Success Story: Food Service Equipment Company Improves Member Portal Security
Excell operates a “Buying Group” comprised of 300+ vendors and buyers in the foodservice and restaurant supply industry, with $250MM+ in revenues and 300-400K individual transactions between members per year.
A “Member Portal” had been implemented to support invoice and payment processing, which a large banking provider completes.
In the interest of keeping up with and improving security on the portal, an audit was performed.
After completion of the audit, Excell had a list of items to be addressed.
Excell came to Brainspire with a list of items that needing fixing to improve security on the Member Portal.
The Brainspire team implemented improvements to the Member Portal:
Improved coverage of HTTPS through the entire environment.
Improved Excell’s authorization cookie security.
Plugged holes that allowed unauthorized access.
Upgraded Excell’s password policies.
Made the entire site compliant to the audit.
Excell Dealers and their members can feel comfortable and assured that their Member Portal security is compliant with current standards.
Excell can promote the secure site and market it to prospective clients.