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TechValidate Research on Venafi

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671 Customers Surveyed

5,343 Data Points Collected

104 Published TechFacts

28 Published Charts

46 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Venafi Customer Research

Top Three Challenges Venafi Automation Helped Financial Services Overcome

Which challenges does Venafi automation help you to overcome?

Automating the entire certificate lifecycle to improve security
81%
Reducing risk by eliminating manual processes for vulnerability remediation
57%
Distributing keys and certificates to security technologies for visibility / inspection
52%

Venafi Professional Services Customer Statistic

Venafi Professional Services
for a Solid Start

89% of surveyed Venafi Customers included Professional Services with their initial Venafi product purchase to assist with product implementation.

89%

Case Study: The Progressive Corporation

Introduction

This case study of The Progressive Corporation is based on a September 2015 survey of Venafi customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Venafi has significantly reduced our certificate related outages and determined root cause analysis of certificate-related issues.”

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

“Yes, because Venafi is the best product on the market for both SSL and SSH keys.”

Challenges

  • Managed their keys and certificates using manual tracking and management (e.g., spreadsheet) before Venafi.
  • Problems solved using Venafi:
    • Identity and Access Management (including Privileged Access Management/SSH)
    • 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
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solutions
    • Network Security Appliances
    • Tealeaf

Results

  • Improved their internal IT services SLA from weeks to days with Venafi.
  • Found 10000 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:
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • The use of secure key length
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies
    • Certificate reputation

Case Study: State & Local Government

Introduction

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

“No other solutions fit our requirements, so Venafi was the top choice.”

How our organization uses Venafi Trust Protection Platform:

“1. Reduce application outages due to certificate expiration.
2. Promote better security policy (enforcement of key strength, use of FQDN CNs, common trust of PKI) and practices (reduction of PFX files, centralized backup of certificate key pairs).”

Would you recommend Venafi Trust Protection Platform?

“Absolutely.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

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

Results

  • Improved their internal IT services SLA from days to hours with Venafi.
  • Found 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:
    • 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

Venafi Customer Statistic

Secure DevOps IT Services by Automating Keys and Certificates

53% of surveyed Venafi customers used Venafi automation to accelerate the delivery of keys and certificates for DevOps IT services.

Venafi Customer Research

Top 3 Venafi Benefits that Help to Prevent and Remediate Certificate-related Outages

Pick the top 3 Venafi benefits below that have helped your organization prevent and remediate certificate-related outages.

Centralized repository and management of certificates
74%
Notifications and escalations of impending certificate expirations
56%
Continuous detection and monitoring of certificates
51%


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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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