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Dataguise

September 29, 2015 08:00 ET

Dataguise Announces Comprehensive Big Data Security for Microsoft Azure HDInsight

Dataguise Integrates DgSecure With Azure HDInsight to Detect, Audit, Protect and Monitor Sensitive Hadoop Data

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2015) - Dataguise, a leading provider of data-centric discovery and data protection for Hadoop and other big data environments, today announced integration with Microsoft Azure HDInsight to support improved security and compliant Hadoop deployments on Microsoft Azure. Now integrated with Microsoft Azure's HDInsight Hadoop distribution, Dataguise DgSecure™ helps organizations safely unlock the benefits of big data with a precise security solution for detecting, auditing, protecting, and monitoring sensitive data assets in real time. DgSecure makes data security for Azure HDInsight painless by delivering a one-stop, out-of-the-box solution with the highest levels of protection.

The combination of Azure HDInsight and DgSecure allows organizations to deploy high-availability Hadoop distributions in the cloud with complete end-to-end security where environments can scale elastically on demand. Essential capabilities in DgSecure include the industry-first ability to detect sensitive data regardless of its data type or location, define its relationship to other data, prevent unentitled access and provide monitoring for complete data privacy assurance.

Without writing a single line of code, Azure HDInsight customers can use DgSecure to detect where sensitive data resides across Hadoop deployments of any size. The solution's auditing functions provide visibility on what sensitive data is connected to and co-mingled with, as well as who is accessing it. Once identified and analyzed, the data can be protected at the element level with masking or encryption strategies. Azure HDInsight repositories can also be policed 24/7 by DgSecure to prevent unwelcome access by unapproved parties.

"With the processing and storage of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in Azure HDInsight repositories, it is critical that all sensitive data be identified, protected and monitored to ensure adherence to compliance mandates," said JT Sison, VP, Marketing for Dataguise. "Already in widespread use by Fortune 500 companies across industries, DgSecure is a proven data-centric Hadoop security and compliance solution that addresses the security concerns of data in these distributions."

"With Azure HDInsight you can spin up a Hadoop cluster in minutes and deploy in Windows or Linux," said Lance Olson, Partner Group Program Manager for HDInsight, Microsoft's Hadoop-as-a-Service offering in Azure. "Dataguise DgSecure scales to meet user requirements for security without impacting functionality or performance, allowing users to gain the full value of this solution. Dataguise will be a welcome addition to the Microsoft Partner Network and end-customers of HDInsight worldwide."

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About Dataguise
Dataguise is a leading provider of data privacy protection and compliance intelligence for sensitive data assets stored in both Big Data and traditional repositories. The company's comprehensive and centrally managed solutions allow companies to maintain a 360 degree view of their sensitive data, evaluate their compliance exposure risks, and enforce the most appropriate remediation policies, whether the data is stored on premises or in the cloud. Dataguise is recognized as a visionary by one of the world's leading analyst firms for its ability to help its customers to reduce the risk of data breaches and to remain compliant with regulations designed to protect personally identifiable information (PII) such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), and the Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS. For more information visit: http://dataguise.com/.

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