TechValidate Research on PKWARE

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143 Customers Surveyed

986 Data Points Collected

21 Published TechFacts

2 Published Charts

14 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Dataguise Case Study

Global 500 Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 financial services company is based on a December 2020 survey of Dataguise customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“[Dataguise improved our] data security with masking on Social Security Numbers and credit card numbers while preserving the format of data, which subsequently allows leveraging at downstream analytics.”

Challenges

The cybersecurity needs that most influenced their decision to use Dataguise solutions:

  • Custom data masking

The compliance measures that most influenced their decision to use Dataguise solutions:

  • PCI / DSS

Use Case

The following data types are protected with Dataguise:

  • Credit card and financial information
  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)

Data uncovered by Dataguise’s data discovery is protected with:

  • Encrypting

They use Dataguise functionality for data security with these additional use cases:

  • Data protection (masking or encryption)

Results

The company experienced these immediate benefits following the deployment of Dataguise:

  • Improved protection of PI/PII
  • Increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing Dataguise technology
  • Saved 75 – 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to Dataguise’s automated discovery and protection solution

Dataguise Case Study

Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a December 2020 survey of Dataguise customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our first use of the product was to help us gauge where we had sensitive data in our lower environments. Since the implementation, we have an excellent understanding in certain platforms of where we needed to mitigate.”

Challenges

The cybersecurity needs that most influenced their decision to use Dataguise solutions:

  • Data tracking (discovery/classification)

Use Case

The company uses Dataguise to protect the following data types:

  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)

Data uncovered by Dataguise’s data discovery is protected with:

  • Encrypting
  • Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc)
  • Deleting

They use Dataguise functionality for data security with these additional use cases:

  • Moving data to the cloud
  • Data protection (masking or encryption)

Results

The immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of Dataguise:

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Increased data security by 25 – 50% since implementing Dataguise technology
  • Saved 25 – 50% of time by moving from manually applied protection to Dataguise’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Customer Research

As business begins to examine the realities of the post-pandemic world, what security solutions are you looking to improve or add in the next 6 – 18 months?

Encryption
58%
Cloud
46%
Tokenization
25%
Discovery
21%
Masking
21%
Privacy / DSAR response
21%
Cataloging
8%
Classification
8%
Redaction
4%
Other
13%

PKWARE Customer Testimonial

Once deployed, [PKWARE] will reduce risk of acquisitions that are joining the company by enabling the identification of sensitive privacy-related data.

Project Manager, Global 500 Professional Services Company

PKWARE Customer Research

During the rapid changes in doing business over the past 12 months, which PKWARE features proved most valuable for your organization?

Encryption
71%
Redaction
8%
Classification
4%
Discovery for endpoints
4%
Other
29%

PKWARE Customer Testimonial

Some business processes require standards-based validated encryption tools and having a commercial partner in PKWARE vastly reduces our risk.

IT Director, Educational Institution



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About PKWARE

PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device or environment. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions, retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security, and compliance. To learn more, visit PKWARE.com.

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