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Accor North America

Accor North America


Learn how Accor North America, one of the nation's largest owner/operators of economy lodging, is using SecureSphere to protect its Internet-based reservation systems and back-end databases from attack.

"The Accor online reservation system is one of our most important revenue channels and a critical touch point for serving customers of all our North American properties. SecureSphere enables us to protect this business critical infrastructure from attack and data theft, while at the same time allowing our IT staff to be alerted of any unusual activity as it occurs. Imperva is helping us protect the security and privacy of customer data, and gain unprecedented visibility into who is accessing this critical operational system."

Jeff Winslow, CIO

Tags: Accor North America, Magazine Article, Lodging, Web Application Firewall, Database Security Suite

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee


This Case Study describes how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee has deployed Imperva SecureSphere to safeguard the privacy of private member and corporate information and to meet various privacy and security regulations, including requirements due to HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and CMS (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).

"Web and database communication has become integrated into nearly every BCBST production system. So protecting our Web applications and database is a key element in safeguarding the private health information of our members and partners."

Chris Levan, CIO

Tags: Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, Case Study, Healthcare, Web Application Firewall

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Brainshark

Brainshark


This case study describes how Brainshark deployed SecureSphere to secure its cloud-based presentation sharing site. Brainshark initially provisioned another Web Application Firewall, but encountered issues with its learning mode. Then Brainshark decided to replace its existing solution with Imperva SecureSphere. Once installed and configured, SecureSphere helped Brainshark pass stringent security audits and improved the company's overall security posture.

Tags: Brainshark, Web Application Firewall, Web Application Security, Web Security

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Brock University

Brock University


Brock University, located in St. Catharines, ON, is one of Canada's leading universities with a stellar reputation for producing smart, successful graduates. Brock maintains a robust IT systems environment designed to keep pace with its stellar academic reputation and was determined to protect itself from the major data breaches that have been reported by so many educational institutions in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Brock implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Gateway to protect Brock's front end web applications and also secure data all the way through their backend databases – while handling custom developed applications with no impact on performance or requiring special scripting.

"The Dynamic Profiling capabilities of SecureSphere automatically detect who is doing what and makes sure that what they are doing is not unauthorized. Suspicious activities are flagged and my team alerted. Best of all, SecureSphere ensures that we aren't bothered by false positives. "

Roger Herman, DBA, Brock University

Tags: Brock University, Case Study, Education, Web Application Firewall, Database Security Suite

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Covelli Enterprises

Covelli Enterprises


Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Breads and O'Charley's restaurants, selected the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to protect its Web applications from attack and prevent unauthorized access. Covelli Enterprises also relies on the Imperva ThreatRadar service to detect and stop known malicious sources.

"Installing a Web Application Firewall was the most logical step to protect our Web applications–especially ones that were written by third parties. In addition to protecting the application, it allowed me to log activity for security and audit purposes."

Anthony Biegecki, CISO, Covelli Enterprises

Tags: Covelli Enterprises, Panera Breads, O'Charley's, Restaurants, ThreatRadar, Web Security, Web Application Security, Web Application Firewall

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FFF Enterprises

FFF Enterprises


This article in Baseline Magazine details how FFF Enterprises has deployed SecureSphere to protect the applications and databases associated with its Verified Electronic Pedigree (VEP) program. The VEP program protects patients' privacy and ensures their safety by tracking the source and location of life-saving medicines throughout the supply chain.

"Securing the private information of our customers and partners is of utmost importance to FFF. SecureSphere is an essential part of proactively satisfying HIPAA privacy regulations"

Bob Coates, VP of Technology for FFF Enterprises

Tags: FFF Enterprises, Magazine Article, Healthcare, Web Application Firewall

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FireHost

FireHost


FireHost, the leading Secure Web Hosting company, selected the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to protect its customers' Websites. FireHost chose Imperva because it offered accurate protection, centralized management, granular security policies, and multi-gigabit performance.

"It is evident from the sheer number of Website compromises that Web application attacks are the most dangerous risk today. With Imperva, we have great confidence that our customers are protected against these attacks."

Chris Drake, CEO, FireHost

Tags: FireHost, Web Application Firewall, Web Security, Web Application Security

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Fortune 500 IT Services and Business Software Company

Fortune 500 IT Services and Business Software Company


A Fortune 500 Company turned to Imperva SecureSphere virtual appliances to protect its sensitive Web applications from attack. SecureSphere was the ideal choice for the Company because it offered accurate protection, virtual patching, enterprise-grade policy control, and detailed alerts–all while supporting the organization's virtualization requirements.

"SecureSphere virtual appliances enable us to protect our Web applications and improve our development processes–without slowing down our application development schedules."

Security Officer, Fortune 500 IT Services and Business Software Company

Tags: Fortune 500 IT Services, Virtual Appliances, Web Application Firewall, Web Security, Web Application Security

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Healthcare Network

Healthcare Network


A non-profit healthcare network deployed the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to protect Web applications and address PCI compliance. The healthcare network stops automated attacks with ThreatRadar Reputation Services which provides near real-time data of malicious sources.

