Grafik Airlock Secure Access Hub


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The benefits at a glance

Airlock is a central hub for secure access management in a digitised world. The secure access hub is a consolidated all-in-one solution that brings you the following benefits:

The components at a glance

Airlock API Gateway

Airlock API gateway provides custom protection for interfaces, securing connections to a wide range of peripheral systems.

JSON Schema and OpenAPI specifications can be uploaded and enforced on the API gateway. Innovative functions such as dynamic value endorsement (DyVE) also enable dynamic whitelisting of permitted variables within API interactions. SOAP/XML requests can also be checked against formal definitions such as a WSDL specification.

Access control is one of the most important issues in the context of API protection; all the relevant standards, such as OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect 1.0, are supported in conjunction with Airlock IAM.

Airlock API

Airlock WAF

Airlock WAF analyses all the traffic to the services and applications under protection, blocking attempted attacks long before they reach in-house services.

Airlock WAF provides comprehensive protection against OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities, enabling centralised management of security guidelines. Thanks to these innovative security functions, companies can always stay a step ahead of attackers.

Working in conjunction with Airlock IAM, Airlock WAF serves as a central implementation point for security guidelines (policy enforcement point), to ensure that all access is authenticated and authorised. Airlock WAF’s many interfaces, with peripheral systems such as security information and event management (SIEM) systems, virus scanners, threat intelligence, fraud prevention systems and hardware security modules (HSMs), make it the central hub in any security architecture.

Airlock WAF

Airlock IAM

Airlock IAM is the central access management component of the Secure Access Hub. It guarantees users secure access to data and applications, with single sign-on and automated user administration.

Airlock IAM offers context-based authentication of users and clients, and authorises access. The large number of authentication methods supported allows for flexible implementation of strong authentication in conjunction with company-wide single sign-on. Even externally managed identities such as social login profiles or IDs from a federation group, such as SwissID, for example, can be integrated.

Airlock IAM

Airlock 2FA

Airlock 2FA is integrated into Airlock IAM and makes strong authentication possible with a second factor. Every customer has the management and use of their personal keys on their smartphone (iOS and Android).

Airlock 2FA offers modern authentication methods such as zero touch, one touch, offline QR code, passcode and passwordless. This user-friendly and future-proof solution is also cost-efficient.

The entire functionality is implemented as a REST API and therefore enables seamless integration into modern single page applications (SPA) and native smartphone apps.

Airlock 2FA

Features of the Secure Access Hubs

Airlock solutions in action.

Excellent. Reliable.

Thanks to the high level of usability with the new central security infrastructure, we have created a unique Raiffeisen identity for our customers. Customer focus and trustworthiness have top priority in our e-banking solution. With the Airlock Suite, we were able to meet these high requirements.

Stevan Dronjak, Team Lead Web Application Security Raiffeisen Schweiz

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Digitisation does not only affect a single business unit, but the entire bank. Accordingly, the offerings within the business segments are tailored to the needs of customers. With the integration of Airlock and SwissID, we want to simplify the registration process.

Sven Bruss, Business Consultant Digital Banking der SGKB

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Airlock's complete solution enables us to provide our external partners with easy access to our various internal applications and guarantees a high level of security.


Ivan Hafner, IT Security Manager at Generali

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Airlock has made us agile and secure. Because it provides the upstream security layer that enables us to develop what is really important: convincing digital services for our customers.


Martin Burri, IT Security Officer Visana

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Further References

Convincing performance: Gold for the Airlock SAH

Not only our customers, but also the independent information security community is convinced. The Airlock Secure Access Hub has been awarded Gold at the Cyber Security Excellence Awards 2021 in the Access Control category. In total, Airlock solutions have won the gold award seven times.

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From spoilsport to the pioneer of digitalisation

Digitalisation is presenting businesses with new challenges which go far beyond information technology. This primarily relates to an aspect which is becoming increasingly important: IT security. 

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Zero Trust is a journey

The digital transformation of the world continues to progress, and it is profoundly affecting private life and job profiles in a manner that was hard to imagine just a few years ago.

This whitepaper covers the effects of continuous digitization and its implications.

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Toward DevSecOps

In this whitepaper, you will learn the most important insights into how you can successfully and efficiently implement DevSecOps, which security components are required for this, and what benefits a microgateway architecture brings.

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Airlock 2FA - Strong Authentication. Easy.

The two-factor authentication in the area of IT security offers double the security.

Find out more about strong authentication and the possibilities that Airlock offers in our whitepaper.

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