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SSH Protect

SSH Protect Features:

Safeguard enterprise Secure Shell (SSH) machine identities and the host-to-host connections they enable by discovering, protecting and automating their lifecycle.

Visibility

Discover SSH keys to create an accurate inventory and begin active monitoring

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Discover SSH keys to create an accurate inventory and begin active monitoring

• Use agent-based and agentless scanning tools
• Organize keys and their metadata into folders and groups
• Integrate with Active Directory, change approvals and workflows
• Apply logical filters to search for known keys.

Intelligence

Learn of policy violations and recommended mitigation actions from a single pane active dashboard

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Learn of policy violations and recommended mitigation actions from a single pane active dashboard

• Identify vulnerabilities that violate policy
• Report on servers, users and access privileges
• Report on SSH key policy violations
• Identify insecure configurations and port forwarding

Automation

Specify and enforce SSH key policies and rotate expired keys

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Specify and enforce SSH key policies and rotate expired keys

• Continuously monitor policy violations with custom remediation
• Log when a key was used and by whom
• Integrate with SIEM and other tools
• Automate provisioning of keys on any device via a self-service UI

SSH Certificates

Increase SSH Security through Issuance of SSH Certificates Via Pull Provisioning

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Increase SSH Security through Issuance of SSH Certificates Via Pull Provisioning

Reduce the complexity of managing SSH access and improve the security and policy enforcement of SSH access 

  • Issue SSH certificates for client and host authentication
  • Sign SSH certificates using a built-in certificate authority
  • Create multiple certificate authorities and define specific issuance restrictions
  • Achieve perfect isolation between different environments or groups of servers, by using individual certificate authorities for each of them
  • Enable end-users to request and retrieve SSH certificates via REST API, which simplifies the integration with a variety of solutions and tools 
  • Improve security and policy enforcement with built-in meta data that’s harder to exploit and has an expiration date
  • Get better visibility for InfoSec teams with insight into who is requesting SSH certificates

Benefits of Venafi SSH Certificates

Venafi SSH certificates greatly improve security and policy enforcement because unlike SSH keys, SSH certificates have meta data built-in including an expiration date, this makes them harder to exploit.  They also provide better visibility for InfoSec teams by providing insight into who is requesting the certificates.

(PLEASE NOTE - SSH Certificates is currently a feature preview. To access this feature, please contact your account team or Venafi support or fill out the form at https://www.venafi.com/contact-us to contact an account representative)

How many SSH keys are you using?

SSH machine identities are ubiquitous. SSH keys are used in every data center in the world, half of the world’s web servers, and practically every Mac, Unix or Linux computer—whether on-premise or in the cloud. With 50 to 200 SSH machine identities per server, large organizations may have upwards of a million SSH machine identities.

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Do SSH keys leave your sensitive systems vulnerable?

The sheer quantity of SSH machine identities being deployed makes effective management difficult. Yet, cracking just one SSH machine identity will enable attackers to pivot to other systems. With that level of access, attackers can then explore your enterprise’s entire network, until they find the one system that offers up the most lucrative data. Are you sitting on an SSH ticking time bomb?

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Are your SSH keys are exposed to exploit?

SSH key management is a difficult task, but it’s vital for your system and company security. Unmanaged keys increase the risk of systemic failure of critical infrastructure because the likelihood of keys being misused, stolen, or used as part of an attack is high. The risks of poorly managed SSH keys include stolen or lost keys, lateral movement and pivoting and weak or duplicated keys that could, in the worst case, bring down critical information systems for months. Do you know how secure or vulnerable your SSH keys and key pairs are?

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SSH Visibility and Intelligence You Can Act On

As part of the Venafi Trust Protection Platform, the enterprise-grade Venafi SSH Protect solution safeguards mission-critical SSH keys and the automated connections they enable. Leveraging best practices, outlined in NIST 800-53r4 standards, SSH Protect delivers a comprehensive, automated solution that can discover, remediate, govern and audit all SSH machine identities.

Get control over your SSH keys without disruptions or outages.

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Venafi’s Free Confidential SSH Risk Assessment

Get an accurate and prioritized view of your enterprise SSH keys and the risks associated with them, as well as mitigation recommendations.

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