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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

Medium Enterprise Consumer Services Company Overwhelmed by Stale Data

Introduction

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

“We were surprised by the volume of stale data found in our environment.”

Challenges

Experienced the following challenges prior to the Varonis Data Risk Assessment and the use of Varonis solutions:

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

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

  • Prove risk in the environment
  • Experience the product before buying

Use Case

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

  • Folders having inconsistent permissions: “on the radar”
  • Stale enabled users: “on the radar”

Results

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

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

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

  • DatAdvantage for Windows
  • DatAlert
  • Data Transport Engine

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

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

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

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”

Results

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 Metadata Framework Customer Research

Access Monitoring and Visibility Biggest Data Security Challenges

What were your data security challenges prior to Varonis?

Limited to no monitoring of privileged and end user access
80%
Limited to no visibility into permission structure
68%
Overexposed sensitive & classified data
57%
Overabundance of stale data
43%
Plagued by ransomware hitting our file shares
15%
Failed audit
13%
Suffered a data breach
5%

Data Classification Framework Customer Research

Why did you pick DCF over other products?

Context (permissions, activity, ownership identification)
55%
Ability to alert on unusual activity through DatAlert
53%
Ability to incrementally scan new and changed files
45%
Accuracy
27%
Ability to take automated action (quarantining through DTE)
16%
Speed
15%
Other
24%

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Fact

A medium financial services company would agree that Automation Engine was able to fix access control issues faster than any other solution they have seen.

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

The number of events and activities that DatAlert can monitor is amazing.

IT Professional, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company



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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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