"ThreatRadar has been great. We host an application that allows Website visitors to send a message to a patient staying at one of our hospitals. ThreatRadar stops about 40 spam messages a day. This improves patient satisfaction."

Information Security Architect, Healthcare Network

Tags: Healthcare, ThreatRadar, Web Application Firewall, PCI, Compliance

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Intuition Systems, Inc.

Intuition Systems, Inc.


Intuition Systems, a leading national payment processing firm, has deployed the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) and Database Security Gateway (DSG) to meet compliance requirements imposed by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard. Intuition Systems chose SecureSphere for its unique ability to provide integrated web application protection and database security.

"Deploying a Web Application Firewall was the most efficient and cost effective solution for us to comply with the PCI Data Security Standard. SecureSphere was the easiest product to deploy and configure, and delivered the best performance in our tests. When we learned about its ability to also monitor and protect databases, we expanded our project scope and deployed this functionality as well. With Imperva we have a complete solution for data security and PCI compliance. "

Jean-Pierre Zaiter, CIO, Intuition Systems

Tags: Intuition Systems Inc., Press Release, Technology, Web Application Firewall, Database Security Suite

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ISACA

ISACA


ISACA is a global provider of security and compliance knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education. ISACA selected the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall (WAF) to protect ISACA's Web applications. ISACA leverages Imperva SecureSphere as a part of a comprehensive security strategy that delivers unprecedented prevention, mitigation and protection for its on-demand platform.

"ISACA is a globally respected resource in the security industry so we must provide the best possible model for our constituents who live and breathe data security. Imperva helps us ensure the security of our sensitive data, which is a critical part of doing business every day. We evaluated many solutions and Imperva was found to be the best fit for our particular needs."

Manny Singh, IT director, ISACA

Tags: ISACA, Web Application Firewall, Web Security

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Israel Ministry of Finance

Israel Ministry of Finance


This Case Study describes how the Israel Ministry of Finance eGovernment initiative is using Imperva SecureSphere as its main line of defense against application attacks.

"Imperva's web application firewall is our main line of defense against application attacks... SecureSphere was the most impressive solution in terms of Overall quality. We evaluated a variety of products, but Imperva's solution offered the best performance, coverage and usability. "

Eric Wolf, Deputy Director, Tehila Project

Tags: Israel Ministry of Finance, Case Study, Government, Web Application Firewall

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National Bankcard Services (NBS)

National Bankcard Services (NBS)


National Bankcard Services (NBS), a leading provider of transaction processing solutions for petroleum and convenience store chains and retailers, is using the SecureSphere(tm) SE Web Application Firewall to comply with PCI. SecureSphere SE, a market-leading Web application firewall packaged for medium enterprises, directly addresses National Bankcard Services' PCI 6.6 application firewall requirement by providing the most automated and accurate protection for the company's online customer portal. "With Imperva, we feel confident about our ability to comply with PCI and protect our customers from application threats on an ongoing basis. "

Allan Kintigh, Software Engineer, National Bankcard Services

Tags: National Bankcard Services, Case Study, Finance, Web Application Firewall

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PayFlex

PayFlex


PayFlex, a leading administrator of healthcare benefits, needed to safeguard its applications and meet PCI and HIPAA compliance requirements. PayFlex selected the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall because it offered easy deployment and full application visibility, enhancing PayFlex's secure application coding processes.

"Imperva helps our network team understand what applications are actually doing. They know what kind of requests PayFlex is getting and whether they are friendly or suspect."

Jason Weiss, VP of Technology, PayFlex

Tags: PayFlex, Web Application Firewall, Web Security, Web Application Security

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Paymetric

Paymetric


Paymetric, the leading provider of enterprise payment acceptance solutions, relies on the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to prevent application attacks in real-time, mitigate Web vulnerabilities, and address PCI 6.6. The company uses SecureSphere with Cenzic vulnerability assessments to virtually patch vulnerabilities. Paymetric also stops known malicious users and botnets through Imperva's unique ThreatRadar service.

"SecureSphere provides real-time protection against Web application attacks. With SecureSphere, our applications are more secure and our software development processes are more robust."

Genady Visnevetsky, Director of Security, Paymetric

Tags: Paymetric, Web Application Firewall, ThreatRadar, Vulnerability Assessment Integration, PCI

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SEEK

SEEK


SEEK, Australia's number one job site, prevents competitors from scraping Website content with Imperva SecureSphere. Watch this video case study to find out how the SecureSphere Web Application Firewall safeguards the company's Website from site scraping and Web application attacks.

Video: SEEK Case Study

"The Imperva platform is one of the critical components protecting our Website and also giving us visibility of what is coming through our front door."

Mithran Naiker, Head of IT Operations, SEEK

Tags: SEEK, Web Application Firewall, Web Application Security, Site Scraping

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Siam City Bank

Siam City Bank


Siam City Bank, the 7th largest bank within Thailand's commercial banking industry, is using SecureSphere Web Application Firewall for real-time protection of its online banking application. "We feel assured that we have the right tools to help strengthen our system against any malicious attacks caused by external or internal users of our Internet banking application."

