Handling the most sensitive of personal information, the healthcare sector is required to adhere to formidable data security regulations. Our comprehensive authentication solution is trusted by healthcare providers across the world to help them stay compliant.
Northumbrian Water has employees spread around the North East of England, Essex and Suffolk with partners and contractors located across the country and worldwide. Issuing and replacing hardware tokens was becoming a real management overhead. It was taking 2 to 3 days to issue or replace lost tokens to end-users. Anthony Smith, IT Security Manager at Northumbrian Water explains how SecurEnvoy soft tokens are giving users access to systems within a matter of minutes via their mobile phones. The new solution has reduced service desk tasks, enabled contact centre staff to work remotely at times when they cannot get in to the office, and has been well-received by users.
Aspen Insurance runs a Citrix network that relies upon username and password login for active directory authentication. Operating within the highly regulated financial services sector requires additional security considerations to maintain compliance. Hence, two-factor authentication is required for remote network access.
It’s vitally important that the John Lewis Partnership team makes sure that the thousands of the company’s employees it supports can access their networks simply and securely. Historically, the John Lewis Partnership has used a token style authentication solution to enable its employees to securely access the network remotely. This system consisted of a small token that the user carried with them. The token produced an access code for the user to input into their laptop or PC in order for them to access a given network.
Dundee City Council has tightened its security for remote workers with a new technology implementation from SecurEnvoy, while fully adhering to the Scottish Government’s Code of Conduct (CoCo) for GSX outlined for local authorities. The Council installed SecurAccess from SecurEnvoy to enhance its security system for remote working. SecurAccess provides employees with network access via […]
Local authority removes remote access and reduces costs with SecurEnvoy Hertfordshire County Council had been utilising a hardware token-based authentication process for some time; but felt the administrative and financial overhead associated with it didn’t represent the best value solution. Dave Mansfield, Technical Infrastructure Manager for the Council explains: “We were keen to reduce costs […]
Market Harborough Building Society required a solution to provide people within the business the ability to send secure encrypted emails. The solution had to be very secure and easy to use for both senders and recipients. SecurMail from SecurEnvoy allows users to send an encrypted email to any email recipient with any email client with no prior enrolment.
In 2007 the borough became aware that as more and more of their support staff began to work remotely they needed to improve and streamline their remote working structure so that employees could securely access the main network with the minimum of inconvenience.
Organisations can easily implement high-security remote access for all their users with a mere touch of a button, which sends an authentication code via SMS. There’s no need for additional hardware such as tokens. This also makes SecurEnvoy MFA a much greener alternative, as it has one of the smallest IT footprints on the market.
T-Mobile, one Europe’s leading mobile operators, has enabled its remote workforce to use their mobile phones to gain secure access to corporate systems, thanks to a three-year deal signed with SecurEnvoy. Three thousand UK employees are now using SecurEnvoy MFA; SecurEnvoy’s cost-effective, two-factor authentication solution that transforms mobile phones into virtual tokens.
Chorley Council had been using hardware token-based authentication for seven years but, due to the escalating costs and security risks, decided to review their current system and look into more cost-effective alternatives.
LAW FIRM MAKES A CASE FOR MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION WITH SECURENVOYMacfarlanes were unhappy with their current two-factor authentication solution. High degrees of administration overhead and cost associated with replacing expired, lost and broken tokens; dealing with users who had forgotten their PIN or needed their token re-synchronising and the difficulty of managing users in two databases (Active Directory and the token system) caused them to seek an alternative solution.
Top marks for Tokenless Two-Factor Authentication University successfully meets the twin challenges of security and remote accessIT security is playing an increasing role within the higher eduction sector. Universities like MMU are facing an increase in demand for secure, remote access to teaching resources, student records, and everyday applications.
Arriva Trains Wales carries 65,000 passengers per day across 1009 miles of track. Security is a massive concern for any business, and keeping customer credit card data and business data secure was paramount for Arriva. Paul Stern, Network Security Manager at Arriva Trains Wales explains how, driven by payment card industry compliance, they took steps to tighten up all their security systems and networks with SecurEnvoy.
The popularity of the Pizza Hut online ordering system requires a robust website and a secure payment network. Pizza Hut, like retailers worldwide, is subject to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
How Lincoln City Council revised its data security system with a single click OverviewThe Lincoln City Council has nine remote offices, with over 600 members of staff. The Council is responsible for local planning, building control, roads and council housing. With over 80,000 residents in Lincoln, the Council has to handle a vast amount of confidential information. Data security is always a concern – authenticated access must be easy to use, reliable and above all secure.
