Case Study

Federal Government

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Company Profile
Company:
Federal Government
Size:
Federal
Industry:
Government
Location:
N/A

Background:

This case study of a federal government is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a third-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges:

The cybersecurity needs that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:

  • Automation
  • Unauthorized file sharing or theft
  • Viruses / spyware

The compliance measures that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:

  • GDPR
  • PCI / DSS
  • CCPA / CPRA
  • TISAX
“With PKWARE’s data security technology, I have confidence that we are meeting our data compliance goals.”
Anonymous

Use Cases:

The following data types are protected with PKWARE:

  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)
  • Confidential files
  • Legal documents (patents, trademarks, etc.)

Data uncovered by PKWARE’s data discovery is protected with:

  • Access control
  • Encrypting
  • Redacting

PKWARE functionality for data security is used with these additional use cases:

  • Secure email with partners and customers
  • DLP enhancement
  • Data redaction

Results:

The company experienced these immediate benefits following the deployment of PKWARE:

  • Located and classified sensitive data
  • Met audit and compliance requirements
  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Satisfied customer and/or board mandates
  • Increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved 75 – 90% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution