AdExchanger: What does Protegrity do, in a nutshell?
SUNI MUNSHANI: We’re an enterprise data security company. Our approach is to help companies reduce the surface area of the data itself. At most companies, some of the data is made available in their system, but we tokenize the data so that it’s simply not there. There’s nothing to hack.
A firewall is not going to protect you from a disgruntled employee inside the company or a careless employee who might have their username or password written down on a scrap of paper on the inside of their iPad cover.
That’s why we manage the velocity of the data and the character of the data. If it’s out of place or accessed out of turn, we see that and it triggers certain actions. The data itself is also protected.
How is your solution different from what else is out there?
Others focus on access control, authorization and other forms of monitoring of use. We fundamentally secure the data itself.
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