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Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP)

Protect networks, applications, and data against unauthorized access

Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications while preventing access by malicious unauthorized attackers. A unified solution providing both two-factor and risk-based token-less authentication, VIP is based on open standards and can easily integrate into enterprise applications.

What are Agents, Options and Add-ons

Agents are required for a product to operate on a certain platform.
Agents, options and add-ons are used to extend the functionality of the base product.


VIP Access For Mobile

VIP Access for Mobile transforms popular smartphones, such as the iPhone, into a free one-time password credential for use with the Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service.
For Businesses:
  • Increases security
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy to deploy
  • Readily adoptable
  • Standards-based
For Consumers:
  • Greater protection
  • Convenient
  • Easy to use
  • Valid at any VIP member site
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VIP Network

Consumers can use their VIP credential at any member web site that displays the Symantec VIP logo.
Become a VIP Network Member to:
  • Reduce fraud and support compliance for PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, FFIEC, OMB/NIST Level 3, HIPAA, and FACTA Red Flags.
  • Differentiate your business at a time when loyalty is low and switching providers is easy.
  • Win customers over with the convenience and security of online transactions.
  • Eliminate the cost and effort of managing tokens or smart cards.
  • Complement other forms of credentials you may offer.

Related Information


Intel IPT

The Intel Identity Protection Technology (IPT) delivers a hardware-embedded strong authentication credential for VIP to protect enterprise and consumer access to online services without the need for additional hardware or software.
For Businesses
  • Increases security
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy to deploy
  • Readily adoptable
  • Standards-based
For Consumers
  • Greater protection
  • Convenient
  • Easy-to-use, hard-to-lose
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Third-party Integrations

Symantec VIP supports integration with many popular enterprise applications. The following is a list of our current integrations:
Apache Networks
  • Apache HTTP Server
Array Networks
  • Array SSL VPN
Barracuda Networks
  • Barracuda SSL VPN
Computer Assoicates
  • Siteminder
Check Point
  • SSL VPN Software Blade
  • Firewall Software Blade
  • IPSec VPN Software Blade
Cirix System
  • Citrix Access Gateway
  • Citrix GoToMyPC
  • Citrix Netscaler
  • Citrix XenApp
Cisco Systems
  • Cisco Secure ACS
  • Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances
  • Cisco ICE
  • Cisco VPN
F5 Networks
  • Firepass VPN
IBM Corporation
  • IBM Tivoli Access Manager
Juniper Networks
  • Juniper SA VPN
  • Juniper Steel Belted Radius
Microsoft Corp.
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Microsoft Credential Provider
  • Threat Management Gateway (2010)
  • Internet Acceleration Server (2006)
  • Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway
  • Microsoft GINA
  • Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • Internet Information Server (IIS) 7 and 8
  • Outlook Web Access
  • Remote Desktop Web Access
  • SharePoint Portal Server
  • Netmotion with SBR (Steel Belted Radius)
Oracle Corporation
  • OpenSSO
  • Oracle Access Manager
Oracle Corporation and Red Hat
  • Pluggable Authentication Modules
  • Salesforce integration with ADFS
  • Netweaver
  • SonicWALL Aventail® SSL VPN
Third Party IDP
  • ADFS as IDP for SSP
  • VMWare View 5.1

Community Spotlight

The username-password paradigm

A flawed form of authentication Organizations with customer facing applications struggle to create a transparent or “frictionless” user experience and still provide the security needed to safeguard customer’s information.  If users need to type in long cumbersome passwords they...

Posted: 06/04/2015 9:36:56 AM