TechValidate Research on Venafi

Case Study: S&P 500 Banking Company


This case study of an S&P 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, Venafi is a must have for the proactive management of certificates!”


  • Managed their keys and certificates using external certificate authority 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
    • TrustAuthority SSH
    • TrustAuthority Mobile
    • TrustForce SSL
    • TrustForce SSH
    • TrustForce Mobile
    • TrustNet
  • Systems integrated with Venafi:
    • Public Certificate Authority
    • Private Certificate Authority
    • Databases
    • Load Balancers
    • Web Servers
    • Application Servers
    • Security Applications
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solutions
    • Network Security Appliances


  • Improved their internal IT services SLA from weeks to days with Venafi.
  • Key and certificate visibility improved by 51-75% after finding additional keys and certificates using Venafi.
  • Vulnerabilities to be addressed with Venafi:
    • Heartbleed
    • SHA-1 to SHA-2 migration
    • The use of secure key length
    • Key and certificate ownership identification
    • Key and certificate lifecycle policies
    • Certificate reputation

About This Data

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