Dun & Bradstreet Ltd

D&B Direct Onboard

D&B Direct Onboard is an API that allows customers to screen businesses and principals, electronically documenting their due diligence process directly within their existing workflows. Key data points from D&B’s business database are integrated into customer systems in real-time, enabling the swift resolution of regulatory requirements.

Features

  • Access to information on over 300 million global businesses
  • Vet and verify identities of customers and beneficial owners
  • High Availability: 24x7x365 at 99.9%
  • Elastic on-demand capacity that automatically scales to maintain performance
  • 95% of API response time less than 300ms globally
  • Global data consistency, coverage and accuracy
  • Simple APIs, easy to use and fast to implement
  • Conform to Modern Standards: REST and SOAP

Benefits

  • Make informed decisions about businesses you’re working with
  • Satisfy your regulatory requirements for compliance risk
  • Access to information whenever you need it
  • No slowdown of responses during busy periods
  • Quick responses are especially important for high volumes transactions
  • Provide high quality data across services for our markets
  • Improves developer experience and reduces implementation costs
  • Compatible with other services and industry standards

Pricing

£10000 per licence per year

Service documents

G-Cloud 11

437445406959507

Dun & Bradstreet Ltd

Ron Turner

01628492436

turnerr@dnb.com

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension No
Cloud deployment model Private cloud
Service constraints Planned Maintenance windows as per SLA and as communicated to the customer.
System requirements
  • API Solution
  • Require to code against defined APIs

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times 24 business hours
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support Web chat
Web chat support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support accessibility standard None or don’t know
How the web chat support is accessible Web chat is available through the D&B website or through the product
Web chat accessibility testing D&B do not offer any additional support for assistive technology but offer chat and phone mediums
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels D&B require a fully specified Statement of Work prior to contract agreement in order to provide implementation and training quotations and estimates
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started Customer is provided access Keys to the API, Documentation and support from a Project Manager and Technical support team. Prior to contract a Solution Architect has already worked with the customer to detail the solution architecture with the APIs to meet the customer need.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats HTML
End-of-contract data extraction No Customer data is uploaded
End-of-contract process User's credentials are expired and all access to the product is withdrawn at the end of the contract.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface No
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices No
API Yes
What users can and can't do using the API Direct Onboard is a series of APIs that power our D&B Onboard Product. Only the Case Management feature is not available via API.
API documentation Yes
API documentation formats HTML
API sandbox or test environment Yes
Customisation available No

Scaling

Scaling
Independence of resources Runs in a clustered environment

Analytics

Analytics
Service usage metrics Yes
Metrics types Transaction information concerning volume and types of transactions used are available to the customer
Reporting types Reports on request

Resellers

Resellers
Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations
  • United Kingdom
  • EU-US Privacy Shield agreement locations
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Managed by a third party
Penetration testing frequency At least once a year
Penetration testing approach Another external penetration testing organisation
Protecting data at rest Other
Other data at rest protection approach D&B's information security program (GSR - Global Security and Risk) uses the ISO-27001 framework.
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type
  • Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
  • Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach No Customer data is imported
Data export formats Other
Other data export formats N/A
Data import formats Other
Other data import formats N/A

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • IPsec or TLS VPN gateway
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability System is available 99.9% 24*7 except for planned maintenance communicated to the customer. Any outages / downtime outside of this, is communicated immediately with customers and recovery plans put in place.
Approach to resilience Available on request
Outage reporting 24*7 monitoring for services and application with service alerts and emails to on-call staff and customers.

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Access controls are placed on the APIs access able by each user
Access restriction testing frequency At least once a year
Management access authentication
  • Username or password
  • Other
Description of management access authentication Two-factor authentication is required for VPN access.

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long user audit data is stored for At least 12 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for At least 12 months
How long system logs are stored for Between 6 months and 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification Yes
Who accredited the ISO/IEC 27001 United Registrar of Systems
ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation date 03/07/2017
What the ISO/IEC 27001 doesn’t cover All 114 controls are included, none are omitted.
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications Yes
Any other security certifications
  • D&B Business Information Solutions is accredited to IS027001 security standards
  • D&B Business Information Solutions accredited to IS09001 quality standards
  • D&B UK is authorised and regulated by Financial Conduct Authority
  • Dun & Bradstreet Ltd is accredited to Cyber Essentials Standards
  • Dun & Bradstreet Ltd is an approved JOSCAR supplier
  • Dun & Bradstreet Ltd is an approved HELLIOS supplier

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance certified Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes D&B has published and maintains policies addressing information security and privacy requirements, a Code of Conduct, along with standards and procedures documentation as well, e.g., access provisioning. The Internal Audit group is responsible for evaluating compliance against policy. Internal Audit reports audit findings to the Board and tracks findings to completion. Dun & Bradstreet Ltd is certified to the ISO-27001 framework.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach Change tickets are opened in the automated change management system. The ticket describes the reason for the change; who requested the change and at what capacity; description of the requirements, risks and impacts; implementation, test, and back-out plans; scheduling information including analysis of potential conflict with other proposed changes. The ticket is reviewed by a Change Advisory Board at a regularly scheduled meeting. The CAB comprises technical and management representatives of each line of service management, reviews and approved or disapproves all change tickets. After the change is executed it is reviewed for post-change impact and metrics analysis.
Vulnerability management type Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach Servers are scanned weekly for vulnerabilities. Per Policy, vulnerabilities and patches are deployed based upon the criticality of the vulnerability in-scope. E.g., high-risk findings must be remediated within 60 days.
Protective monitoring type Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach A SIEM is in place to provide secure collection of server OS security event logs; network device logs; Internet proxy; host/network IDS/IPS; email gateway, etc. The SIEM analyses and correlates information from the various input sources and provides near-real-time analysis and alerting. D&B also maintains a Security Operations Center (SOC), whose staff responds to alerts originating from the SIEM. Incident response documentation is in place.
Incident management type Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach Events are evaluated for scope, impact, initial damage assessment and response level by the CSIRT team, Team members are engaged according to the scope and severity and brought into the Incident Management Team's ECC Call. The team is composed of ancillary groups and SMEs. A response plan is created containment strategy, eradication strategy, evidence retention and investigation steps. Execution is governed by the incident coordinator. Regular reports are created and provided to the CSIRT Team; timing intervals for issuing reports depend on the criticality of the event. The CSIRT team documents lessons learned. Post-incident activity is then undertaken.

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Supplier-defined process

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No

Pricing

Pricing
Price £10000 per licence per year
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available No

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Terms and conditions pdf document: Modern Slavery statement
Service documents
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