PRLog - June 7, 2011 - AIX EN PROVENCE, France -- Bee Ware, the specialist in Web application security, and Bull, European leader in open and secure IT systems, have entered into a partnership that will ensure the interoperability of their respective solutions i-Suite and CRYPT2Pay.
Pooling their expertise allows Bee Ware and Bull to address security issues pertaining to critical Web traffic and compliance with regulatory standards, such as the PCI-DSS which applies to online payments.
In practice, any user logging into a sensitive Web application (e-banking or e-commerce for example) needs the assurance that the website is authentic and that any dispatched or received data remains confidential. With the combination of i-Suite (security platform with integrated Web Application Firewall) and CRYPT2Pay (HSM for high performance encryption), Bee Ware and Bull fulfil two vital requirements of sensitive web architectures:
• Traffic assessment to ensure that vulnerabilities are blocked
• Access key protection to prevent usurpation of a website and the disclosure of private data
CRYPT2Pay has been approved by international bank authorities (Visa, MasterCard International, American Express Global Network Services, Groupement des Cartes Bancaires). i-Suite enables organizations to accelerate, optimize and secure http(s):// traffic. The embedded graphical workflow wizard makes i-Suite easy to manage and streamlines infrastructure operation, deployment and maintenance.
«Our partnership with Bull helps us to further qualify our status as a major Web application security player », declared Marc Vaillant, CEO of Bee Ware. «Together we now provide a significant response to the security issues surrounding web-based transactions»
«Our combined solution has already been successfully rolled out in the banking sector to protect e-commerce infrastructures. We’re delighted with this partnership which is going to allow us to extend the experience to other sensitive Web transaction market segments, » added Antoine Villepelet, Director of Security Operations at Bull.
About Bull :
Bull is an Information Technology company, dedicated to helping Corporations and Public Sector organizations optimize the architecture, operations and the
financial return of their Information Systems and their mission-critical related businesses. Bull focuses on open and secure systems, and as such is the only
European-based company offering expertise in all the key elements of the IT value chain.
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About Bee Ware
Bee Ware, the European provider of secure Web application delivery solutions, assures comprehensive business-smart protection for all organizations. With Bee Ware's integrated solution i-Suite companies have access to a web application firewall, access control, Web Single Sign On, an XML firewall, traffic monitoring and centralized management, making significant cost reduction and high-performance a reality. i-Suite scales to meet the requirements of appliancebased, Software as a Service or virtual machine deployment and adapts to all IT infrastructures.