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TechValidate Research on Venafi

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494 Customers Surveyed

3,978 Data Points Collected

104 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

46 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Venafi Customer Research

How Venafi Automation Improves Security

Workflow for Accountability
76%
Policy Enforcement
69%
Vulnerability Management
55%
Certificate Revocation
37%
Incident Response
29%
Decryption & Threat Inspection
18%

Venafi Professional Services Customer Satisfaction Rating

A fortune 500 insurance company would be very likely to recommend Venafi Professional Services for this reason:

Venafi Professional Services provides superior service and support. The application has few, if any, competitors in the market able to perform the breath and depth of digital certificate management.

Venafi Customer Satisfaction Rating

Enterprise Mobile Protection

An IT Professional at a Global 500 retail company would be very likely to recommend Venafi for this reason:

The support team is always very helpful when I need them. This solution enables me to allow my users to get a certificate and push the certificate onto their device.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense 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 internal scripts / home-grown solution before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • Data Security / SSL Inspection / Threat Detection
    • 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
    • Security Applications
    • Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

Results

  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • Heartbleed
    • SSL inspection for threats
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies

Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using internal scripts / home-grown solution before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • DevOps and Cloud Automation
    • Outage Prevention and Remediation

Use Case

  • Venafi products currently being used:
    • TrustAuthority SSL
    • TrustForce SSL
  • Systems integrated with Venafi:
    • Public Certificate Authority
    • Private Certificate Authority
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solutions

Results

  • Improved their internal IT services SLA from weeks to days with Venafi.
  • Found 500000 additional keys and certificates using Venafi that were previously unknown.
  • Key and certificate visibility improved by 51-75% after finding additional keys and certificates using Venafi.
  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies
    • SSH misuse
    • Certificate reputation

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%


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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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