With more than 100 consultants and engineers working on business critical projects across Europe, secure systems access is essential to ERNI. Following an internal systems review, ERNI were looking to provide additional levels of security for remote users, without impeding the essential communication and teamwork that lie at the heart of the value they deliver to their clients.
As a part of a scheduled 3-year review, Tata Steel was looking to improve upon its existing two-factor authentication solution. Having previously invested in over 5,000 hardware tokens, the IT department was weighed down with hardware costs and a significant administrative overhead. With tokens being exchanged every 3 years, and many being lost in the interim, Tata Steel found itself in an almost constant state of hardware replacement.
Cybercrime 2.0 requires secure Cloud Computing 2.0. As the demand for increasingly complex passwords increases, the case for multi-factor authentication becomes stronger.
BackgroundThe UK branch of the international charity, Save the Children, has plenty of issues to tackle in its efforts to ensure children receive adequate healthcare, food, education and protection. The security around Save the Children’s data has now been enhanced due to reevaluating the security technology used by its staff. Save the Children’s diversified geographic spread presents some challenging logistical problems for the Global Information Systems Department at its London headquarters. Aid workers are based in remote areas of Africa, Asia and South America. Security however, is always a big issue as more employees need to gain remote access to centralised IT systems, which presents an increased need for robust security.
SecurEnvoy helps global commodity trader Queensland Sugar create mission critical authentication services Business Driver:A core role undertaken by QSL on behalf of their shareholders is max-imising the return on sugar in the ﬂuid, global commodity trading mar-ketplace. Hedging currency or trading sugar futures is vital to safeguard the best interests of stakeholders and protect Australia’s national inter-est. To meet this mission critical business need QSL required highly available systems, processes and security safeguards to ensure their staff could securely reach company assets. QSL was an early adopter of a competitor’s token based solution but high ownership costs and an unclear technology roadmap prompted QSL to review alternative solu-tions. SecurEnvoy’s market leading SecurEnvoy MFA was selected as the solution most able to meet QSL’s evolving business demands.
Hewden, the UK’s number one equipment rental provider, has chosen MFA from SecurEnvoy to authenticate remote access to their business critical data and applications.
Lockton is the world’s largest independently owned insurance broker, with close to 4,500 associates worldwide and regional offices in America, Asia and the UK. The company was having problems with users losing or forgetting the hardware tokens that they used to access their systems. Peter Singleton, Infrastructure Manager at Lockton International, explains how using SecurEnvoy soft tokens, with passcodes delivered directly to their users’ mobile phones, gives their associates secure access from anywhere in the world, without the need for a separate device.
“Safety first”, this top priority of PRIMAGAS does not only apply for energy carrier and technical installations. The same care is required with regard to access to the company's corporate network - if this were not secured sufficiently, sensitive data could fall into the hands of cyber-criminals, who could cause damage as a result.
The education sector requires a high level of IT security, especially with the general increasing demand for data security and privacy, particularly following the introduction of new legislation like GDPR, for example. This was the case with UK based John Leggott Sixth Form College. Established in 1968, John Leggott College is a leading sixth form provider with over 1600 students. Ensuring secure access to its remote desktop solution for its staff was a priority, allowing them a more flexible working solution. Relying on “passwords only” for authentication was proving too much of a risk for the college and was identified as a weak spot for a potential breach, as passwords can easily be compromised.
When unexpected weather hits, forest fires rapidly spread across a country or a global health pandemic occurs, businesses require secure, remote access to their networks and applications. The current outbreak of Covid-19 has resulted in a rising need for remote working, globally. In the current times of change and uncertainty, companies are needing to prepare and adapt in order to collaborate with their employees and continue to work as normally as possible.
One of the largest independent publishers in the German speaking world, dtv needs to ensure seamless communications with its readership. The company was looking to streamline remote access to its systems for employees, and chose SecurEnvoy’s tokenless multi-factor authentication to provide secure login to the corporate network.
Since rolling out SecurEnvoy we have been able to significantly reduce our administrative overhead and the overall cost of the solution as well as improving the security of our network.
Richard Medina, IT Manager
Managing patient data (and keeping it secure) is absolutely critical for healthcare organisations. Failure to comply with regulations can have enormous consequences. That’s why healthcare organisations trust our two-factor solution to keep their data safe.
Medical information has to be secured. But it also needs to be accessible by healthcare providers and insurers in order to deliver the best possible care. Tokenless authentication ensures the right people have access to the right information.
Token-based authentication options are expensive to implement and maintain, as well as placing an unwelcome strain on IT departments. Tokenless solutions are easier for healthcare organisations to maintain and can be deployed in hours.
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