Case Study

Global 500 Financial Services Company

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Company Profile
Company:
Global 500 Financial Services Company
Size:
Global 500
Industry:
Financial Services
Location:
N/A

Background:

This case study of a Global 500 financial services company is based on a December 2020 survey of PKWARE customers by TechValidate, a third-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges:

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

  • Automation
“PKWARE is a great product. Enough said.”

Use Cases:

The organization is protecting the following data types with PKWARE:

  • Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)
  • Confidential files

They protect the data uncovered by PKWARE discovery using:

  • Access control
  • Encrypting

The business uses PKWARE functionality for data security with these additional use cases:

  • Reporting on file contents and activity
  • Most used for compressing files with PKZIP (command line version)

Results:

Immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of PKWARE included:

  • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Improved protection of critical information
  • Data security increased by 25-50% since implementing PKWARE technology
  • Saved up to 25% of time by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution