Verdasys and TITUS Deliver Integrated User-Driven Data Tagging and Watermarking to Verdasys Cloud-Based Managed Security Service for Information Protection

RSA Conference 2013

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Verdasys, provider of Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions for Global 2000 and mid-sized companies, and TITUS, a leading provider of information security and data governance software, today announced an extension of their successful partnership to deliver advanced user-based classification as a fully integrated service in the recently launched Verdasys Managed Service for Information Protection (MSIP).

Verdasys MSIP is the first cloud-based, turnkey managed service for complete IP and insider threat protection. TITUS user-based classification enables superior discretion over the identification and management of sensitive documents, while assuring end user accountability with real-time decision support and fully-auditable activity logs. The announcement is made at the RSA Conference 2013 at the Moscone Center Feb. 25-March 1.

Verdasys and TITUS announced a partnership in 2011 to add integrated user classification to the Verdasys Digital Guardian® EIP platform, used to secure some of the world’s most proprietary and valuable data. Today's announcement extends integration to Verdasys MSIP, a turnkey managed service built on Digital Guardian that allows organizations such as finance, manufacturing, technology, pharmaceutical and defense to quickly implement a best-of-breed data security program without costly investments in supporting infrastructure or staff. The TITUS-based MSIP "User Classification Module" extends Verdasys' content and context-based classification capabilities to include multiple user-driven and auditable metadata options from TITUS, including TITUS Message Classification (TMC), TITUS Classification for Microsoft Office(TCO) and TITUS Classification for Desktop (TCD).

According to Tim Upton, President and CEO of TITUS, "With MSIP, Verdasys brings over a decade of data loss prevention expertise to enable advanced, risk-based protection from both internal and external threats. We're very pleased to be partnering with them to again offer integration of our classification products in this innovative new service."

Verdasys President and CEO Jim Ricotta added, "With TITUS, we can offer our managed service customers powerful, user-driven information classification, metadata tagging and electronic data watermarking capabilities that are unequaled in providing discretion over the identification and management of sensitive documents." With the added capabilities of TITUS delivered through Verdasys MSIP, a team member can, for example, add a "trade secret" design feature to a file and re-classify it as “SECRET” by simply invoking User Classification, thus, instructing MSIP agents to enforce a more restrictive policy limiting file access to only the internal design team.

Verdasys MSIP with integrated TITUS user-based classification is deployed, configured and administered by Verdasys data security experts through the MSIP Secure Cloud, eliminating the need for substantial investments in infrastructure and specialized staff in order to put into action the type of data security and intellectual property protection previously accessible only by the world's largest companies.

Verdasys is at the RSA Security Conference Booth 2738; TITUS is at Booth 1017.

About TITUS

TITUS is a leading provider of security and data governance software that helps organizations share information securely while meeting policy and compliance requirements. With over 2 million users worldwide, our solutions enable enterprises, military and government organizations to classify information and meet regulatory compliance by securing unstructured information. Products include TITUS Classification, the leading message, document and file classification and labeling solutions that enhance data loss prevention by involving end users in identifying sensitive information; TITUS Mobile, a mobile email solution for securely sending email and viewing attachments on mobile devices; and the TITUS family of classification and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. TITUS solutions are deployed within over 500 organizations around the world, including Dow Corning, United States Air Force, NATO, Pratt and Whitney, Canadian Department of National Defence, Australian Department of Defence, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, visit www.titus.com

About Verdasys

Verdasys (http://verdasys.com) provides Enterprise Information Protection solutions and managed services to secure sensitive data and assure the integrity of business processes, enabling midsize and global businesses to successfully compete in collaborative and mobile environments. Digital Guardian, a Leader in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention, is a proven technology platform that provides complete, policy-based data lifecycle monitoring, classification, control and forensics on endpoints and servers, virtual machines and enterprise applications, networks, mobile devices and cloud environments. Digital Guardian protects IP and regulated data from compromise by insiders, contractors, partners and targeted cyber attacks. Since 2003, millions of Digital Guardian agents have been deployed to protect critical data for global leaders in financial services, insurance, technology, manufacturing and healthcare industries.

Contacts

For Verdasys
Betsy Kosheff, 413-232-7057
bkosheff@verdasys.com
or
For TITUS
Nicole Baker, 613-820-5111, x155
Nicole.Baker@Titus.com

Release Summary

Verdasys and TITUS partner to bring advanced user-based classification as a fully integrated service in the recently launched Verdasys Managed Service for Information Protection.

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Contacts

For Verdasys
Betsy Kosheff, 413-232-7057
bkosheff@verdasys.com
or
For TITUS
Nicole Baker, 613-820-5111, x155
Nicole.Baker@Titus.com