TechValidate Research on PKWARE

14 Case Studies


Dataguise Case Study

Great Eastern Assurance

Introduction

This case study of Great Eastern Assurance is based on a December 2020 survey of Dataguise customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Script-based masking has been very challenging in terms of running scripts, validations and access grants to the stakeholders. With Dataguise, there is no risk as the governance process is tightly coupled with the tool. "

Challenges

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

  • Automation
  • Data tracking (discovery/classification)
  • Unauthorized files sharing or theft
  • Custom data masking

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

  • GPDR

Use Case

Great Easter Assurance uses Dataguise to protect the following data types:

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

They protect the data uncovered by Dataguise’s data discovery using:

  • Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc)

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

  • DLP enhancement
  • Moving data to the cloud
  • Data protection (masking or encryption)
  • Reporting on file contents and activity
  • Data classification

Results

The immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of Dataguise:

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of PI/PII
  • Satisfied customer and/or board mandates
  • Increased their data security by 25 – 50% since implementing Dataguise technology
  • Saved up to 25% 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

Dataguise Case Study

Small Business Marketing & Advertising Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business marketing & advertising 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.

“Trust from our brands is key to our success, and Dataguise allows us to demonstrate that to them.”

Challenges

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

  • Automation
  • Data tracking (discovery/classification)
  • Custom data masking
  • Cross-border data transfers

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

  • GPDR
  • CCPA / CPRA

Use Case

The data types they are protecting with Dataguise:

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

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

  • Classifying
  • Access Control
  • Encrypting
  • Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc)

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

  • Data protection (masking or encryption)

Results

The immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of Dataguise:

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Improved protection of PI/PII
  • 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

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

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 provided a masking tool which was needed from security and compliance perspective. Consistent masking was one of the great feature which Dataguise has provided to us. It not only eases the process but keep our Users consistent from data point of view. "

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:

  • GPDR
  • PCI / DSS
  • CCPA / CPRA

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:

  • Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc.)

Dataguise functionality for data security is used with these additional use cases:

  • Data protection (masking or encryption)

Results

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

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Eliminated fines and fees associated with breaches
  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of PI/PII
  • Increased data security by > 90% since implementing Dataguise technology.
  • Saved > 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to Dataguise’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

Fortune 500 Healthcare Company

Introduction

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

“PKWARE has made our data more secure.”

Challenges

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

  • Automation
  • Data Tracking

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

  • HIPAA

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)
  • Healthcare information
  • Confidential files

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

  • Encrypting
  • Masking

Results

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

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Increased data security by 50 – 75% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved 50 – 75% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE 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 PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“PKWARE solution enabled Cloud usage and is therefore key for our IT transformation.”

Challenges

The cybersecurity needs that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:
  • Data privacy regulations

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

  • GDPR
  • Local regulations (Switzerland)

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

  • Confidential files
  • Client and partner files

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

  • Access control

Results

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

  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Increased their data security by 50 – 75% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved up to 25% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

Todo En La Nube S De Rl De Cv (HQ)

Introduction

This case study of TODO EN LA NUBE S DE RL DE CV (HQ) is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With PKWARE’s data security technology, I have confidence that we are meeting our data compliance goals.”

Challenges

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

  • Viruses / spyware
  • Ransomware
  • Phishing / impersonation

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

  • Microsoft E5 DLP

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

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

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

  • Encrypting
  • Redacting

PKWARE functionality for data security is used with these additional use cases:

  • Secure email with partners and customers
  • DLP enhancement

Results

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

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Increased their data security by 50 – 75% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved 75 – 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“PKWARE is a great tool to encrypt files that will be transferred.”

Challenges

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

  • Unauthorized file sharing or theft
  • Viruses / spyware

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

  • HIPAA

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

  • Confidential files
  • Legal documents (patents, trademarks, etc.)

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

  • Encrypting

Results

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

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved 75 – 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With PKWARE’s data security technology, I have confidence that we are meeting our data compliance goals.”

Challenges

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

  • Automation
  • Unauthorized file sharing or theft
  • Viruses / spyware

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

  • GDPR
  • PCI / DSS
  • CCPA / CPRA
  • TISAX

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)
  • Confidential files
  • Legal documents (patents, trademarks, etc.)

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

  • Access control
  • Encrypting
  • Redacting

PKWARE functionality for data security is used with these additional use cases:

  • Secure email with partners and customers
  • DLP enhancement
  • Data redaction

Results

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

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Satisfied customer and/or board mandates
  • Increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved 75 – 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With PKWARE’s data security technology, I have confidence that we are meeting our data compliance goals.”

Challenges

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

  • Data Tracking
  • Unauthorized file sharing or theft
  • Viruses / spyware
  • Ransomware
  • Phishing / impersonation

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

  • HIPAA

Use Case

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

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

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

  • Encrypting
  • Redacting
  • Deleting

Results

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

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Increased their data security by 50 – 75% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved up to 25% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE 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 PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“PKWARE is a great product. Enough said.”

Challenges

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

  • Automation

Use Case

The organization is protecting the following data types with PKWARE:

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

They protect the data uncovered by PKWARE discovery using:

  • Access control
  • Encrypting

The business uses PKWARE functionality for data security with these additional use cases:

  • Reporting on file contents and activity
  • Most used for compressing files with PKZIP (command line version)

Results

Immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of PKWARE included:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Data security increased by 25 – 50% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved up to 25% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution

PKWARE Case Study

Hidada

Introduction

This case study of Hidada is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“SecureZIP has helped address our concern for protecting sensitive documents being sent by email. Attachments can be zipped and encrypted automatically which not only saves time but also ensures that users don’t forget to protect them.”

Challenges

The cybersecurity needs that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:
  • Automation
  • Zip file encryption
The compliance measures that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:
  • GDPR

Use Case

The data types being protected with PKWARE:

  • Confidential files
  • Legal documents (patents, trademarks, etc.)

Data uncovered by PK Discovery is protected with:

  • Encrypting

PKWARE functionality for data security is utilized with these additional use cases:

  • Secure email with partners and customers
  • DLP enhancement
  • I do not use PKWARE beyond encryption

Results

The immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of PKWARE:

  • Improved protection of critical information
  • They increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing PKWARE technology.
  • They saved 75 – 90% of time spent previously moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution.

PKWARE Case Study

Mission: Cyber, LLC

Introduction

This case study of Mission: Cyber, LLC is based on an August 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“PKWARE’S data security platform provides a simple way to create and manage policies, gain visibility into where files are located, and protect sensitive information while avoiding user disruption and broken workflows.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select PKWARE:

  • Securing customer data
  • Protecting intellectual property
  • Satisfying internal business unit requirements
  • Moving data to the cloud/long-term storage

Use Case

Mission: Cyber evaluated the following other data security tools or vendors before selecting PKWARE:

  • Thales/Gemalto
    Their use cases for PKWARE functionality beyond file and folder encryption include:
  • Moving data to the cloud
  • Simplified key management
  • Data categorization

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with PKWARE:** Met audit and compliance requirements

  • Improved protection of critical information
    PKWARE’s discovery and automation allows them to save 20 – 30% of the time previously spent on manually applying protection.



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