Symantec Validation and ID Protection Service

Simple password authentication is insufficient to protect against unauthorized access to networks and web or cloud-based applications, but users demand ease of use. Cloud-based VIP delivers highly secure multi-factor authentication with a tap or touch of a finger.

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Authentication for Enterprises of All Sizes

User-friendly, easy to manage, and highly secure

The ramifications of a breach are dire: non-compliance, financial penalties, and theft of intellectual property or funds. The growing number of mobile users and cloud apps increase the risk of a breach and the complexity for IT. The use of multi-factor authentication will significantly reduce the risk.

VIP is a highly scalable, cloud-based authentication solution with self-service options that improves ease of use for users and helps reduce IT burden. Highlights include:

  • Multi-factor and risk-based authentication
  • Based on open standards
    • RADIUS makes it easy to integrate with VPNs
    • SAML makes it easy to integrate with cloud apps or Identity Provides/Single Sign-On solutions
    • Web Service APIs make it easy to integrate with custom online applications
    • OATH-based OTP supports a variety of token vendors
  • Broad range of authentication methods
    • Mobile Push
    • Biometric Fingerprint instead of a password
    • OTP: hardware and software credential (mobile and desktop), out-of-band (SMS, Voice)
  • Tight integration with Identity Access Manager to protect cloud-based apps

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Authentication for the Cloud in the Cloud

Secure cloud-based apps and infrastructure

The cloud provides a convenient platform for employees, partners, and customers to access and share information. However, as applications become easier to access, authenticating users prior to granting that access becomes more critical.  VIP’s flexibility and cloud-based architecture make it the perfect solution to address cloud-based apps and infrastructure

  • The Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP) risk-based Intelligent Authentication preserves the traditional login experience for web-based applications when users exhibit expected behavior.
  • Built-in integration with identity and access management solutions such as Symantec Identity Access Manager, Microsoft Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS), Oracle Access Manager (OAM) adds multi-factor authentication to cloud-based apps like Office 365,, and more.
  • Achieve system level protection for both private and public cloud infrastructure through integrations with VMWare View, Citrix XenDesktop and Amazon Web Services.

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Security Your Customers Can Trust

Ease of use your customers will love

Your customers need to have confidence that their information is secure, but they also want easy access to information, especially from mobile devices.  Using Symantec VIP you can give your customers strong authentication that’s as easy as a fingerprint. In addition, VIP addresses compliance mandates like PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, FFIEC, OMB/NIST Level 3, HIPAA, and FACTA Red Flags. Find the option that’s right for you:

  • VIP Web service APIs make it easy to integrate with your web applications
  • A Credential Development Kit (CDK) makes embedding VIP into your mobile app straightforward
  • Combine VIP with Symantec Mobile protection solutions to secure your apps and customer’s access

The VIP cloud-based architecture has low up-front costs and IT burden.  Passwordless authentication can further reduce the burden - up to 30% of IT calls are password related.

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