September 13, 2016 09:08 ET

SECUDE to Sponsor Mars, Inc. and Microsoft Presentation at SAP® TechEd® on Keeping Critically Sensitive Data Safe When It Exits SAP Systems Using SECUDE Halocore

ALPHARETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2016) - SECUDE, an SAP partner and an innovative data security provider specializing in security for SAP® software, today announced that it is sponsoring a speaking session at SAP TechEd®. Mars, Inc. and Microsoft will present a case study at the conference detailing how Mars, Inc. has enhanced its data security by implementing SECUDE's Halocore Solution. Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food and other food products with $33 billion in annual sales in 2015. It is ranked as the 6th-largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes.

SAP TechEd is being held September 19-23, 2016 in Las Vegas. SECUDE will showcase its solution, Halocore, and its capabilities in protecting SAP data, to conference attendees at booth 510.

The Mars, Inc. case study will be presented on Wednesday, September 21st at 3:15pm in the Bellini room 2105. Matt Pecorelli, Senior Security Manager at Mars, will provide an overview of how the company secured sensitive personnel data extracted from SAP solutions using SECUDE Halocore and Microsoft RMS. The presentation will discuss Mars' business challenge and its solution of leveraging Halocore's unique integration with SAP, and Halocore's integration with Microsoft RMS, to ensure that personally identifiable information (PII) is secure after leaving the SAP software environment.

Additionally, SECUDE will provide case-study session attendees a chance to win an iPhone 7+.

"We thank Matt for his willingness to share Mars' Halocore success story at this year's SAP TechEd," said Larry Massey, Chief Executive Officer, SECUDE Americas. "Security is and will be the center of any IT implementation. We are eager to discuss Halocore's capabilities in addressing critical security concerns with the conference attendees."

The SAP TechEd conference focuses on technology with an emphasis on collaboration and hands-on workshops, going beyond technical education.

About SECUDE -
SECUDE is an innovative global provider of IT data protection solutions for customers using SAP solutions. The company was founded in 1996 as a partnership between SAP AG and Europe's largest application-oriented research organization, Fraunhofer Institute in Germany. SECUDE helps customers protect sensitive data from loss or theft and to meet legal and industry requirements and guidelines. Since 2011, SECUDE has been a member of the SAP PartnerEdge® program and an SAP distributor in Germany and Switzerland. SECUDE's solutions enable enterprises that run SAP to identify sensitive data exports from SAP applications with intelligent classification and secure information with strong encryption and fine-grained permission policies, allowing it to be safely accessed, stored and shared inside the enterprise and across cloud and mobile platforms. Today, SECUDE is trusted by a large number of Fortune 500 companies, including many DAX companies. With offices in Europe, North America and Asia, SECUDE embraces global IT security.

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Contact Information

  • For press inquiries and more information contact:

    Brittney Liburd
    SECUDE Americas
    +1 (347) 490-8839

    Joanne Hogue
    Smart Connections PR
    +1 (410) 658-8246