ADACOM Systems Ltd. has recently announced its collaboration with Hadassah Medical Center for implementing Symantec’s VIP Strong Authentication solution.

ADACOM’s integration of Symantec’s VIP solution will enable Hadassah Medical Center Information Department to adopt Strong Authentication that extends the use of Username and Password to access sensitive information. Symantec’s VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure online access and transactions, maintain compliance and reduce fraud risk. A fully hosted SaaS solution, VIP offers a cost-effective way to give authorized users access to business resources, enterprise applications and online websites while protecting from Identity theft, mitigating risk and maintaining compliance with a scalable, reliable Two-Factor Authentication platform delivered without the high cost of infrastructure and operations.

With VIP, Hadassah Medical Center users can remotely access Hadassah Systems and Data with various credentials like SMS messages, Tokens, Smart Cards and Smartphones. Every OATH compliant device is supported, allowing Hadassah to be vendor independent. VIP ensures the highest security standards compliance and at the same time reduces costs, allows scalability and significantly improves the usability of One Time Password … (read more…)

ADACOM, a Symantec Master Specialist in Data Loss Prevention, deployed a Data Leakage Prevention solution to a major  Security company in Greece. The holistic approach has helped the organization identify the really confidential information for each bussiness department, define the data owners and enhance its day to day bussiness processes by adopting best practices. The project also included the implementation of a new web proxy as well as the testing of the company’s encryption infrastructure.

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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a web application security assessment project for a major Bulgarian telecommunication provider. The majority of the findings discovered were successfully mitigated with ADACOM’s assistance and the overall security level of the organization was significantly raised. Also under the scope of the presented project ADACOM executed stress testing to the provided application in order to identify the behavior of the application under conditions of extreme load. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has delivered the implementation of Symantec’s Endpoint Protection for one of Balkan’s leading retail companies. Due to the nature of the organization, there was exceptionally large dispersion of the endpoints that needed to be protected across many online and offline locations.
ADACOM has successfully managed to design the solution architecture so that each endpoint is protected with the latest virus definitions without impacting the network’s capacity. Furthermore, the administrators of the solution now only need a console to control and manage the complex environment. … (read more…)

Adacom has successfully delivered the distribution and installation of Symantec’s Data Loss Prevention solution. The project was administered by a major Energy company in South-Eastern Europe and North Africa. The challenge of the project was the fact that due to the specificities of the company’s sector, very specialized custom file types had to be considered as confidential information. ADACOM’s deep knowledge of the solution resulted in the creation of all the appropriate policies to ensure that the data that needed to be detected were detected despite their uncommon file types, which were not provided as out-of-the-box options. … (read more…)

ADACOM provided the installation of Symantec’s Endpoint and Cloud services for a large food company in the Balkans. The project included both endpoint solution for desktop protection and Symantec Cloud service, enabling remote hardware and software security management. With the solutions implementation the organization increased its security and protection standards with the least administrative effort. … (read more…)

