Kenya Post Office Savings Bank is a Savings Bank with twelve branches in Kenya. In December 2013, PostBank was fully acquired by the Kenyan Government. The Security Infrastructure has been in place for over 5 years and the leadership team agreed that a more robust solution was required to address todays security threats.
With an outdated system in place, Denial of service attacks was the order of the day scaling all the way to modern day intrusions. The system in place also inhibited adoption of the BYOD polices.
In one of visits to PostBank, Computer Revolution Africa Group Account manager picked up the challenged and brought in their Security Experts.
The Financial Sector has rapidly adopted Technology. PostBank has not been an exception. The change of business process placed considerable strain on the throughput capabilities of the existing firewall.
These ageing units were not able to manage, control and secure the growing number of users, traffic and threats generated.
In addition to this, several intrusions attempt to the corporate network highlighted its vulnerability and the inability of the existing Security Infrastructure to provide the level of continuous protection require.
Computer Revolution Africa has allowed PostBank to provide resilience into each site with multiple routes available, keeping productivity of their teams at optimum levels.
Computer Revolution Africa Group proposed an integrated Security solution. This involved an upgrade of the perimeter firewall. The solution protects PostBanks’ network using multi-layered proven ptotection technologies including Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), IPS, VPN, email and web filtering.