Identify and Protect Data

in Snowflake

A key partner of PKWARE since its founding, Snowflake provides enterprise users with a revolutionary data warehouse platform built entirely in and for the cloud to easily gather, unify, analyze, and share governed data. The unique features and capabilities of Snowflake make it simple to implement in modern data engineering, data sharing, data warehousing, test, and analytics workflows and use cases.

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Eliminate Sensitive Data Vulnerability with PK Protect

Snowflake’s technology combines the power of data warehousing, the flexibility of big data platforms, the elasticity of the cloud, and live data sharing at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. But it’s important to be able to safely and efficiently store, transform, and analyze data in the cloud. PKWARE excels at identifying and protecting sensitive, personal, or private data in Snowflake to provide unmatched data protection while empowering data-driven insights.

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Vast Data Stores

Define sensitive data policies for all distributed data held across locations and devices

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Protect Sensitive Data Everywhere

Protect all sensitive data in Snowflake regardless of the cloud provider.

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Compliance and Comprehensive Reporting

Maintain compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA, CCPA, GDPR, and more

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Confidence to Scale for All Data Sizes that Snowflake Can Manage

Distribute security services for Snowflake data warehouses in the cloud to enhance data management, performance, and scalability

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Differentiated Encryption/Masking

Precise element-level protection through various high-performance masking or encryption techniques

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Range of Protection

Secure structured, semi-structured, and fully unstructured data formats alike

Standards-Based
Data Protection and Beyond

Automated discovery and protection mean that all data can easily and seamlessly be scanned, and sensitive data protected. All sensitive elements in production environments are protected with military-grade 256 BIT AES encryption. PK Protect offers multiple masking options to intelligently protect non-production or lower environments.

Comprehensive
Coverage

With a broad range of tools to cover data ingest, data at rest, and data for analytics, PK Protect has been tested and certified with Snowflake for privacy protection and support across all data types.

Complete
Strategy

PK Protect covers all bases, securing file formats, structured data, semi-structured data, and fully raw unstructured data at the element level. Sensitive data is identified the moment it enters your company’s environment and stays secure as authorized users access the data or as it mixed with other data in your Snowflake data warehouses.

Explore the PK Protect Suite

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Data discovery and protection solutions that locate and secure sensitive data
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Find data wherever it lives in the enterprise
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Categorize data for tagging and reporting
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Irreversible yet auditable protection
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File encryption for both protection and analytics
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Manage retention policies and fulfill DSAR
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Frequently Asked Questions
PK Protect is a plug-and-play seamless data-centric security solution that requires zero coding.
PK Protect scales with your company using the servers already deployed. A lightweight agent is installed on the edge node for job submission and communication back to the PK Controller
PK Discovery locates all sensitive data whether structured, semi-structured, or unstructured and uses its intelligent algorithms to identify it in any context. All sensitive data—as defined by your company’s policies and according to all major regulations—currently in your Snowflake data warehouses will be rapidly identified when scanned. New sensitive and personal data will be also identified as it enters. Based on your policies, PK Masking and PK Encryption apply technologies to appropriately de-identify all sensitive data while retaining their inherent value for test and analytics.
PK Protect offers over 40 different ways to intelligently mask sensitive data in non-production systems. PK Protect is uniquely equipped to fully detect and protect all sensitive data in non-production environments, so analytics and testing can run fast and non-stop, delivering faster results for rapid, actionable business insights. The one-way transformation allows a lightweight and more secure alternative to encryption, allowing analytics, development, and testing to be performed on the masked data while ensuring security.