Viroj Saengvongrusmee, First VP and Manager, Information Technology, Siam City Bank, PCL

Tags: Siam City Bank, Case Study, Finance, Web Application Firewall

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Soka-Bau

Soka-Bau


SOKA-BAU, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, provides benefits, compensation and pension insurance services for 70,000 German construction companies. To operate more efficiently, SOKA-BAU wanted to provide self-service web applications to their customers and covered employees, while protecting them from the major data breaches reported by various organizations that implement online services in recent memory. After evaluating the leading security products, Soka Bau implemented Imperva's SecureSphere Web Application Firewall and Database Security Gateway products. SecureSphere was the only solution that could not only provide the deep monitoring and security functionality, but also surpassed all other competitors in the performance and scale requirements necessary for such an environment.

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Tags: Soka-Bau, Case Study, Finance, Web Application Firewall, Database Security Suite

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TechSoup Global

TechSoup Global


Hear how Richard Collins from TechSoup Global is using Imperva SecureSphere WAF and DAM solutions. He discusses key drivers such as sensitive data protection, securing mission-critical servers, addressing partner concerns over data security from Microsoft, Adobe, and Intuit (which require their partners to have strong data security solutions), and addressing PCI.

Richard also discusses how WAF can be used as a unifying technology that brings together development and operations teams. Finally he explains why he chose Imperva SecureSphere above competitors, and how Imperva offers the best solution for TechSoup Global by providing a superior: user interface, policy management system, profiling and learning capability, architecture flexibility, and ability to integrate database and Web application protection through a single solution.

Tags: TechSoup Global, Podcast, Nonprofit, Web Application Firewall, Database Activity Monitoring

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Telefnica O2

Telefnica O2


Learn how Telefnica O2 Germany is leveraging the Imperva SecureSphere WAF to protect over 14.5 million customers and a massive online Web portal. Hear why SecureSphere was chosen, how it is used to protect them from sophisticated application attacks such as those on business logic, and how WAF has brought together their security operations and development teams to more effectively and efficiently mitigate business risk.

Tags: Telefnica O2, Podcast, Telecommunications, Web Application Firewall

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The Motley Fool

The Motley Fool


The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial-services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. The Motley Fool selected the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall to protect its Website against screen scraping and application attacks. The financial-services powerhouse also relies on SecureSphere to monitor application usage, troubleshoot application errors, and reduce comment spam on its message boards.

"The product is rock solid. We did not have to reboot it once since we installed it nearly two years ago. There is nothing that we need to worry about. It simply does its job."

Brandon Ragan, Lead Systems Engineer, The Motley Fool

Tags: Motley Fool, Web Application Firewall, Application Monitoring, Web Security, Finance

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TicketNetwork

TicketNetwork


Over 7.5 million tickets are offered on TicketNetwork's online ticket exchange every day. To protect its popular Website and address PCI compliance, TicketNetwork trusts Imperva SecureSphere. TicketNetwork chose Imperva because of SecureSphere's high performance, its ease-of-management, and its reputation-based security provided by ThreatRadar.

"Imperva's WAF is the final layer, and, unlike code analysis or pen testing, the WAF is always on and covers everything–custom built or third party."

Jeff Mathena, VP of Information Technology, TicketNetwork

Tags: TicketNetwork, PCI, Compliance, ThreatRadar, Web Security, Web Application Security, Web Application Firewall

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Vietnam Government

Vietnam Government


The Vietnam Government needed to protect an important Web portal from automated attacks. The government required a solution that offered accurate protection, easy, intuitive management, and fast deployment. With the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall, the Vietnam Government Web Portal is protected against application attacks and bots.

"Imperva SecureSphere is a powerful solution with many outstanding features. It automatically learned the structure of our Web applications to accurately stop attacks."

Pham Quang Thien, The Deputy Manager of Technology Department, Vietnam Government

Tags: Vietnam, Government, Web Application Firewall, Web Application Security, Web Security

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vli Limited

vli Limited


For over ten years, vli has developed and managed innovative Web-based solutions and technologies to solve the real business issues of major clients.

"We pride ourselves on our record in keeping customers safe against threats, and SecureSphere's Web Application Firewall has been a great addition to our security infrastructure. "

Will Hodgkinson, Director, vli Limited

Tags: vli Limited, Case Study, Technology, Web Application Firewall

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Walla! Shops

Walla! Shops


This Case Study describes how Walla! Shops has deployed Imperva SecureSphere to satisfy PCI DSS 6.6 requirement for application security of its eCommerce site.

"As our business continues to grow with more and more credit cards being processed, we must have a solution in place to prevent this critical data from being stolen. "

Uri Laish, Vice President, R&D at Walla! Shops

Tags: Walla! Shops, Case Study, Retail and E-commerce, Web Application Firewall

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