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Ultra Secure Data Center Provider Introduces Web App Compliance Service

The Bunker to use SaaSID's Cloud Application Manager to enable its financial sector customers to audit Web application use

1st May 2013, Basingstoke, UK– Web application security provider, SaaSID, has announced a partnership with The Bunker, which provides Ultra Secure Hosting, Cloud, Colocation and IT Services from within the UK's most secure facilities. The Bunker is using SaaSID's Cloud Application Manager (CAM) to provide customers with single sign-on (SSO) and centralised management of Web application features. For risk management and compliance, CAM also creates a full audit trail of interactions with Web applications.

The Bunker ProtocolTM incorporates Physical, Human and Digital security capability and processes and wraps them with a governance and standards layer that ensures that client data and clients systems are continually secure against threats to confidentially, integrity and availability.

SaaSID's CAM goes beyond SSO by centrally controlling Web application features and providing a detailed audit trail of user interactions. CAM integrates with existing identity stores, allowing sensitive information to be hidden and Web application features to be removed, according to users' roles.

The Bunker now provides its clients with 'Ultra SecureCloud Application Manager' to provide the highest level of security and monitoring to its clients in highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance. Organisations that handle sensitive financial information need to demonstrate information security and compliance with PCI DSS and ISO 27001. Compliance concerns have inhibited many firms from using Web-based applications.

CAM logs all interactions with applications under its management and displays these within intuitive dashboards. CAM Analytics provides The Bunker's customers with a complete overview of employees' Web application use, with the ability to drill down into reports for additional information on activities including data export, file sharing or social media usage.

Graham Spivey, Sales and Marketing Director of The Bunker said, "We pride ourselves on providing clients with an Ultra Secure environment to host their sensitive data, this can only be achieved by combining physical, human and digital policies and secure facilities, we call this The Bunker ProtocolTM . We wanted to extend our robust data management service to provide our clients with control and visibility of their browser-based applications.

SaaSID's Cloud Application Manager provides our clients with yet another layer to tightly control the access granted to Web application features, using strong identity credentials, while also providing a full report of data processing for compliance purposes. The dashboards allow clients to see exactly how employees are using Web applications and associated company data, regardless of whether applications are used on personal or company devices."

Ed Macnair, CEO of SaaSID said, "The Bunker's customers demand compliant solutions and demonstrable security. CAM is the only Web application management technology that goes beyond SSO to manage Web application features and functions and create a detailed audit trail. The Bunker customers can now prove to auditors that sensitive data was restricted, by showing precisely how authentication and access is managed and how employees interacted with corporate Web applications."

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About The Bunker

The Bunker provides Ultra Secure Hosting, Cloud, Colocation and IT Services from within the UK's most secure facilities, outside the M25 yet within easy reach of London.

The Bunker puts security first and keeps some of the most demanding businesses Ultra Secure and available. Its data centres are former nuclear bunkers, upgraded with millions of pounds of investment in networking infrastructure, fire suppression, power and cooling.

The Bunker's approach is built on a culture of security: The Bunker ProtocolTM, which incorporates physical, human and digital security processes. Combining all three elements is the only way to ensure data is Ultra Secure against the variety of today's threats.

It's an environment that keeps businesses safe. From power outages, hacker attacks, malware, spyware, and computer viruses, to flooding, extreme weather conditions or terrorist threats, The Bunker's unique approach to security covers all aspects to keep your data safe.

For more information visit www.thebunker.net

Email [email protected]

Follow The Bunker on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_TheBunker

Connect with The Bunker on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-bunker-secure-hosting

About SaaSID

SaaSID offers a unique solution to the challenges of cloud adoption, enabling organisations to immediately capture the benefits of public, private and hybrid cloud-based models without outsourcing control or downgrading to a 'one size fits all' security model.

SaaSID provides authentication, management and auditing solutions that help organisations address the productivity, security and compliance issues associated with the growing use of Web applications and the implementation of BYOD initiatives within the wider consumerisation of IT. SaaSID solutions enable organisations to reduce user administration effort, increase productivity, prevent application misuse and abuse and meet audit requirements – while leveraging the full benefits of the Cloud.

The company is headquartered in Basingstoke, United Kingdom and has a regional office in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.saasid.com.

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