ADACOM provided the installation and configuration of Airwatch Enterprise Mobility Management solution for one of the largest banking institutions in central and eastern Europe. Specifically, ADACOM delivered the required professional services for the in-premise deployment of the AirWatch’s MDM solution.
ADACOM project team has conducted all the necessary actions in order to integrate the solution into the institution’s current IT infrastructure as well as to deploy and setup the required Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and Mobile Content Management (MCM) capabilities of the deployed solution. The outcome of the project is a fully managed mobile device environment supporting 1500 devices for various platforms, namely iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has delivered the implementation and support of the entire solution of Symantec Protection Suite for a large multinational Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company. Apart from the upgrade of the organization’s Symantec Endpoint Protection solution from version 11 to latest version 12.1 for all management servers, ADACOM successfully planned and implemented the migration of the the organization’s perimetric antispam mechanism from McAfee’s appliances to Symantec Messaging Gateway Appliances.
What is noteworthy is the fact that the transition has taken place with zero (0) downtime and with no complains from the 40.000 company employee. Furthermore, in order to have a complete antispam and antivirus solution for the company’s mail infrastructure, ADACOM has also implemented the SMSDOM solution for both Windows and AIX machines. For all of the above, ADACOM team has trained the organization’s employees to offer first level support in everyday cases that might arise. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has delivered the renewal of Symantec VIP Strong Authentication solution for a Balkan National Water Supplier. As part of the deal ADACOM is also responsible for the technical support to the Supplier. Symantec’s VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure online access and transactions, helps enabling compliance and reducing fraud risk. As a fully hosted SaaS solution, VIP offers a cost-effective way to give authorized users secure access to business resources, enterprise applications and online websites. By implementing this solution, the Organization extends the use of Username and Password for accessing sensitive information, protects its users from Identity theft, while mitigating risk and maintaining compliance. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has been selected to perform the migration from McAfee’s Endpoint Protection solution to Symantec’s Endpoint Protection solution for one of the largest banking and financial institutions in southeastern Europe. The project included the migration from the bank’s existing AV solution for managed and unmanaged endpoints and servers with a variety of operating systems.
Even though the project had to be implemented within tight deadlines, the transition was smooth and completed without interrupting business. By doing so, the organization gained a great performance boost for more than 22,000 endpoints and servers, as well as a central management system with the ultimate endpoint protection controls including Antivirus & Antispyware, Local Firewall, Intrusion Prevention and Application & Device Control. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A., a leader in PKI and IT Security, has delivered a Compliance Management Project from a Multinational Bank in Switzerland. This project includes expert consultancy and knowledge transfer for Symantec Control Compliance Suite, as a residency service, targeting the preparation of a massive rollout of the CCS solution to thousands of servers across the globe.
ADACOM, the only Symantec Master Specialized Partner in IT Compliance in the MED region with a large number of similar engagements for Multinational Companies in Europe, undertook solution design, extensive tests, solution documentation, module and methods comparison as well as knowledge transfer of the solution to the Bank’s personnel. … (read more…)

ADACOM Systems Ltd. has successfully completed a large Symantec VIP implementation for a worldwide leader in transaction security. Being a multinational company with presence around the globe, the organization wanted to replace the existing in-premise solution in order to centralize the Strong Authentication management process, making it as simple, robust and secure as possible, while fully integrated with the corporate VPN infrastructure.
ADACOM’s implementation of Symantec VIP solution has been completed within less than two weeks, including extensive scenario-based testing, thus enabling the Organization to immediately use the cloud-based OTP and Intelligence Authentication. By implementing this solution, the Organization extends the use of Username and Password for accessing sensitive information, protects its users from Identity theft, while mitigating risk and maintaining compliance.
Symantec VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) is a leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure online access and transactions, helps enabling compliance and reducing fraud risk. As a fully hosted SaaS solution, VIP offers a cost-effective way to give authorized users secure access to business resources, enterprise applications and online websites. … (read more…)

