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TechValidate Research on Venafi

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396 Customers Surveyed

3,356 Data Points Collected

84 Published TechFacts

21 Published Charts

46 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Venafi Customer Testimonial

What led you to purchase the Venafi platform?

Certificate inventory and outage prevention for SSL. Security control and monitoring for SSH.

Shawn Irving, Chief Information Security Officer, Michaels Stores

Venafi Customer Research

Top Five Ways Venafi Helps Financial Service Organizations Improve Security

How has using Venafi automation helped you improve security?

Workflow for accountability
89%
Policy enforcement for improved security
72%
Automatic certificate revocation when services are no longer in use
44%
Vulnerability management (e.g. SHA-1 migration, certificate rotation)
44%
Incident response
28%

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a September 2015 survey of Venafi customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

“Venafi is essentially one-stop shopping. All of our SSL needs are managed by one application. There is no need to go to our local PKI servers or out to our managed PKI account with our external vendor.”

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using internal scripts / home-grown solution before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • Industry Compliance / Audit Remediation
    • Outage Prevention and Remediation
    • PKI Refresh

Use Case

  • Venafi product currently being used:
    • TrustAuthority SSL
  • Systems integrated with Venafi:
    • Public Certificate Authority
    • Private Certificate Authority

Results

  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • The use of secure key length
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Certificate reputation

Case Study: Global 500 Banking Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a September 2015 survey of Venafi customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

“Yes, because systems engineers are not necessarily information security engineers and having a tool to help with key management that allows secure key generation. Venafi’s archive is valuable and can make securing systems less cumbersome and more efficient.”

What other products / solutions did you consider and why was Venafi a better fit?

“Our in-house developed systems. Venafi has better reporting and more robust discovery capabilities.”

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using internal scripts / home-grown solution before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • Industry Compliance / Audit Remediation
    • 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
    • Load Balancers
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Security Applications
    • Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

Results

  • Improved their internal IT services SLA with Venafi.
  • Found additional keys and certificates using Venafi that were previously unknown.
  • Key and certificate visibility improved after finding additional keys and certificates using Venafi.
  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • Heartbleed
    • SSL inspection for threats
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • The use of secure key length
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies

4.5/5 Stars

How our organization uses Venafi Trust Protection Platform:

Venafi has enabled us to automate the management of SSL expirations, while providing us the enhancement of being able to provision directly to many devices.

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

Yes, it provides automation to otherwise manual tasks which traditionally are time consuming and inaccurate.

Venafi Customer Research

Top Three Reasons Financial Service Organizations Use Venafi

How do you or will you use Venafi key and certificate automation?

Automated certificate management
82%
Key and certificate provisioning for DevOps IT services
68%
Scalability of certificate distribution for deployment of encryption-dependent technologies
55%


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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.

  Venafi Website