Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

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Background

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.

Challenges

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:

  • GPDR
  • HIPAA

With PKWARE’s data security technology, I have confidence that we are meeting our data compliance goals.

Company Profile
Company

Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Size

Large Enterprise

Industry

Healthcare

Our Approach

Met audit and compliance requirements – Eliminated fines and fees associated with breaches – Improved protection of PI/PII.

Use Cases

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
  • Encrypting
  • Masking (redaction, de-identification, etc)

They also use PKWARE functionality for data security with data protection (masking or encryption).

Results

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.