This technical brief explains how you can prove the identity of the other party in an e-transaction or exchange of information. It also describes why Defender is an excellent solution to help you accomplish this. Seamlessly integrated with Microsoft’s Active Directory, Defender offers a truly extensible architecture that is capable of scaling to fit your business needs. Defender has been deployed around the globe in organizations within industries such as finance, technology, government, and healthcare. It is proven to deliver the highest levels of performance and availability.