Get the most advanced live chat technology on the market. When you choose WhosOn as your ChatBeacon alternative, you choose smarter features, a sharper security focus, and superior flexibility. All for a better price.

Smarter features

WhosOn has a vast suite of over 100 sophisticated live chat features. ChatBeacon offers expected live chat functionality, but fewer high-end options.

Sharper security focus

Features aside, WhosOn is also the optimum ChatBeacon alternative in terms of security.

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Cyber Essentials Plus certified

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Yes

Operating in the EU-US Privacy Shield

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Yes

FSQS accredited

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Yes

Session security

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Connections are secured over an initial 2048-bit RSA exchange followed by an exchange of, at minimum, a 128-bit session key, produced through an SHA-256 certificate.

Encryption procedure

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The visitor to server connection uses HTTPS encryption. The client to server connection uses custom encryption methodology.

Blacklisting options

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Automatic blacklisting of IPs that repeatedly fail to authenticate. Option to manually add problem users to the IP blacklist.

Whitelisting options

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The internal chat interface and internal gateway interface only accept connections from whitelisted hosts.

Safeguarding

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Weekly vulnerability scans plus annual third-party penetration tests.