Venafi and DigiCert Machine Identity Protection Partnership Delivers New Solution for Large-Scale Enterprise PKI

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CybersecurityVenafi,
the leading provider of machine identity protection, and DigiCert, the
world’s leading provider of TLS/SSL, IoT and other PKI solutions, today
announced a new, deeper integration that simplifies and automates
complex machine identity programs for the world’s most demanding,
security-conscious organizations. The combined solution enables
organizations to customize and orchestrate public key infrastructure
(PKI) and machine identity protection at machine speed and scale.

“The rapid adoption of DevOps, microservices, cloud, and IoT requires a
new level of technical sophistication and innovation to deliver
protection for all machine identities,” said Kevin Bocek, vice president
of security strategy and threat intelligence for Venafi. “The Global
5000 are looking for a certificate provider that tightly integrates with
the Venafi Platform and provides them with the confidence of a complete
solution. DigiCert is the leading CA of choice for large enterprises.”(1)

The integrated solution leverages DigiCert’s industry-leading, globally
dispersed, modern OCSP infrastructure and a deep API integration with
Venafi’s industry-leading machine identity protection platform. The new,
adaptable driver allows customers to access a rich set of new features
from DigiCert CertCentral. Mutual customers can customize specific
features, from fully automating certificate provisioning to enforcing
internal policies, allowing them to easily address industry regulations
such as PCI DSS, HIPAA and GDPR as well as the most demanding use cases.
The integrated solution also simplifies the integration of machine
identity protection across a wide variety of systems and allows
customers to fulfill high-value certificate requests in seconds. Venafi
solutions support the most popular CertCentral features out-of-the box.

“DigiCert enjoys a long-standing history of collaboration and
integration with Venafi, and we share mutual enterprise customers that
benefit from their robust platforms and services,” said Dan Timpson,
chief technology officer to DigiCert. “In an era when enterprises face
increasing threats from a growing landscape of connected devices and
agile deployments, Venafi provides leading solutions for addressing
machine identity and digital certificate management. We are looking for
additional ways to work together to support enterprise customers.”

Key features of the integration include:

  • Provides full visibility into the demand, usage and workflow of
    certificate services.
  • Reduces risk with automated policy and workflows, including
    configurable approval and authorization, and detailed logging.
  • Achieves compliance for workflow approvals, authorization and
  • Supports the full certificate lifecycle from request, issuance, and
    renewal to revocation.

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1. DigiCert maintains the largest market share for the Alexa Top 1000 as
measured by Datanyze.

About DigiCert, Inc.

DigiCert is the world’s leading provider of scalable PKI solutions for
identity and encryption. The most innovative companies, including the
Global 2000, choose DigiCert for its expertise in identity and
encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. DigiCert
supports TLS/SSL and other digital certificates for PKI deployments at
any scale through its certificate lifecycle management
platform, CertCentral®. The company has been recognized with dozens of
awards for its enterprise-grade management platform, fast and
knowledgeable customer support, and market-leading growth. For the
latest DigiCert news and updates, visit
or follow @digicert.

About Venafi

Venafi is the cyber security market leader in machine identity
protection, securing machine-to-machine connections and communications.
Venafi protects machine identity types by orchestrating cryptographic
keys and digital certificates for SSL/TLS, IoT, mobile and SSH. Venafi
provides global visibility of machine identities and the risks
associated with them for the extended enterprise – on premises, mobile,
virtual, cloud and IoT – at machine speed and scale. Venafi puts this
intelligence into action with automated remediation that reduces the
security and availability risks connected with weak or compromised
machine identities while safeguarding the flow of information to trusted
machines and preventing communication with machines that are not trusted.

With 31 patents currently in its portfolio, Venafi , delivers innovative
solutions for the world’s most demanding, security-conscious Global 5000
organizations, including the top five U.S. health insurers; the top five
U.S. airlines; four of the top five U.S., U.K., Australian and South
African banks; and four of the top five U.S. retailers. Venafi is backed
by top-tier investors, including TCV, Foundation Capital, Intel Capital,
QuestMark Partners, Mercato Partners and NextEquity. For more
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