Vormetric Protects Big Data Platforms with Encryption

High performance, scalability make for transparent data security in large Hadoop, Cassandra, and MongoDB environments.

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Vormetric, Inc., a company focused on enterprise encryption and key management, now secures now secures structured and unstructured information stored in big data platforms including Hadoop, Cassandra, and MongoDB with its Vormetric Encryption solution.

Unlike relational databases, these new technology platforms --used to store and analyze huge volumes of data from social networks, customer behavior, sensors, IT systems, and other sources -- do not have basic security controls. Vormetric ensures that data in these platforms is protected from unauthorized disclosure; the solution also removes custodial risk associated with infrastructure providers and administrators.

Vormetric Encryption helps enterprises transparently encrypt and control access to big data -- repositories that introduce a new and large target for malicious parties seeking to compromise private data. If hackers compromise an enterprise's perimeter defenses, they can gain unrestricted access to a wealth of data stored in one place. Vormetric Encryption puts controls on the data itself to establish a comprehensive extra layer of security.

Protecting sensitive data in big data environments augments Vormetric Data Security’s existing ability to protect structured and unstructured data in Linux, Unix, and Windows environments. With Vormetric, enterprises can unify encryption policy and key management for Big Data across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures using a single system.

Vormetric Encryption with support for Hadoop, Cassandra and MongoDB is available immediately. More information is available at www.vormetric.com.