KuppingerCole Report
Executive View
By Mike Small

VeriClouds Identity Threat Protection Platform

Securely authenticating users remains a difficult problem. VeriClouds offers an Identity Threat Protection Platform that can provide a useful additional level of assurance against the reuse of compromised credentials. There are many approaches, products, and services around user authentication, however, the VeriClouds Identity Threat Protection Platform is unique in what it offers.

1 Introduction

The threats to organizations from data theft, ransomware and other forms of cyber-crime continue to increase with credential stuffing becoming the #1 ...

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2 Product Description

VeriClouds is a company providing credential verification services with its headquarters in Seattle, WA, in the USA. It was founded in 2014 by Rui Wa ...

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2.1 VeriClouds Services Overview

VeriClouds has built and maintains a proprietary database of more than seven billion known leaked credentials on the dark web. VeriClouds Services pr ...

The VeriClouds services include:

  • CredVerifyTM - provides an API that detects compromised credentials by comparing the credentials of employees, p ...
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2.2 Compromised Accounts Repository

The VeriClouds repository of compromised accounts is built on top of a SaaS platform. It is built and maintained using a proprietary semi-automatic c ...

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2.3 APIs and Queries

VeriClouds CredVerify provides APIs and plug-ins that enable passwords to be checked against the compromised accounts repository during the user login ...

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2.4 Integration with IDaaS and CASBs

These APIs provide functionality that can be integrated with Identity as a Service (IDaaS) providers and Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs). A CA ...

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2.5 Support for NIST SP 800-63B

VeriClouds CredVerify introduces credential verification into the authentication workflow, using the database of compromised credentials and patent pr ...

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2.6 Security and Privacy

The VeriClouds CredVerify service and appliance are designed and implemented to provide a high degree of assurance that the information they hold abou ...

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2.7 CredMonitor™ Service

VeriClouds CredMonitor service provides a portal that allows an organization to identify those users that are provisioned from its domain with leaked ...

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2.8 Integrations and Partnerships

VeriClouds transforms the visibility of compromised credentials discovered on the deep and dark web into actionable intelligence through integration w ...

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3 Strengths and Challenges

Securely authenticating users remains a difficult problem and VeriClouds services can provide useful additional levels of assurance. There are many a ...

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