As Architect of an Open World, Bull has built up a unique body of expertise in information systems security, bringing together consulting and systems integration expertise and an in-depth understanding of corporate security technologies.
In order to help organizations move from a purely defensive and reactive culture to the point where they are implementing proactive and agile security policies, Bull services cover the four key areas of IT security: guaranteeing service continuity, defending information systems, authorizing users and certifying transactions. An expert in security integration, Bull relies on its own security technologies, as well as on a broad set of partner and Open Source solutions (directories, anti-virus, appliances, biometric devices…).
As an expert in secure infrastructures (BioDataCenter, StoreWay, SafeKit, secure outsourcing…), Bull helps you evaluate the risks, secure your information systems (in line with ITIL-type approaches), define appropriate disaster recovery plans and implement supervision solutions. For example, as systems integrator Bull has helped Telecom Italia with the securing and certification of its whole infrastructure. Several hundred major European companies have turned to Bull to help them with their disaster recovery planning. Find out more >
Bull has experience of hundreds of large secure Internet gateway projects for the most sensitive organizations, helping enterprises to audit their weaknesses, define their network security policies and put in place an appropriate level of protection for their specific business processes (using firewall, VPN, antivirus, anti-spam, content management, intrusion detection and other technologies from a broad set of partners, or its own TrustWay technologies for defense-level VPN needs). For example, as systems integrator, Bull has developed the Internet security gateway for the French Finance Ministry, through which electronic tax and VAT returns are submitted by dozens of millions of users. Find out more >
Building on its in-depth expertise in identity management, Bull helps organizations to define their authorization processes and implement decentralized or centralized identity and access control infrastructures. To do this, the company uses corporate directory, user provisioning, PKI, biometric access control and SSO technologies, and much more, from partners or its own labs (Evidian, MetaPKI, MetaSign, MetaTime…). Bull has contributed to hundreds of Europe's largest identity management projects, for customers including CNAM, Deutsche Bahn, Sanofi, Total and many more. Find out more >
With wide experience of large-scale transaction management projects, Bull helps organizations to evaluate the conditions for successfully putting their processes on line, and puts in place appropriate solutions using PKI, e-signature, date stamping, notarization and e-safe technologies. With a broad set of modular PKI technologies and partner solutions, Bull can tailor solutions to every business need. Bull's Crypt2Pay transaction security solutions are also used by major financial institutions worldwide. For example, Bull has played an important role, as an integrator, in securing the Swift global inter-bank network.
A full range of advanced security technologies
As a security integrator, Bull selects and integrates the best products and technologies on the market, to create solutions that are very closely adapted to the needs of each type of business. Bull itself also designs and delivers high added-value security solutions in certain key area : business continuity (BioDataCenter, StoreWay, SafeKit), encryption and VPN (TrustWay and globull), identity and access management (Evidian) and transaction management (MetaPKI, MetaSign, Meta Time, Crypt2Pay). These solutions, designed exclusively by Bull, not only guarantee great flexibility for public and private sector organizations, but also total control over their own sovereignty. The quality of Bull's security solutions has been recognized with the winning of numerous international awards from publications including SC Magazine, NetWork Computing and others. Bull's security offering has also been commended by industry analysts including the Burton Group, IDC, Datamonitor, Gartner and Yankee.
Bull has also set up local partnerships with numerous other security vendors.