Large Italian Banking Group Selects CA Technologies as Technology Partner for Enterprise Security Management

Morges, Switzerland - 29 October 2012

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today announced that BNL, one of Italy’s largest banking groups and a member of the European BNP Paribas Group, relies on CA Technologies Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions to manage enterprise IT security across its infrastructure.

Role-based IAM, along with monitoring and tracking of security events related to the access to and the use of information, are an integral part of BNL’s comprehensive security management approach. Automating the bank’s security processes is critical for cost-savings and productivity.

BNL operates across Italy with over 1000 points of sale -high street branches, centers for private banking, corporate and government business and enterprise centers. The bank offers a broad spectrum of products and services to satisfy the varied needs of its many customers (private individuals and families, firms and the public administration).

“Protecting internal and external customer data, and controlling and monitoring access to our IT systems and information are our top priorities,” explained Gilberto Pertile, BNL’s Chief Information Systems Security Officer. “CA Technologies IAM solutions provide us with the level of assurance we need to securely manage our customers’ data, while reducing risk, improving operational efficiencies and maintaining regulatory compliance.”

CA ControlMinder™ helps BNL manage and monitor system administrators and other privileged users. CA Technologies privileged identity management solutions deliver security process automation to BNL Group, helping it to increase user productivity and reduce costs.

BNL has also implemented CA SiteMinder®, CA IdentityMinder™, and CA GovernanceMinder™. With these IAM solutions, BNL streamlines user activity, provides compliance reporting for privileged and non-privileged users, automates provisioning and application access based on a user's relationship and role with the organization— regardless of whether they are internal employees or external contractors, customers or business partners.

CA Technologies professional services organization partnered with BNL on the implementation, leveraging time-to-value best practices that accelerate integration of the IAM portfolio and help ensure its alignment with the customer’s business needs.

“BNL has made excellent use of our broad and robust IAM portfolio,” said Mike Denning, general manager, Security business, CA Technologies. “With the control and automation our solutions provide, we assist customers in securely enabling their businesses by helping reduce risk, meet regulatory compliance demands and improve operational efficiencies.”

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