Case Study

SBCS was looking to enhance their remote access in their workforce during COVID-19. Additionally, they needed to add posture requirements based on differentiated users and devices giving them access to their infrastructure via Remote access.

Southern Bend Chemical Solutions

Secure Advanced Remote Access Modernization

THE BACKGROUND
SBCS is part of the Department of Energy and has integrated connectivity. Their expertise draws from years of experience in the nuclear, energy and aerospace sectors.

THE CHALLENGE
SBCS was looking to enhance their remote access in their workforce during COVID-19. Additionally, they needed to add posture requirements based on differentiated users and devices giving them access to their infrastructure via Remote access.
E-Panzer was hired to design and implement persona based remote access that determines user access based on login persona and the type of devices accessing the network. Additionally, this policy based remote access integration with SBCS policy access solution and privilege access manager.

THE SOLUTION
E-Panzer delivered a COVID -19 Enhanced VPN solution.
The enhanced VPN solution utilized fully redundant NGFWs appliances provided by SRNS and deployed in a load balanced cluster. an enhanced VPN solution utilizing PIV / CIV multi-factor authentication, privileged level access to management networks based on credentials, and secure tunneled access to cloud-based resources.
This included- implementation of an Enhanced VPN solution to include consultation regarding VPN technology, IDS/IPS technology, multi-factor authentication and authorization utilizing Cisco ISE, Domain PIV / CIV x.509 certificate technology, EAP, Domain authentication, remote access, Cloud Access and management, and authorization policy enforcement.
E-Panzer helped SRNS deploy an advanced secure VPN solution with MFA with policy access u. VPN dynamic access policy was also used to determine between SRS owned assets and non-SRS assets including foreign scientists.