Situation

This client provides data on financial markets, banks, and financial institutions worldwide. With over half a million global users accessing financial data including financial statements, ownership information, market analysis, filings, mergers, and acquisitions the financial giant was facing some key security challenges on a daily basis.

It needed a Cloud platform to enhance system security, as well as a solution to address data security weaknesses in mission-critical databases.

AST’s assessment process validated our customer’s complete confidence in the proposed solutions.”

Shyam Kumar VP, Tech Services, AST LLC

AST’s assessment process validated our customer’s complete confidence in the proposed solutions.”

Shyam Kumar VP, Tech Services, AST LLC

Solutions & Benefits

AST performed a Security Assessment and prepared a blueprint for a high-availability environment to address compliance initiatives, data monitoring, and protection for data in transit. The blueprint also included role-based and rule-based access management for both applications and data.
AST’s Security Assessment resulted in a solution that provides the client with:

  • Encryption of sensitive data for protection of data-in-transit;
  • Verification of data access requests against a set of predetermined rules; and
  • Network access control based on user role definition.
Industry: Financial Services

Solution Components:

  • AST Cloud Security Assessment
  • Amazon Web Services – EC2, Lambda, S3
  • Oracle Access Management 12c
  • Oracle Identity Cloud Service
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Why AST?


AST conducted a comprehensive assessment to provide a solution for a secure, horizontally-scalable architecture, service-based integration, and multi-factor authentication.