SOURCE: Protegrity

Protegrity

February 26, 2009 09:30 ET

Defiance® Security Software Suite 4.6 Released

Expands Market-Leading Data Protection for Teradata® Enterprise Data Warehouse Environments With Extended Security Policy Management, Audit, and Encryption Functionality

STAMFORD, CT--(Marketwire - February 26, 2009) - Protegrity Corporation, a leading provider of Data Security Management solutions, today released Defiance Security Software Suite 4.6, the latest version of its award-winning data protection solution.

This release provides Teradata customers with large-scale deployments across industries including retail, financial services, travel, and tourism with tremendous advances in cost effective data protection. Teradata customers will benefit greatly from new and enhanced policy management functionality designed to speed deployment as well as ease management across large, multi-node environments. New file-based audit log collection functionality will extend customer control over security event auditing and reporting and complement existing streaming log file collection.

Since 2005, Teradata, the leader in enterprise data warehousing, and Protegrity have been global partners in the delivery of enterprise level data protection and management solutions that deliver database security to Teradata customers. In May of 2008, Protegrity announced unmatched data warehouse encryption performance with over 9 million encryptions per second on the Teradata platform. Teradata is a reseller of Protegrity's Defiance Suite.

In addition to enhancements on the Teradata platform in this release, z/OS customers will enjoy expanded data protection options with new partial-file encryption capability allowing selective encryption of contiguous parts of files in addition to existing whole file encryption options.

"Flexible, cost effective data protection options are an absolute requirement for large-scale enterprises, especially in light of the current economic environment," said Raul Ortega, Protegrity Vice President of Product Management. "The new features and functionality in Defiance Security Suite 4.6 represent Protegrity's continuing commitment to providing solutions that meet the needs of customers by maximizing enterprise data security within constrained IT budgets."

New and enhanced functionality in the Defiance Security Suite includes:

--  Enhanced security policy management with rapid deployment across
    multiple data protection points
--  Extended auditing and reporting with file-based security audit logs
--  Broadened mainframe platform support with partial-file encryption for
    z/OS
    

Designed to protect data, protect web applications, and manage data security, Defiance Security Suite is a true enterprise solution combining central management of security policy, key management, and alerting and reporting with distributed protection of data as it flows across disparate systems. Encryption, web application firewall, and enterprise security administration solutions enable organizations to achieve security and compliance while balancing operational requirements with the risk of data loss.

For more information on the Defiance Security Suite please visit www.protegrity.com or call 203.326.7200.

ABOUT PROTEGRITY

Protegrity delivers centralized data security management™ solutions that protect sensitive information from acquisition to deletion across the enterprise. Protegrity's customers maintain complete protection over their data and business by employing software and solutions specifically designed to encrypt data, safeguard web applications, and manage and report on security policy.

The company's singular focus is on developing solutions that protect data. Protegrity employees are security technology specialists with deep expertise in encryption, key management, web application firewalls and security policy in distributed environments. Maximize security with minimal business impact with Protegrity's Defiance® Suite, the high performance, transparent solution optimized for the dynamic enterprise.

To learn more, visit www.protegrity.com or call 203.326.7200.

Protegrity and Defiance are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Protegrity Corporation. Teradata is a trademark or registered trademark of Teradata Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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