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Secure Remote Workspace by Venn

Secure Bring-Your-Own-PC Technology

Remote work can now easily be secured on any PC or Mac without VDI. With Venn, work lives in a company-controlled Secure Enclave installed on the user’s PC or Mac, where all data is encrypted and access is managed.

The Secure Workspace for Remote Work

Venn secures remote work on any unmanaged or BYOD computer with a radically
simplified and less costly solution than VDI.

Zero Backend Infrastructure

Venn is a new approach to securing remote workers. Instead of deploying virtual desktops or having to buy, manage and lock down every PC, Venn makes Secure BYO-PC cost-effective and simple.

The Secure Enclave

Similar to an MDM solution but for laptops – work lives in a company-controlled Secure Enclave installed on the user’s PC or Mac, where all data is encrypted and access is managed. Work applications run locally within the Secure Enclave – visually indicated by the Blue Border™ – where business activity is isolated and protected from any personal use on the same computer. Company data is now protected without having to control the entire device, and as a result, remote work is secured without the cost, complexity and performance issues of VDI.

The Blue Border

Venn took a very different approach with the Blue Border. Venn requires zero backend infrastructure. It’s a patented software-based solution that puts a virtual wrapper around work applications running locally on the computer. It’s simple to use, cost-effective and easy to support. It’s secure and complies with regulatory requirements, and companies can onboard and offboard remote workers in minutes.
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Virtual Desktop Alternative

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, which has long been the de facto approach to protecting apps and data on remote and unmanaged computers, is increasingly being recognized as a less-than-ideal choice. VDI is complex, expensive and often frustrates users. It’s redundant for browser-based applications and doesn’t perform well with video applications

Optimal Performance and
Experience on any PC or Mac

Unlike VDI, which has latency and performance issues, work applications are launched directly from the computer and run locally, not a remotely-delivered desktop, providing optimal performance and a familiar experience.

Stop shipping laptops!

Get out of the hardware business. Reduce or eliminate the cost and complexity of buying, managing and shipping company-owned PCs and Macs.

Turnkey Compliance

Venn was purpose built to comply with the strictest industry standards, including: PCI, SOC, HIPAA, SEC, FINRA, NAIC and more.

How Venn protects applications and data
inside the Blue Border™ 

Venn secures remote work on any unmanaged or BYOD computer with a radically simplified and less costly solution than VDI.
Centralizes administrative control over work data, application and peripheral use

Provides ability to remotely enable, suspend, terminate or wipe at press of a button

 

Ensures that all network access is policy–controlled and routed through encrypted private company gateway

Device compliance check gate access, enforcing hygiene & compliance policy

 

Applications Isolation

With Venn you can protect all work applications. Chrome, SaaS Apps, Office 365, Edge, Adobe, Safari, Web Conferencing (Zoom, Webex, Teams, etc) and many other apps. Work applications run locally within the enclave – visually indicated by the Blue Border™ – where business activity is isolated and protected from any personal user on the same computer.

How Venn protects applications and data inside the Blue Border™ The Secure Enclave for Work

When a user launches an application in ‘work’ context, Venn puts a virtual wrapper around it, visually indicated by the Blue Border around each application window.  That work application is then running inside of the Secure Enclave, which acts like a firewall, controlling what can go in or out.  Security policies include the ability for customers to restrict moving data, printing, clipboard copy/paste, screen sharing, uploads and more. Security policies can be very granular and can be specifically applied to any individual user or a group of users.  
Unlike VDI, work applications are launched directly from the computer and run locally, not a remotely-delivered desktop, providing optimal performance and a familiar experience.
An app gets launched in
Windows/Mac.
Venn detects work app.
Puts virtual wrapper
around it.
Wrapper acts as firewall.
Controls what goes in and
out.
Policies govern
entitlements.

Fine Tune Security Policies to Fit Your Organization

Venn’s configurable policies control which applications are purposed for work and only applications assigned to a user by an admin are permitted to run in Venn. Once inside the enclave, applications are subject to admin configurable DLP policies that govern functions such as copy/paste, screen sharing, printing, downloads and more.
Data stored in Venn is always encrypted and
inaccessible to any application outside of the
enclave, while data in transit is routed through a
builtin encrypted private company gateway or a
VPN/network security system already employed by
your organization. Access to Venn can be enabled,
suspended, terminated or data remotely wiped, with
a click of a button.

Purpose built with the
highest standards

Venn was built to comply with the strictest

cybersecurity standards including:

Simplified Administration

With Venn, companies can onboard and offboard remote workers in minutes. And with centralized administration it is easy to understand and easier to use while providing complete visibility and control. Insights into real–time user activity and device inventory ensure you always know where, when and from what device a user accessed an application or quarterly financial data, together with extensive compliance–ready logging.
Venn’s DLP policy admin delivers complete control over how those applications and data are used including copy/paste, screen sharing, and additional controls. Comprehensive visibility and control without the learning curve.

Seamless Integrations

Venn was built on the premise that your organization wants best of breed solutions. You’ve done your research, and invested significant time, energy and resources implementing them. That’s why Venn was built with an integration–first mindset and seamlessly connects to your existing tech stack.
Manage user identities with Okta or Azure and leverage MFA solutions such as DUO or ESET. Restrict application connections to the Secure Enclave, locking down the network traffic to your VPN or SASE solutions like ZScaler, CATO, or Umbrella. Connect to OneDrive or Box and gain access to critical documents locally and on demand. Venn enables you to keep the best of what you have, while keeping work inside the Blue Border.

Secure BYO-PC is the Future

Companies and employees equally benefit. Secure BYO-PC technology is not just about reducing hardware costs. As with mobile phones and MDM, narrowing company control to only within the Secure Enclave fundamentally simplifies the scope and cost of securely onboarding remote workers. Security and compliance-driven companies gain protection for what counts and employees enjoy more freedom, flexibility and privacy. Freedom without compromise.
That’s a vision worth investing in and striving for.

Product Videos 

Watch our product videos to learn more. Our series of short videos walks through how you can onboard employees in minutes, prevent printing or copy paste, control access to sensitive access, and more.

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