Howdens Joinery was founded in 1995 in order to serve the needs of small builders undertaking routine joinery and kitchen installation work. Their challenge is to achieving PCI compliance, providing a third line of defence, having complete visibility of web server traffic, having the ability to monitor SSL-encrypted traffic and improving operational efficiencies. They chose Sourcefire to overcome this challenge. They implement SSL traffic can be high-jacked with malicious content and enter organizations undetected In recent years the use of SSL-encrypted traffic has exploded due to the enterprise-wide usage of cloud computing, secure e-commerce, web 2.0 applications, e-mail and VPNs. The FireSIGHT technology has also given them some unexpected efficiency gains.