Business Wire

Thales Empowers Organisations to Simplify the Discovery, Protection and Control of Sensitive Data

Share

Thales today announced the launch of the CipherTrust Data Security Platform, the industry’s first unified data protection solution that enables organisations to discover, protect, and control their most sensitive data wherever it resides. The new platform helps solve key challenges they face today. These include data security complexity caused by multi-cloud adoption, evolving global and regional privacy regulations, as well as the risk of data breaches from external and internal threats.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005046/en/

Copyright Thales

Copyright Thales

Drawing from years of data protection innovation, Thales has built the CipherTrust Data Security Platform to seamlessly unify data discovery, classification and data protection, along with strong access controls and centralised key management. The ‘all-in-one’ platform combines the best of Thales’s Vormetric and SafeNet KeySecure technologies to give organisations the power to keep sensitive data secure on premises or in the cloud while reducing costs and maintaining the highest levels of compliance assurance.

“CipherTrust Data Security Platform unifies the most critical elements of data security – data discovery, protection and control – into one integrated platform, providing powerful tools to address the evolving global and regional privacy regulations as well as the uptick of cloud adoption intensified by remote working,” said Todd Moore, Vice President, Encryption Solutions, Thales. “In addition to the external challenges of data protection, our new platform also helps reduce the operational complexities many organisations face, especially as businesses work to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This evolution of security through simplicity is exactly what organisations require now and for the future.”

Solving the Complexity Problem

Highly-distributed workforces, evolving regulations and technologies, infinite data growth and the exploding use of multi-cloud services puts sensitive data at risk, and makes data security even more challenging. According to the 2020 Thales Data Threat Report - Global Edition, organisations use 29 different cloud services on average. Lack of visibility and operational complexity has resulted in organisations not knowing where all of their sensitive data is stored. This concern around complexity (identified as the number one barrier to security by nearly 40% of the 2020 Thales Data Threat Report-Global Edition respondents) is simplified with the CipherTrust Data Security Platform.

“Complexity is one of the main barriers to deploying data security more broadly, in part because overall data security remains fairly specialised and siloed, forcing enterprises to manage multiple vendors and point products,” said Garrett Bekker, Senior Research Analyst, Information Security at 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, in the report, ‘Thales unites KeySecure and Vormetric product lines under CipherTrust Data Security Platform.’ “With the launch of CipherTrust Data Security Platform, Thales is looking to simplify the delivery of data security with one of the broadest data security portfolios in the market, spanning most flavours of encryption (application, database, server, file), vaulted and vaultless tokenisation, masking, key management, cloud key management, and HSMs and most recently, data discovery.”

Discover and classify sensitive data in the cloudand on-premises

As more enterprise applications and data move to the cloud and companies seek to improve scalability and deliver remote capabilities for their workforce, IT organisations will be challenged to have a holistic view of their data. As part of the platform, CipherTrust Data Discovery and Classification enables organisations to discover and classify sensitive data, as well as remediate, from a single pane of glass. Organisations can understand risks, uncover gaps, and make better decisions about both third-party data sharing and cloud migration. In addition, the solution provides a comprehensive set of built-in classification templates for commonly requested data privacy and security regulations, such as the GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but is flexible enough to handle custom policies based on specific patterns and algorithms.

Protect sensitive data anywhere with advanced encryption and tokenisation

According to IDC, more than 175 zetabytes of data will be created by 2025, and today more than half of all corporate data is stored in the cloud. To address the complexity of where data is stored, the CipherTrust Data Security Platform offers strong capabilities for securing and controlling access to sensitive data in databases, files and containers. Specific technologies include:

  • CipherTrust Transparent Encryption – encrypts data across on-premises, cloud, database, file, and Big Data environments with comprehensive data access controls and detailed data access audit logging that can stop the most malicious attacks;
  • CipherTrust Database Protection – provides transparent column-level encryption of structured, sensitive data residing in databases, such as credit card, social security numbers, national ID numbers, passwords and email addresses;
  • CipherTrust Application Data Protection– offers APIs for developers to quickly add encryption and other crypto functions to their applications, while SecOps controls the encryption keys;
  • CipherTrust Tokenisation– offers application-level data tokenisation services in two convenient solutions that deliver customer flexibility--Vaultless Tokenisation with policy-based Dynamic Data Masking and Vaulted Tokenisation; and
  • CipherTrust Batch Data Transformation – provides static data masking services to remove sensitive data from production databases so compliance and security concerns are alleviated when sharing a database with third parties for analytics, testing, or other processing.

