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1,297 Customers Surveyed

11,208 Data Points Collected

87 Published TechFacts

26 Published Charts

25 Published Case Studies



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Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

93% of surveyed organizations confirmed that the Varonis Data Risk Assessment caused zero disruptions to their IT environment.

93%

Data Classification Framework Customer Research

When you find exposed sensitive data, what is your most common next step?

Quarantining the data: 4%
Encrypting the data: 8%
Tokenizing the data: 0%
Locking down access controls: 25%
Identifying responsible party/owner: 58%
Other: 6%

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

City Furniture Makes Overexposed Sensitive Data Remediation A Top Priority

Introduction

This case study of City Furniture is based on an April 2017 survey of Varonis Metadata Framework customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Varonis Risk Assessment and the Data Security Platform opened our eyes to files and processes in our environment that leave us vulnerable.”

Challenges

They 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
  • Limited to no visibility into permission structure
  • Overabundance of stale data

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

  • Validate security concerns
  • Prove risk in the environment
  • Experience the product before buying
  • Demonstrate value to a senior executive
  • Highlight potential ROI
  • Meet compliance regulation

Use Case

The profiled company has to meet the following compliance regulations:

  • PCI
  • HIPAA

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

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

Results

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

  • Identifying at risk sensitive and classified data
  • Prioritizing remediation list

The company purchased the following products following their Data Risk Assessment:

  • DatAdvantage for Windows
  • DatAdvantage for Directory Services
  • DatAlert

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

The amount of PII/PCI data we had on our servers was an eye opener.

IT Administrator, Federal Government

Varonis Data Security Platform Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company Uses the Varonis Data Security Platform for GDPR Compliance

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a May 2017 survey of Varonis Data Security Platform customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Varonis provides easy visibility to data and user access where it once was very difficult and time-consuming to do manually.”

Challenges

Prior to using the Varonis Data Security Platform (DSP), this organization had the following concerns related to complying with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

  • Unable to locate personal data within files across the network
  • Unable to guarantee a least privilege access model against personal data
  • Unable to determine who accessed personal data and if they abused that access

Use Case

The Financial Services organization was using Varonis long before GDPR, but they are confident it will help meet the new regulation.

Results

With the Varonis DSP, they expect to be able to do:

  • Confidently locate personal data within files across the network
  • Ensure a least privilege access model against personal data
  • Easily monitor access to this data and alert on abuse
  • Quickly locate data that is no longer necessary or asked to be removed
  • Quarantine, delete or relocate stale or misplaced personal data
  • Conveniently conduct regular data protection impact assessments

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

Find, Secure and Monitor GDPR Sensitive Data with Varonis

How does or will Varonis help your organisation comply with GDPR?

Easily monitor access to this data and alert on abuse
100%
Confidently locate personal data within files across the network
67%
Ensure a least privilege access model against personal data
67%
Conveniently conduct regular data protection impact assessments
42%
Quarantine, delete or relocate stale or misplaced personal data
33%
Quickly locate data that is no longer necessary or asked to be removed
33%


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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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