Network Access Authentication Case Studies
Network Access Authentication is not a one-size fits all solution. What best works for one industry may not work for another. Even the size of the business will determine different solutions. The following are a few of our case studies from different industries to understand the network access authentication issues each had to deal with, and how Power LogOn offered the solution they needed and at the price that met their budget.
SAP AG is the world leader in enterprise software and software-related services. Strong, multifactor authentication for logical access has never been more important than now. In many heavily regulated sectors like government, healthcare and finance, the government has legislated privacy protection. By law, businesses, institutions and agencies must protect their customer’s personal information and IT environment from unauthorized access. All these laws recommend two-factor authentication to secure data. Since SAP manages most of this information, care must be taken that employees don’t circumvent security practices for their own convenience by writing password on sticky notes or using the same password everywhere. Employee managed passwords can result in hefty fines for non-compliance of these privacy laws.
The Carlos Rosario International Charter School (CRICS) aims to provide education that prepares the diverse adult immigrant population of Washington, DC to become invested, productive citizens and members of American society. However, the lack of users practicing proper account security and computer logoffs was costing the school’s IT Dept between 30% – 40% of their budget. Read how CRICS increased their network access authentication security and reduced their costs.
Legal firms, like SBG&B, must operate under a strict policy to protect the integrity of its legal records and the confidentiality of its clients from cyber attacks. Well aware of the fact that computer security experts have stated that 80 percent of all network security problems are caused by bad passwords, SBG&B needed a cost effective, convenient solution to secure their networks. Read how SBG&B addressed their network access authentication security and other issues.
Law enforcement needs to implement the new Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) security policy. Read how El Camino College Police Department addressed their need for network access authentication security and a secure password manager for Windows using smartcard technology.