: high
    • Time-to-market: low

Use Case

  • Has or plans to have the following number of federation connections within the following time period:
    • Currently: 100+
  • Provides or will provide SSO to the following applications within the following time period:
    • Employee to on-premise apps: currently
    • Employee to SaaS apps: currently
    • Customer to on-premise apps: currently
  • Using the following number of SaaS services:
    • Currently: 11-49

Results

  • Has reduced 50% or more security-related development costs with CA SiteMinder vs. developing access and security capabilities for each application.
  • Reduced costs by > 30% with a single solution to manage multiple methods of Web access, including HTTP, SAML federation, and Web services vs. implementing separate solutions for each method.

Single Sign-On Is Still a Top Requirement

What business/security needs led you to purchase CA SiteMinder?

Secure access to mobile applications
20%
Secure access to SaaS applications
15%
Single sign-on across Web applications
51%
Support for a wide range of Web platforms
39%
Secure access/authorization for Web applications
39%
Federated single sign-on
29%
Reduce security-related development on Web applications
22%
Improve the end user experience
34%

CA SiteMinder® Scales to Protect Large Organizations

How many end users are protected by your CA SiteMinder implementation?

> 20 million: 5%
10 to 20 million: 0%
5 to 10 million: 5%
1 to 5 million: 5%
500,001 to 1 million: 5%
100,001 to 500k: 25%
10,001 to 100,000: 25%
Up to 10,000: 30%


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About CA Access Management

CA Privileged Access Manager Server Control is a comprehensive and host-based privileged access management (PAM) solution that provides user access controls, UNIX to Active Directory authentication bridging and user activity reporting—in both physical and virtual environments.

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