This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals 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.
The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select PKWARE:
- Data tracking (discovery/classification)
- Custom data masking
The compliance measures that most influenced their decision to use PKWARE solutions:
The company protects these data types with PKWARE:
- Personal data (SSNs, race, religion, minors, etc.)
- Healthcare information
- Confidential files
They protect the data uncovered by PKWARE’s data discovery using:
- Access Control
- Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc)
They also use PKWARE functionality for data security with data protection (masking or encryption).
The immediate benefits they experienced following the deployment of PKWARE include:
- Met audit and compliance requirements
- Eliminated fines and fees associated with breaches
- Improved protection of PI/PII
They increased their data security by 75 – 90% since implementing PKWARE technology.
They saved 50 – 75% of time previously spent by moving from manually applied protection to PKWARE’s automated discovery and protection solution.