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TechValidate Research on Venafi

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424 Customers Surveyed

3,533 Data Points Collected

102 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

46 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Venafi Customer Research

Financial Services: Over Half Manually Track Keys and Certificates

How did you manage your keys and certificates before Venafi?

Manual tracking and management (e.g.,spreadsheet)
56%
Internal scripts / home-grown solution
31%
External certificate authority
6%
Other
6%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on an August 2015 survey of Venafi customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using CA Service Desk and MS SCOM before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • DevOps and Cloud Automation
    • Outage Prevention and Remediation
    • PKI Refresh

Use Case

  • Venafi products currently being used:
    • TrustAuthority SSL
    • TrustForce SSL
  • Systems integrated with Venafi:
    • Public Certificate Authority
    • Private Certificate Authority
    • Load Balancers
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs)
    • Network Security Appliances

Results

  • Found additional keys and certificates using Venafi that were previously unknown.
  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • Wildcard replacement

Venafi Professional Services Customer Research

Why Venafi Customers Purchased Professional Services

What motivated your purchase of Venafi Professional Services?

Design for optimal solution effectiveness / utilization (e.g., fuller discovery, more policy implementation, etc.)
62%
Custom integration (e.g. legacy systems, portal, workflow processes, API integration, etc.)
38%
Minimize deployment risk
38%
Reduce deployment time
38%
Reduce impact on staffing resources
27%
Other
8%

5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Venafi Trust Protection Platform:

We have not had an outage due to not knowing that a certificate was expiring.

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

Yes. The Venafi Trust Protection Platform is a great tool.

Almost 2/3 achieved greater solution effectiveness with Venafi Professional Services

64% of surveyed IT security professionals achieved more solution effectiveness / utilization (e.g., fuller discovery, more policy implementation, etc.) with Venafi Professional Services.

Case Study: Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 insurance company is based on an August 2015 survey of Venafi customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using manual tracking and management (e.g., spreadsheet) before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • Industry Compliance / Audit Remediation
    • Outage Prevention and Remediation
    • PKI Refresh

Use Case

  • Venafi products currently being used:
    • TrustAuthority SSL
    • TrustForce SSL
  • Systems integrated with Venafi:
    • Public Certificate Authority
    • Private Certificate Authority
    • Load Balancers
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

Results

  • Improved their internal IT services SLA from weeks to days with Venafi.
  • Key and certificate visibility improved by 26-50% after finding additional keys and certificates using Venafi.
  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • The use of secure key length
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies


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About Venafi

Venafi is the cybersecurity market leader in machine identity protection, securing the cryptographic keys and digital certificates on which every business and government depends to deliver safe machine-to-machine communication. Organizations use Venafi key and certificate security to protect communications, commerce, critical systems and data, and mobile and user access.

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