Why Use Visual Guard

Access Control for Business Applications

Verify users identity, control their access to sensitive data, trace their activities in your application


Comply with Corporate Standards and Regulations:

Audit and Traceability

Log and audit sensitive activities performed in your application. Send email alerts. Detect data breaches.

Secure SaaS and Multi-Tenant Applications

Manage a hierarchy of user groups and delegate the daily administration to clients

Visual Guard Core Features

Control access to sensitive data inside your applications

Define which DATA and FEATURES users can access in your applications. Grant permissions in a graphical console, independent from your Code.

Grant access rights to users and groups

Powerful user account management features and user-friendly administration console for user provisioning and management.

Log data processing via the application

With Visual Guard you know exactly who did what in your application

Monitor and Audit sensitive activities

Monitor activities in real-time and review historical graphs.

Send email notifications on important events

Determine which events require special monitoring and Visual Guard will automatically send email notifications when they are triggered.

Detect data breaches

Review sensitive operations, detect suspicious activities, send email alerts and generate a comprehensive list of data illegally processed.

Implement Strong Authentication (Multi Factor Authentication)

The only MFA solution combining high level of security and ease of use

Audit & Traceability

Log and audit sensitive operations performed within your applications.

Visual Guard keeps track of sensitive actions in a secured repository. You can then audit the security of your applications whenever required, send alerts by email, monitor critical activities in real time, generate graphs and reports...

Visual Guard also helps comply with regulations like GDPR, FIPS, HIPAA, SOX, ISO...


You may have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation, but do you know if your applications are impacted? Do they have to be modified? If so, how?

Security Framework

Do not reinvent the wheel

Visual Guard exposes an extended API (over 300 methods) to add security features to your applications

Manage Users

  • Create, Read, Update and Delete Login/passwords accounts
  • Edit user accounts attributes
  • Declare Active Directory accounts
  • Define a password Policy
  • User self-service (reset password, lost password, self registration…)

Manage Permissions

  • Create, Read, Update and Delete Permissions, Permission Sets and Roles
  • Add or Remove Permission in Permission sets
  • Add or Remove Permission sets in Roles
  • Grant or Revoke Roles to Users
  • Grant or Revoke Roles to Active Directory Accounts

Enforce Security

  • Authenticate Users (Windows authentication, Login form, SSO, Strong Authentication/MFA…)
  • Load and apply user permissions
  • Supports Winforms, WPF, Webforms, MVC, Web Services, WCF
  • Easy integration with other tools

20 years of Application Security Expertise

Visual Guard was initially developed in the 90's for a major banking institution. Since then, it has constantly evolved to comply with modern security requirements. It is now used by medium and large organizations, as well as many software vendors throughout the world.

Consulting - Assistance - Support

Novalys can help you put your application security in place. Our team offers the following services.

Functional and technical specifications

Analysis of existing applications, Interviewing users on security management rules, definition and attribution of permissions and user roles, definition and repartition of administration privileges, proposition of global or local organization of application security.


Integration of Visual Guard in your applications, securing complex objects (Web services, classes…), development of specific components or adaptation of Visual Guard components to respond to complex functional or technical specifications.


Installation and configuration of VG with ADFS, Installation and configuration of Web SSO with Visual Guard, Creation of a deployment procedure for security in production.


Benefit from a consistent and seamless experience from implementation to production thanks to Visual Guard Professional Support Team.

Pre-sales and post-sales can be two very different things... I had a very uniform experience thanks to Anne

New Century Health Director of Systems Development

The support provided by Novalys has been excellent and very quick

Head of Security of an international insurance company

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