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The world’s accomplishments depend on data security. PK Protect is the most comprehensive enterprise data protection suite ever created, allowing businesses to eliminate security gaps, take control of sensitive data and meet the most stringent data compliance requirements. Learn More

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Sensitive data cannot be adequately protected if you don’t know what it is and where—or if—it exists in your enterprise, across files, folders, and repositories on premises or in the cloud. The first step is accurate data discovery.

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PKWARE is an award-winning provider of comprehensive data security solutions incorporating data discovery, classification and protection in automated, policy-driven workflows for enterprises worldwide. PKWARE invented the ZIP file format and has a 30+ year legacy of innovation.


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Taking the Guesswork Out of Protecting Sensitive Data in Email

What businesses then find themselves searching for is the ability to establish policies that can ensure sensitive data sent both internally and externally can be protected in the prescribed manner that complies with corporate policies and/or privacy regulations. In short: transparency of interaction that protects the data rather than interrupting user actions.
Published: Jul 29, 2021

Excited about PCI DSS 4.0?
We Are—Here’s Why

After what feels like a long time coming (in fact, PKWARE first blogged about this in January 2020), PCI DSS 4.0 is now currently slated for release in Q1 of […]
Published: Jul 22, 2021

Ransomware on the Rise: Who’s at Risk and How You Can Prepare

The recent proliferation of high-profile ransomware attacks proves that threat actors are not slowing down, and they don’t care who they attack in the search of a big pay day. […]
Published: Jul 15, 2021

Monthly Breach Report: July 2021 Edition

There is an ever-increasing breadth in the types of targets of data breaches in 2021. Extracting and exposing individuals’ sensitive personal data that is key to large brand and government […]
Published: Jul 9, 2021

Making Data Compliance Personal with New Privacy Laws

It seems like just yesterday I was blogging about the latest state data privacy law, Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA), and already there’s a new one to discuss. On […]
Published: Jun 24, 2021

Are State-Level Privacy Laws Sustainable Long Term?

Since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) implementation more than three years ago, individual US states have struggled to pass their own data privacy laws. In fact, only two states […]
Published: Jun 17, 2021

Monthly Breach Report: June 2021 Edition

Ransomware and cybersecurity were certainly a hot topic in the United States during the month of May when a cyberattack forced operations at Colonial Pipeline to shut down. The pipeline […]
Published: Jun 3, 2021

When Users Don’t Care about Data Security

“Users don’t care.” This is a sentence that I heard recently, and it resonated with me because it is frighteningly accurate: Research has shown that typical business users don’t care […]
Published: May 27, 2021

Monthly Breach Report: May 2021 Edition

Breaches in 2021 continue to become more sophisticated and even more bizarre. The amounts of reported stolen personal data have been extraordinary. On those counts, April 2021 held up the […]
Published: May 10, 2021

The RoPA Problem and How Data Discovery Can Help

Anymore, individuals with a job title such as privacy manager/analyst, compliance manager/engineer, or anything in data governance or data security will very likely be faced with records of processing activities […]
Published: Apr 29, 2021

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