Security and Infrastructure

The primary focus of the Advantez property software infrastructure is to ensure the security of your business-critical information and to make it available to you on demand. Advantez runs from highly secure, robust and scalable data infrastructure, managed by world-renowned hosting specialists.

The hosting infrastructure on which Advantez real estate software sits implements the following operational security:

  • ISO17799-based policies and procedures, regularly reviewed as part of our SAS70 Type II audit process
  • All employees are trained on documented information security and privacy procedures
  • Access to confidential information is restricted to authorised personnel only, according to a documented processes
  • Systems access is logged and tracked for auditing purposes
  • Secure document-destruction policies are in place for all sensitive information
  • Fully documented change-management procedures
  • Independently audited disaster-recovery and business continuity plans in operation

The Advantez server configuration is hosted within a highly secure data centre that benefits from the following physical security:

  • Biometric scanning for controlled data centre access
  • Security camera monitoring at all data centre locations
  • 24/7 on-site staff provide additional protection against unauthorized entry
  • Unmarked facilities to help maintain low profile
  • Physical security audited by an independent firm

The Advantez application runs on servers with the following security features:

  • System installation using hardened, patched OS
  • Dedicated firewall and VPN services to help block unauthorised system access
  • Data protection via secure off-line backup
  • Anti-virus software provides protection against new and unknown threats
  • Dedicated intrusion detection devices to provide an additional layer of protection against unauthorised system access
  • Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation services based on our proprietary stand-alone system
  • Risk assessment and security consultation by professional services teams
  • Regular penetration tests performed by award winning independent specialist security organisation. (PCI DSS)(ASV)(QSA) compliant.

Application Security - Secure data transmission via Thawte 128 SSL Certificates

Advantez application employs today's leading software technology for internet security. If you access our site using Netscape Navigator 6.0, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 5.5, or higher, 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology provided by Thawte protects your information using both server authentication as well as encryption within the database, ensuring that your data is safe, secure and available only to authorised users in your organisation.

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Cookies Policy

Each user accessing Advantez is provided with a unique user name and password that must be entered each time they log on. A session "cookie" is used to record encrypted authentication information for the duration of a user's logged-in session. The session "cookie" does not include any personal or user information. In addition, Advantez allows you to easily restrict access from specific users to IP addresses, ensuring that your users only login from pre-specified locations such as a given branch or office.

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