Webster Bank Selects RSA’s Aveksa for Enterprise Identity and Access
Leading Regional Bank to Automate IAM Processes for Applications and Data
WALTHAM, Mass. -- July 22, 2013
Aveksa, Inc., part of RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC) today
announced that Webster Bank, a leading regional bank serving businesses and
consumers in the Northeast, has selected Aveksa’s Business-Driven Identity and
Access Management (IAM) platform to help secure its enterprise. The Aveksa
platform is designed to help automate, streamline and improve Webster Bank’s
business processes around critical access control to applications and data,
and assist in meeting its compliance requirements. As a result, Webster Bank
will be able to make accurate and timely access-related decisions, improve
audit readiness and achieve continuous compliance.
With approximately 3,000 employees, Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:
WBS)is the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A. With $20 billion in assets,
Webster provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, financial planning,
trust and investment services through 168 banking offices, 296 ATMs, and
telephone, mobile and Internet banking.
“As one of the 33 largest banks in the nation, it is essential that we deploy
the most sophisticated technology to support our banking services to provide
an exceptional banking experience that enables our customers to bank when,
where and how they want,” said Colin Eccles, Executive Vice President, Chief
Information Officer, Webster Bank. “We evaluated many Identity and Access
Management solutions and selected Aveksa due to the breadth and depth of its
functionality. Through our selection of Aveksa, we can rest assured that
employee access to mission-critical applications and data is accurate and
secure across the enterprise."
The Aveksa platform is a comprehensive solution for Identity and Access
Management. The platform includes Access Certification Manager, which is
engineered to automate the monitoring, reporting, certification and
remediation of user entitlements; Business Role Manager, which is designed to
enable role discovery, modeling and maintenance; Access Request Manager, which
is built to combine a business-friendly interface and an automated,
streamlined request process with policy controls to ensure that access is
appropriate; and Data Access Governance, which is engineered to add
visibility, control, and business ownership identification of unstructured
data resources, including file shares and Microsoft^® SharePoint^® technology.
“Webster Bank has a vast network of branch offices with thousands of employees
located throughout New England and New York," said Vick Viren Vaishnavi,
President and CEO of Aveksa. “By selecting Aveksa as its IAM automation
platform, Webster Bank will now have clear visibility to ‘who has access to
what’ for all of its employees across applications and data resources. This
will not only make its IAM process more efficient, but will help Webster Bank
reduce access-related costs and more efficiently meet its compliance
Aveksa, part of RSA, The Security Division of EMC, provides the industry’s
most comprehensive Business-Driven Identity and Access Management platform. By
integrating Identity and Access Governance, Provisioning and Authentication,
Aveksa helps enable enterprises to manage the complete lifecycle of user
access for SaaS and On-premise applications and data. With Aveksa, IT
organizations can help reduce Access Management complexity and increase
operational efficiency while minimizing risk and ensuring sustainable
compliance. For more information, visit www.aveksa.com.
RSA and EMC are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation
in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft and SharePoint are
either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the
United States and/or other countries.
Tedd Rodman, 781-487-7700 x-117
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