TechValidate Research on Varonis Data Security Platform

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1,312 Customers Surveyed

11,296 Data Points Collected

95 Published TechFacts

26 Published Charts

25 Published Case Studies

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Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

Educational Institution Identified Excessive Employee Permissions and Stale Data After Performing Varonis Data Risk Assessment


This case study of a educational institution is based on an April 2017 survey of Varonis Metadata Framework customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“From the Varonis Data Risk Assessment, we were surprised by how much stale data we had.”


The educational institute experienced the following challenges prior to the Varonis Data Risk Assessment and the use of Varonis solutions:

  • Overexposed sensitive & classified data
  • Limited to no monitoring of privileged and end user access
  • Overabundance of stale data

They performed a Varonis Data Risk Assessment for the following reasons:

  • Validate security concerns
  • Experience the product before buying

Use Case

The following issues were identified and prioritized by the Data Risk Assessment:

  • Folders having global access: immediate
  • Sensitive files having global access: immediate
  • Folders having inconsistent permissions: “on the radar”
  • Stale enabled users: “on the radar”
  • Stale data: “on the radar”


The surveyed organization experienced the following benefits after their Data Risk Assessment:

  • Identified at risk sensitive and classified data
  • Prioritized remediation list

They purchased the following products following their Data Risk Assessment:

  • DatAdvantage for Windows
  • DatAlert

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

With the Varonis Data Security Platform, we were able to restore specific data after an employee left the company.

Chief Information Officer, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Varonis Metadata Framework Customer Research

Top Solutions Within the Varonis Data Security Platform Purchased After a Risk Assessment

Which solutions did you purchase as a result of the Data Risk Assessment?

DatAdvantage for Windows
DatAdvantage for Directory Services
Data Classification Framework
DatAdvantage for Exchange

Data Classification Framework Customer Research

Why did you pick DCF over other products?

Context (permissions, activity, ownership identification)
Ability to alert on unusual activity through DatAlert
Ability to incrementally scan new and changed files
Ability to take automated action (quarantining through DTE)

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

Small Business Health Care Company


This case study of a small business health care company is based on a May 2017 survey of Varonis DatAlert customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We detected a Ransomware attack using Varonis DatAlert.”


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

  • Purchased DatAlert as a result of the following:
    • The need to prove monitoring for compliance regulations
    • We migrated to a Worldwide global Active Directory in our company and we needed to keep track and control of our data access.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Varonis DatAlert that the surveyed company uses:

  • Detected the following incidents with DatAlert:
    • Ransomware
    • Misconfigurations
  • Receives alerts through the following:
    • Email
  • Uses the following Varonis products:
    • DatAdvantage for Windows
    • DatAlert (includes Analytics and/or Suite)


The surveyed company said the following about Varonis DatAlert:

  • Out of all the security technologies they’ve invested in, DatAlert is providing the most valuable alerts.
  • DatAlert has fewer false positives than other security technologies (e.g. IDS/IPS).
  • Alerts from DatAlert are as easy to understand as alerts from other security technologies.
  • DatAlert saved the security team 11-15 hours per week monitoring and searching for anomalous behavior against their data.

Varonis Metadata Framework Customer Review

5/5 Stars

In a sentence or two, please describe how this risk assessment helped you secure your data.

The initial assessment gets the immediate attention of management, which then assists in building and executing the internal remediation processes.

Would you recommend Varonis Data Risk Assessment, and if so, why?

Yes, most definitely. Varonis does an excellent job of identifying internal data security vulnerabilities.

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About Varonis Data Security Platform

Varonis is a leading provider of software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks. Through an innovative software platform, Varonis allows organizations to analyze, secure, manage, and migrate their volumes of unstructured data. Varonis specializes in file and email systems that store valuable spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio and video files, emails, and text. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records.

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