SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd Malaysia Asia
SKVE Holdings picks Cyberoam for its Security
About SKVE HOLDINGS SDN BHD (SKVE), Highway Concessions
The SKVE HOLDINGS SDN BHD incorporated as a private limited company on 24th June 1996 under the Malaysian Companies Act 1965 was established as a special purpose company to initiate the privatization of the South Klang Valley Expressway (SKVE).
The SKVE network basically comprised of design, construction and project with no focused gateway security sketch. The organization, therefore, needed a gateway firewall to regulate user authentication and access control.
Mr. Shahrizal Shahabudin
SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd
The challenges faced by SKVE Holdings are as follows:
Safeguarding the Network Periphery
The SKVE network basically comprised of design, construction and project with no focused gateway security sketch. The company contains the contract document and other client sensitive information and data that can be possibly targeted by attacks from external entities and outside access attempts. The organization, therefore, needed a gateway firewall to regulate user authentication and access control.
Scheming Surfing Patterns
The company wanted to keep an eye on and limit its users from accessing fruitless sites such as Facebook, Orkut and Myspace. Opening up access to these sites for all users resulted in bandwidth getting “choked”. “We wanted the solution to ensure that precious bandwidth is not worn out on downloads of audio, video and streaming media and bogus applications like Yahoo Messenger, Skype, MSN and instead, diverted to more productive use”, said Mr. Shahrizal Shahabudin, the Senior Executive at SKVE Holdings Sdn Bhd. He believes that Internet access is a resource that should not be wasted and so every user’s bandwidth usage ought to be distributed and monitored using content filtering. They needed strong web filtering solutions which could control all Internet access and give informative reports on Internet usage.
The Cyberoam Solution
After tracing the market for the right solution, SKVE Holdings purchased two (2) unit of CR15i appliance, which was soon deployed in gateway mode at their head office. After deploying the solution, the following benefits were noted: