STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protegrity, the leading provider of data-centric enterprise data security solutions, announced that it has been identified as a representative vendor in the Gartner "Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection" report.1 Gartner identified Protegrity as a vendor operating across all five data silos (database, file storage, Big Data, Software-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and offering solutions in six of the seven DCAP capabilities profiled in the report:
- simple monitoring & alerting
- integrates policies across all silos covered
- data classification
- integrated data discovery
- application user access control
- data protection policy enforcement
“By 2020, data-centric audit and protection products will replace disparate siloed data security tools in 40% of large enterprises, up from less than 5% today,” according to the Gartner report. “Security and risk management leaders must use data-centric audit and protection products to mitigate threats and compliance issues to critical data.”
“Protegrity welcomes its inclusion in the latest Gartner ‘Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection’,” said Suni Munshani, CEO of Protegrity. “Companies are breached daily even when they turn on every security feature across the separate products they use. Silo-based security is failing at an alarming rate because it doesn’t scale, is hard to implement across multiple silos, and offers inconsistent protection. That’s why organizations need to take a data-centric approach to data protection.”
The Protegrity Data Security Platform is designed with a modular deployment architecture and centralized controls. The Enterprise Security Administrator (ESA) provides central control of policy, key management, auditing and reporting. The policy created and maintained in ESA is deployed to points where data is secured with Protegrity’s data protectors and gateways that provide blanket protection in complex, heterogeneous environments, utilizing various data protection methods, including Protegrity Vaultless Tokenization (PVT), encryption and masking.
Gartner’s complete Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection is available as a free download via the Protegrity web site.
About Protegrity: Proven Experts in Data Security
Protegrity is the only enterprise data security software platform that leverages scalable, data-centric encryption, tokenization and masking to help businesses secure sensitive information while maintaining data usability. Built for complex, heterogeneous business environments, the Protegrity Data Security Platform provides unprecedented levels of data security certified across applications, data warehouses, mainframes, big data, and cloud environments. Companies trust Protegrity to help them manage risk, achieve compliance, enable business analytics, and confidently adopt new platforms. For additional information visit www.protegrity.com.
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1 Gartner "Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection" by Brian Lowans, Marc-Antoine Meunier, Brian Reed, Deborah Kish, Merv Adrian, and David Anthony Mahdi, 21 March 2017
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