April 25, 2024

PKWARE Honored as a Stevie® Award Winner in 2024 American Business Award

PKWARE Honored as a Stevie® Award Winner in  2024 American Business Award

Milwaukee – April 2024: PKWARE, a global leader in automated data security, was named a Stevie® Award winner in the Cybersecurity Solution category in the 22nd Annual American Business Awards® today.

PKWARE’s PK Protect platform discovers and protects sensitive data at rest or in motion, and in structured and unstructured environments, proving an imperative security measure for enterprise organizations. PK Protect for z/OS, part of the PK Protect platform, empowers organizations to accurately discover and protect their critical data stored in large VSAM clusters, sequential (extended and GDG), Partitioned (and extended), and Tape data sets on IBM Z mainframes.

“PK Protect for z/OS embodies our commitment to innovation and data security excellence. This solution not only reflects our expertise in mainframe security but also our relentless pursuit of safeguarding our customer’s most critical assets.”

Spencer Kupferman

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes were submitted this year for consideration.

What The American Business Award Judges Said About PK Protect for z/OS

“PK Protect for z/OS solves the problem of finding and protecting sensitive data on their IBM Z mainframes. It offers unmatched accuracy in discovering and safeguarding critical information across various data sets. This empowers businesses to comply with regulations, minimize data breach costs, and identify sensitive data across environments. PK Protect helps reduce manual efforts, support internal policies, and prepare for future security challenges.”

“PK Protect for z/OS is a robust solution for data security on IBM Z mainframes, offering unique features like SchemaLink Technology. It solves the issue of sensitive data duplication, replication, and proliferation. It offers a secure method for managing personally identifiable information (PII). It is specifically designed for IBM Z mainframes, which sets it apart from many other data security solutions and not much competition.”


PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device or environment. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers, including many of the world’s largest financial institutions, retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security, and compliance.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2024 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

Media Contact
Sarah Fellner
VP, Global Marketing

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