ADACOM Systems Ltd. has recently completed the implementation of Symantec’s VIP solution for a major Israeli-based telecommunication company with more than 20 offices worldwide. By enabling Symantec’s VIP, the Organization has adopted the most efficient and innovative cloud-based strong authentication solution available today, securing online access and transactions for its employees around the globe.
The solution designed and implemented included the use of hardware OTP tokens as well as Mobile OTP application which enables the usage of employees existing smartphones for accessing the corporate network. On top of that, intelligence authentication, an additional flavor within Symantec’s VIP measures risk based on transactional and behavioral patterns in order to inform the administrators about possible fraud risk from unauthorized network access..
ADACOM Systems Ltd, Symantec’s VIP partner, used its substantial experience from several VIP implementation in Israel and Eastern Europe to successfully integrate the solution into Organization infrastructure within less than a week. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a large scale Data Leakage Prevention project for a Major Multinational Telco in Albania. Using Symantec’s DLP solution, ADACOM has identified and classified the organization’s confidential data through a series of workshops, developed accurate detection policies to monitor the use of data while also enforcing related response policies to stop data leakage. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered one of the most complex and large scale vulnerability and compliance management projects in the region, for a NYSE-Listed FMCG Company. Using Symantec Control Compliance Suite and its vast consulting experience ADACOM has successfully managed to align SOX and corporate policies and technical standards, check and report on compliance, check for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in a set of approximately 1500 servers of different platforms, dispersed geographically in multiple countries. Moreover, ADACOM has produced a large set of custom reports and dashboards that can report on specific vulnerability and compliance requests in real time.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a large scale Data Leakage Prevention and Encryption Project for a Multinational Bank. Following a diverse set of requirements and using Symantec’s DLP solution in a very large set of data, ADACOM has identified and classified the Bank’s confidential data through a series of workshops, developed accurate detection policies to monitor the use of this confidential data, while also enforcing response policies to stop data leakage. Finally, ADACOM has created transparent and flexible encryption scenarios that facilitate secure information exchange between authorized users and trusted business partners. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a web application security assessment project for a large Private Bank in the Balkans. The majority of the findings discovered were successfully mitigated with ADACOM’s assistance and the overall security level of the Bank was significantly raised. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered an internal, external and web application assessment project for an Energy Company in the Balkans. The project included black box testing of the Authority’s internet-facing systems, black box testing of the internal systems and white-box testing of selected web applications. ADACOM managed to successfully penetrate the Company’s network, systems and applications, also going undetected during the period of performance. Eventually, ADACOM compiled a series of executive and technical reports, while worked in close cooperation with the Company to address the security issues that were discovered during the test. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a Blackberry security assessment and configuration audit for a Multinational Bank in the Balkans. ADACOM has followed a scenario-based approach and has successfully penetrated the infrastructure and mobile handsets. Following these scenarios, ADACOM produced a detailed technical report and helped the Institution mitigate the associated risks by securely configuring the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a complex vulnerability and compliance management project for a multinational Bank in the Balkans. Using Symantec Control Compliance Suite and its vast consulting experience ADACOM has successfully managed to align PCI DSS requirements with corporate policies and technical standards, check and report on compliance, check for vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in a set of approximately 300 servers of different platforms. Moreover, ADACOM has produced a large set of custom reports and dashboards that can report on specific vulnerability and compliance requests in real time. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a web application security assessment project for an international and well-recognized Non Profit Organization (offices in the USA, France and Greece). The majority of the findings discovered were successfully mitigated with ADACOM’s assistance and the overall security level of the organization was significantly raised.
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ADACOM S.A. has been assigned a Data Leakage Prevention Project for a major oil company in the Mediterranean. The project, already in progress, will use Symantec’s DLP solution to effectively identify and protect confidential data in motion, in use and at rest.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a large scale and complex secure remote access project for some thousand users of a NYSE-Listed FMCG Company. ADACOM has examined in detail the functional requirements of the solution, worked on the network design, tested a large number of authentication and provisioning scenarios and developed exceptionally flexible access scenarios through the use of strong authentication mechanisms.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a PCI DSS readiness assessment for a Large Payment Processor in the Balkans. ADACOM conducted a detailed gap analysis with PCI DSS and developed policies and technical standards, while the organization has been successfully accredited by both VISA and MasterCard PCI DSS requirements. … (read more…)

ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a large scale endpoint migration project for a Public Organization in the Balkans. Using Symantec’s Endpoint Protection, ADACOM has managed to successfully uninstall the existing solution from a variety of endpoints, install SEP and then measure -in detail- and improve performance and endpoint protection efficiency.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a black box penetration test for a Large Private Bank in the Balkans. Through a series of well defined scenarios, ADACOM has successfully penetrated the institutional systems undetected. The majority of the findings discovered were successfully mitigated with ADACOM’s assistance and the overall security level of the institution was significantly raised.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered an internal, external and web application assessment project for a Balkan Regulatory Authority. The project included black box testing of the Authority’s internet-facing systems, black box testing of the internal systems and white-box testing of selected web applications. ADACOM managed to successfully penetrate the Authority’s network, systems and applications going undetected during the period of performance. Finally, ADACOM compiled a series of executive and technical reports, while working in close cooperation with the Authority to address the security issues that were raised during the test.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered an external, internal and WiFi Security Assessment project for a NYSE-Listed FMCG Company. The project involved a very large set of associated systems and applications in the production environment that serves approximately 40,000 users and was performed in very strict time schedules to avoid possible performance degradation. The entire project was executed smoothly, while ADACOM has successfully penetrated a large number of systems. Eventually, ADACOM has produced a detailed technical report that included custom vulnerability classification and scoring and created the roadmap for mitigating the identified risks in this very demanding environment.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a platform and application assessment for Ipad1, Ipad2 and the new Ipad for a NYSE-Listed FMCG Company. The platforms serve specific closed-groups of C-Level executives in multiple countries, while being managed and protected via a cloud-based MDM solution. ADACOM has successfully penetrated all levels of security mechanisms enforced at the platform, operating system and the application level and produced a detailed technical report on how these security flaws should be effectively addressed.
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ADACOM S.A. has successfully delivered a web application security assessment project for a large Insurance Organization in the Balkans. The web application tested by ADACOM serves approximately thousands of internet users that conduct daily operational transactions with the organization. The majority of the findings discovered were successfully mitigated with ADACOM’s assistance and the overall security level of the organization was significantly raised.
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ADACOM S.A., a VeriSign affiliate and main Certification Service Provider (CSP) for the Balkans and Mediterranean region has initiated the implementation of a large PKI project for the company KIBS, a clearing house in Skopje, FYROM. KIBS selected ADACOM to create and host both the intermediate and issuing Certification Authorities (CAs) which will issue digital certificates to clients and end users of services that KIBS offers. The CAs created are also signed by VeriSign’s Public Certification Authority and therefore the issued digital certificates are trusted across the world by all computers and applications, without any user intervention. Through this project, KIBS increases the security level of the electronic transactions. In this project, ADACOM was responsible for designing, implementing and hosting the entire Public Key Infrastructure and providing the required interfaces which the Registration Authority of KIBS will use to manage the lifecycle of the issued digital certificates.
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ADACOM S.A. successfully completed a vulnerability assessment project for one of the largest shipping companies in Cyprus. ADACOM’s consultants, by reviewing the security requirements of the organization, defined the exact scope of the assessment and performed a thorough security examination for the organization’s critical infrastructure. After the end of the testing process, ADACOM consultants delivered a detailed technical report to the customer, including all identified findings and a number of recommended actions to mitigate the identified risks. … (read more…)

The Cooperative Bank of the Dodecanese, the Pancretan Cooperative Bank and the Cooperative Bank of Chania build members confidence through deployment of VeriSign Identity Protection authentication service
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ADACOM S.A. successfully completed a web application security assessment for one of the largest private Banks in Serbia. The scope of the assessment included a strong authentication internet application offering services to the Bank’s clients. During the testing period, a number of different scenarios were performed, examining the security level of the authentication mechanisms protecting the web application and the corresponding services. ADACOM team discovered a series of vulnerabilities that could be potentially exploited and proposed a wide variety of mitigation actions to the Bank, in order to eliminate the aforementioned vulnerabilities and strengthen the overall web application security level. After the Bank has completed the mitigation actions, ADACOM retested the web application and documented the timeline of findings and the associated corrective actions.
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ADACOM S.A. successfully performed a security assessment on the Active Directory infrastructure of one of the largest private Banks in the Balkans. The scope of the engagement included the assessment of the overall security level of the Bank’s AD infrastructure and compliance with the Bank’s security policy. In order to achieve this, ADACOM consultants performed a thorough review of the Bank’s security policies, developed a set of technical standards and performed a number of technical and procedural audit tasks. Furthermore, ADACOM performed a vulnerability assessment on the Bank’s internal network, implementing various Penetration Testing scenarios, examining security issues on the infrastructure. After completing the assessment tasks, ADACOM documented the entire set of findings identified, along with a list of suggestions and workarounds for technical vulnerabilities and non-compliance issues, respectively. … (read more…)

Alpha Bank Maintains Market Leadership by Deploying VeriSign® Unified Authentication to Boost Customer Trust.
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May 2007, ADACOM S.A. has been listed as the first Certification Service Provider in Europe, with products successfully tested for compliance with the online platform of the Czech Arbitration Court.
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April 2007, ADACOM S.A. expands its co-operation with ALPHA BANK by installing VeriSign Unified Authentication solution at ALPHA BANK Cyprus.
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