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Venafi TrustAuthority™

Continuously Monitors All Keys and Certificates

Venafi TrustAuthority™

Get the visibility and control you need to safeguard keys and certificates that should be trusted, and fix or block those that should not.

Visibility and Control

Uncover Vulnerabilities, Enforce Policies, and Detect Misuse

Discover and protect all keys and certificates across your network and into the cloud. TrustAuthority identifies all SSL/TLS, SSH, mobile, WiFi, and VPN keys and certificates, including those signed by multiple Certificate Authorities (CAs).

“Venafi has significantly reduced our certificate-related outages and determined root cause analysis of certificate-related issues.”

- The Progressive Corporation

How It Works

TrustAuthority discovers the configuration, location, and use of each key and certificate. So you can continuously monitor their status to identify vulnerabilities, enforce policies, and detect anomalies. With this improved lifecycle management and security of your keys and certificates, you can reduce the risk of unplanned outages and compromise, and decrease the impact of an incident.

Why It’s Vital

Most enterprises do not effectively manage their keys and certificates which leaves them vulnerable. So you may be surprised to learn how many keys and certificates you have, where they are located, who owns them, or how they are used. Unknown keys leave you vulnerable to outages and compromise. Bad guys can misuse them to hide in encrypted traffic, spoof websites, deploy malware, and steal data.

Venafi is committed to helping you gain insight into your entire key and certificate inventory and enforce policies so you can reduce risk. With an accurate inventory, you can quickly identify vulnerabilities, establish a baseline, and begin issuing, managing, and renewing keys and certificates based on secure policies.

What’s in It for You

Improved Visibility

  • Rapidly develop an accurate inventory with agentless scanning
  • Discover all SSL/TLS certificates, SSH public keys, or mobile and user certificates
  • Scan local systems to retrieve certificates in file systems and keystores
  • Map SSH private keys to users and hosts via a TrustMap
  • Automatically connect to one or more CAs to import any certificates not in the inventory

Wider Control

  • Enforce enterprise-wide key and certificate security policies using a robust framework
  • Create policies using attributes such as key length, validity period, and cryptographic hash type
  • Integrate with workflow systems through configurable workflows and RESTful APIs
  • Enforce mobile certificate compliance by integrating with leading Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions

Automated Distribution

  • Quickly issue new certificates through an easy-to-use, web-based, self-service portal
  • Speed security for DevOps by automating the provisioning process for application owners
  • Automate certificate requests and renewals to ensure compliance, eliminate guesswork, and prevent errors

Continuous Monitoring

  • Employ periodic scans to detect anomalous use of keys and certificates
  • Receive automatic notifications if a rogue key or certificate is discovered
  • Validate that all monitored keys and certificates are properly installed and configured
  • Alert administrators to events such as impending certificate expirations

Case study

Lowering Business Risk with Trusted Keys and Certificates at a Leading Energy Company

Before Venafi: Manual management of known certificates; increased reliance on PKI—SSL/TLS, mobile devices, and multi-factor authentication; no visibility into root cause of outages.

After Venafi: Discovered over 2,500 keys and certificates, repaired undetected vulnerabilities; enabled “push-button” remediation; established charge-back revenue model for ops team.


Key Advantages

  • Gain visibility into and fix critical vulnerabilities
  • Detect anomalies through continuous monitoring
  • Reduce organizational incidents and attack surface
  • Achieve compliance and audit success
  • Integrate with multiple analytics and SIEM systems
Take the First Step

Take the First Step

Discover unknown keys and certificates and protect them immediately.

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