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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

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%

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

Data Classification Framework Customer Research

Using Varonis to Classify GDPR-Related Content

Are or will you be using DCF to scan for GDPR-related content?

We have already started looking for personal data that will be subject to GDPR: 8%
We have not started, but we plan to: 33%
What's GDPR?: 33%

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

Delta View Campus Of Care

Introduction

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

“The Varonis Data Risk Assessment helped us identify our at risk, sensitive, and classified data and build a plan of attack to reduce the likelihood of a data breach.”

“Varonis has helped us track user abuse and security threats within our network of sensitive data.”

Challenges

Delta View Campus of Care experienced the following challenges prior to the Varonis Data Risk Assessment and the use of Varonis solutions:

  • Limited to no monitoring of privileged and end user access

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

Use Case

The profiled company has to meet the following compliance regulations:

  • HIPAA

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

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

Results

Delta View Campus of Care experienced the following benefits after their Data Risk Assessment:

  • Identifying at risk sensitive and classified data
  • Prioritizing remediation list
  • Improving regulatory compliance

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

  • DatAdvantage for Windows
  • DatAdvantage for Exchange
  • DatAdvantage for Directory Services
  • DatAlert

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

What was the biggest surprise from your risk assessment results?

The folders with global permissions and the effect upon user access when removed.

IT Director, Small Business Financial Services Company

Varonis Data Security Platform Customer Research

A Unified Data Security Platform

A large enterprise financial services company purchased the Data Classification Framework over other products for its convenience of using the Varonis platform for many security related tasks.



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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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