Introducing Seqrite HawkkProtect

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These days, enterprise IT departments have a wide network of systems, some applications are on premises, some are on the cloud. Some users are within the network in the same premises, some connected by VPN. Customers, partners, and employees now access corporate systems and applications using a wide array of devices, company owned, private, and sometimes public machines from locations across the globe.

Zero trust is a new security paradigm where an organization by default does not trust any employee with access to its systems whether from within or outside the corporate network. Each and every access attempt by each employee to a company system, network, and online resources is subject to authentication before access is granted. Zero trust is a mixed approach of using policies, processes and technologies to stop data breach where enterprises need to leverage enforcement based on users, locations, and other identifiers before granting access to corporate systems or applications.

Seqrite HawkkProtect Suite

Seqrite HawkkProtect is another product offering from Seqrite in continuation with its next generation of online products such as Seqrite HawkkEye, HawkkHunt, mSuite, and HawkkScan. Customers who have already availed of any one of our products can purchase Seqrite HawkkProtect.

Prerequisites

Following prerequisites are required to set up your organization in Seqrite HawkkProtect.

  1. IdP Details for identity providers of the organization such as the on-premise IdP such as Microsoft AD 2012, Microsoft AD 2016 and Cloud IDP such as Microsoft Azure AD used for user authentication.
  2. Certificate Details of the organization’s domain such as Private key file, Certificate file, and passphrase (In case, the private key file is encrypted.)
  3. Site details – The domain must contain the TXT record that will be displayed in Add Site dialog of step 3 of Onboarding Wizard. This TXT record will be verified by the wizard before proceeding to the next step. Only one site can be added.
  4. For App Connector, minimum one Linux/Windows system should be hosted on premises and available with a pre-installed docker. For more information on how to install the app connector, please refer App Connector Management.

Supported OS

Only the following 64 bit OS are supported for Seqrite HawkkProtect.

  • Windows 7 and above.
  • Windows Server 2012 and above.
  • Ubuntu 16 LTS and above.
  • CentOS 7 and above.
  • Linux Mint 18.1 and above.

Supported Browsers

The following Web browsers are supported for accessing Seqrite HawkkProtect.

Operating System Supported Browsers
Windows Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge.
Linux Google Chrome, Chromium, Mozilla Firefox.
MacOS Google Chrome.

Installing The Agent

To install the agent on each endpoint in the organization, follow these steps.

  1. Sign in to the EPS portal. Navigate to Deployment.
  2. The administrator can deploy the Seqrite endpoint security client on all the endpoints having 64-bit Windows and Linux OS platforms. Please refer the following link for further instructions:

https://docs.seqrite.com/docs/seqrite-eps-cloud/deployment/installing-seqrite-client/

Now, the private web apps and services with client can be accessed on all endpoints.

If you do not wish to enable HawkkProtect on all the endpoints, the administrator can navigate to Admin> Settings and clear the checkbox for HawkkProtect feature as shown in the following image.

HawkkProtect feature in EPS

In the license section on EPS portal, the status for Seqrite HawkkProtect should be Subscribed to see the Go To HawkkProtect option in left pane.

Accessing Seqrite HawkkProtect

  1. Sign in to your Seqrite EPS portal using your credentials.
  2. On the left pane, navigate and click Go to HawkkProtect. You will be navigated to the Seqrite HawkkProtect dashboard in same session in another browser window.
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