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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

The Ultimate Data Security Solution

Unmatched security, ease of use, and rule-based centralized control make PKWARE the clear choice for enterprise data protection.


Data Discovery

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.

  • Data Discovery
  • Data Classification
  • Encryption & Masking
  • Monitoring & Reporting
  • Automation

pkwareby theNumbers

34 Years
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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.


We’re proud to help find and safeguard the sensitive data of some of the largest, industry-leading companies who are committed to being responsible data stewards.

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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

Monthly Breach Report: April 2021 Edition

March was a big month for breaches and impacted some of the world’s largest companies and agencies. Massive Microsoft Vulnerability Rapidly Exposes Data of Tens of Thousands of Organizations A […]
Published: Apr 12, 2021

Solving Cloud and Entropy Problems for Government Agencies

Ten years ago, as part of the federal government’s push for IT modernization, the Office of Management and Budget released Cloud First. This initiative stated that the federal government had […]
Published: Apr 8, 2021

Growing Privacy Laws in the US: Adding Virginia’s CDPA

On March 2, 2021, Virginia became the second state in the United States—and the first state on the East Coast—to pass a data privacy law. The Consumer Data Protection Act, […]
Published: Mar 25, 2021

Monthly Breach Report: March 2021 Edition

It’s rare that a breach is successfully committed on such a scale that even the most inured security experts take notice. When a cyber-crime shocks experts, they delve in to analyze and understand how it was orchestrated and completed.
Published: Mar 12, 2021

What Makes Data Security Different from Data Privacy?

I have had the honor of working across various sectors throughout my career, including government, consulting, retail, technology, health care, and sales. Through all of these vastly different industries, a […]
Published: Feb 25, 2021

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