Censornet selected to boost security on Amey’s Government Contract

22nd November, 2016, Basingstoke: Censornet, the complete cloud security company, has been selected by one of the UK’s leading public and support services providers, to secure the remote working environment for one of its government contracts.

Censornet’s Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) solution, which uses a number of variables to validate users and provides passcodes via users’ mobile phones, was selected by Amey as a perfect fit on one of their government accounts.

David Barrie, Amey’s Systems Manager comments: “Our objective was to find a remote access solution that was intuitive, cost effective and adhered to strict security standards.  We know that hackers often exploit weaknesses in authentication systems to breach company networks, so we wanted a best in class solution that would protect our customer’s remote access environment.”

Ed Macnair, CEO of Censornet says: “We are delighted to be working with Amey to secure remote access for its government contract client. Two-factor authentication is no longer viable for many businesses, as it is difficult and expensive for IT departments to manage and is vulnerable to attack. Locking down authentication is essential for organisations who want to use technology as a business enabler and our MFA solution helps to do that and keep malicious threats at bay.”

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Editors’ Notes

About Censornet Censornet, the complete cloud security company, helps organisations step up to the challenge of managing the rise of cloud applications in an increasingly mobile works environment. Its solutions give greater visibility to senior management and much better control to IT in the supervision of company-wide internet access and the use of cloud applications across all devices, regardless of whether users are in-office or mobile. It gives organisations the power to address the security, audit, compliance and productivity issues associated with the growing use of cloud applications and mobile devices in today’s digital workplace. CensorNet’s cloud security solutions also enable organisations to control Shadow IT and safely implement BYOD initiatives. The company is headquartered in Basingstoke, UK. For more information, please visit www.censornet.com

About Amey Amey keeps daily life functioning in almost every neighbourhood across the UK by working with its customers to create better places to live, work and travel. It provides a whole range of services, from highway maintenance and environmental services, through to electrical engineering and asset management and engineering design for rail companies.

As one of the UK’s leading public and support services providers, Amey operates over 320 contracts providing services such as utilities, highways, waste management, rail and facilities management.

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