St. Bonifacius College Selects Finjan to Secure Its Network from Web Threats as well
as for Safe Browsing for its Students
“Since deployment of Finjan’s secure web gateway solution, safe browsing by our students
according to our policy is guaranteed.”
St. Bonifacius College in Utrecht, The Netherlands,
is a Roman Catholic institute for higher education.
Established in 1921, St. Bonifacius prepares its 1,400
pupils for university or a career by teaching a wide
range of subjects in a pleasant learning environment.
During the lectures, ICT is applied as much as
possible to enhance the learning process and to fill
St. Bonifacius College was looking for a solution that
would secure its infrastructure and guarantee secured
Internet access for students in the different classrooms.
Since its pupils use the Internet as an educational tool,
they are prone to Web-born attacks. St. Bonifacius was
also concerned about students visiting undesirable
or unproductive websites. The College was therefore
looking for a way to ensure the availability and integrity
of Internet access by its pupils.
St. Bonifacius College’s operational strategy is based
on an Information and Communications Technology
(ICT) that needs to be flexible to cater to the wants
and needs of various classrooms. The College wanted
to improve its ICT to prevent damage created by
Crimeware attacks. It was looking for a complete
solution that enabled them flexibility for setting
individual policies for each class. The College was also
concerned about “social engineering” attacks towards
its students (duped into visiting infected websites).
”Considering the sensitive age of our students and our
responsibility towards their parents, there is no room
for us as a renowned educational institution in The
Netherlands to compromise in the area of information
security,” stated Parwiz Tayyeb, System Administrator
at St. Bonifacius College.
Business Challenge and Requirements
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