BalaBit Shell Control Box Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars
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Real User
Chief Technology Officer & Solution Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

What is most valuable?

* Fully transparent for users. * Supports many protocols. * Full OCR indexing: You can find anything that happened in sessions, including commands, programs opened, etc. Without OCR, you would only be able to find who did which sessions, but... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our customers use it to provide full privileged-access monitoring for external users/administrators, so they are fully compliant and still have easy access to external user’s activity.

What needs improvement?

VMware PCoIP protocol support: Many customers are switching from normal computers/environment to VDI infrastructure and some of them are switching to VMware Horizon that uses PCoIP protocol, which is not supported right now. Central... more»
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Real User
IT Security Engineer at a tech services company
Jun 18 2017

What is most valuable?

Flexible modes are easily integrated into the customer infrastructure. It's easy to find needed information and the indexer does a good job. Secure replays: Balabit SCB supports multiple security officers (something like senior and junior... more»

How has it helped my organization?

When I worked in a bank, it greatly facilitated the control admins and reduced the length of investigations.

What needs improvement?

With release 4f4a, I am pleased with the changes. The developers have spent a lot of time optimizing the interface for the convenience of users and it’s functional. Now, I think the best way to improve it will be to optimize the software,... more»
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Networking and Security Technical Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

What is most valuable?

Monitoring and controls privileged access to remote server/appliances for RDP/SSH/HTTP/ICA/VNC protocols Four-eye authentication and gateway authentication with real-time audit capability Credential storage and user mapping policies Inband... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Improved security * Detailed audits for support/maintenance activities done by admin/technician and third-party engineers * Drastically reduced unauthorized and improper use of systems and servers

What needs improvement?

The only improvement would be to manage more concurrent sessions.

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What is BalaBit Shell Control Box?

Shell Control Box is a user monitoring appliance that controls privileged access to remote IT systems, records activities in searchable, movie-like audit trails, and prevents malicious actions. SCB is a quickly deployable enterprise device, completely independent from clients and servers - integrating seamlessly into existing networks. SCB is a core component of the Contextual Security Intelligence Platform. It captures the activity data necessary for user profiling and enables full user session drill down for forensic investigations.

BalaBit Shell Control Box customers

KuppingerCole, Profelis IT Ltd, Ankara University, Leekie Enterprises

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