March 4, 2021

PKWARE Wins Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

PKWARE Wins Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Company’s data security platform recognized for ability to automate enterprise-wide data protection

MILWAUKEE – March 4, 2021 – PKWARE, a global leader in automated data security, today announced it has won three 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. PKWARE’s Data Security Platform was honored as part of the product and service segment of the program, and was awarded gold for the “Database Security” category, silver for the “Compliance Solution” category and silver for the “Data-centric Security” category.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition honoring companies, individuals and products that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The awards are produced by Cybersecurity Insiders in partnership with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of more than 400,000 cybersecurity professionals.

“It’s a great honor to work alongside so many talented people at PKWARE. I want to congratulate all of them on the hard work that led to this elite achievement, one of many great achievements for our valued employee community,” said Spencer Kupferman, CEO of PKWARE. “With PKWARE, our customers can easily automate the management of sensitive information across their organizations while meeting data compliance goals, which gives them the confidence to focus on the pressing needs of the business while PKWARE secures and protects their data.”

With more than 100,000 users worldwide, including seven of the top 10 financial services companies, PKWARE’s Data Security Platform detects sensitive data in files on endpoints, servers and beyond. As files are created and modified, the platform takes automated action based on company policy. It also has the unique ability to tailor data security solutions to the specific needs of each customer, depending on their industry. In addition, PKWARE provides a feature-rich framework for meeting requirements under GDPR, the California Consumer Privacy Act, PCI DSS, and other data protection laws and standards. This framework gives customers the ability to create tailored policies and workflows to meet their unique compliance goals or use PKWARE’s preconfigured policies to streamline implementation.

This is the second consecutive year PKWARE’s Data Security Platform was honored by the awards program, previously winning the “Data-centric Security” category and the “Compliance Solution” category last year.

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. To learn more, visit

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