Control and centralise management of encryption keys

The accelerated adoption of encryption has led to the need to manage a far larger number of encryption keys across traditional data stores and multiple cloud environments. Proper management of encryption keys is paramount for data security because if keys are stolen, the encryption is rendered useless, and if they are lost the data is digitally shredded and cannot be recovered. This is why many organisations struggle with managing different key management solutions. CipherTrust Data Security Platform’s enterprise key management enables businesses to centrally manage and establish strong controls over encryption keys and policies for data encrypted on-premises and by cloud services. Specific technologies include:

  • CipherTrust Manager– centralises keys, management and data access policies for all CipherTrust Data Security Platform products and is available in both physical and virtual form factors that are up to FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliant;
  • CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager– offers cloud bring you own key (BYOK) life cycle management for many Infrastructure, Platform- and Software as a Service cloud providers;
  • CipherTrust KMIP Server – centralises key management for the standard Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) commonly used across storage solutions; and,
  • CipherTrust TDE Key Manager – centralises key management for encryption found in Oracle, SQL, and Always Encrypted SQL.

Industry insight and views on the latest data security trends can be found on the Thales blog. Follow Thales on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.

About Thales

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a global technology leader shaping the world of tomorrow today. The Group provides solutions, services and products to customers in the aeronautics, space, transport, digital identity and security, and defence markets. With 83,000 employees in 68 countries, Thales generated sales of €19 billion in 2019 (on a pro forma basis including Gemalto over 12 months).

Thales is investing in particular in digital innovations — connectivity, Big Data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity — technologies that support businesses, organisations and governments in their decisive moments.

PLEASE VISIT

Thales Group

Security

Contact information

PRESS

Thales, Media Relations
Security
Constance Arnoux
+33 (0)1 57 77 91 58
constance.arnoux@thalesgroup.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Smiths Detection Inc. receives a $90.8M IDIQ contract to manufacture Joint Chemical Agent Detector Adapter for US Department of Defense22.10.2020 16:00:00 CESTPress release

Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI), a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, announced it will initiate manufacturing of the Solid Liquid Adapter (SLA) following an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) award, worth potentially $90.8M over a maximum nine (9) year ordering period, with the US Department of Defense (DoD). The SLA adds new and expanded detection and identification capabilities to Joint Chemical Agent Detectors (JCAD), one of the DoD’s largest chemical detection programs in history. JCAD fitted with an SLA (JCAD SLA) gives the SLA operator the ability to both test for illicit drugs, including opioids such as fentanyl, and detect explosive compounds – without compromising the conventional chemical warfare agent detection capability of the JCAD. Speaking about the newly developed technology, Smiths Detection Inc. President, Shan Hood, said, “The SLA leverages existing technology, extending both capabilities and the life-cycle of widely deplo

Hilton Effect Foundation Reveals 2020 Grants and Achieves $1 Million in Global COVID-19 Community Response Efforts22.10.2020 16:00:00 CESTPress release

The Hilton Effect Foundation announced today its 2020 Hilton Effect grantees, which include community-based organizations playing a direct role in COVID-19 pandemic recovery efforts. Through these grants and donations already made by the Foundation, which serves as Hilton’s primary philanthropic arm, the Foundation has now awarded more than $1 million dollars in COVID-19 community response efforts. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201022005724/en/ Hilton Effect Foundation reveals 2020 grants and achieves $1 million in global COVID-19 community response efforts. (Graphic: Hilton Effect Foundation) “A core part of the Hilton Effect Foundation’s work is to support our communities around the world through both good times and bad,” said Kate Mikesell, president, Hilton Effect Foundation. “From the very start of the pandemic, we have been listening to community leaders about the direct and indirect challenges they ar

Andersen Global Adds Chancery Chambers to Caribbean Platform22.10.2020 15:30:00 CESTPress release

Continuing to add breadth to the organization’s coverage in the eastern Caribbean region, Andersen Global enters into a Collaboration Agreement with legal firm Chancery Chambers in Barbados. Founded by Partner Sir Trevor Carmichael, Chancery Chambers is ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners and has substantial public and private sector experience at the national and international level. The firm’s full-service capabilities include national and international arbitration, corporate and commercial, employment law, banking and finance, aviation law, environmental law, intellectual property, insurance, M&A and real estate, specializing in tax advisory, corporate advisory and litigation. “We remain dedicated to being a benchmark organization for quality and best-in-class client solutions, and we believe the best way to accomplish this is by investing in our people and in our firm,” Sir Trevor said. “We are focused on the future and laying the groundwork for the next generation. Our collabor

Moody’s Retires Green Bond Assessment Product in Light of Market-Leading Second - Party Opinion Service Available from its Affiliate Vigeo Eiris22.10.2020 15:18:00 CESTPress release

Moody’s announced today that it has retired its Green Bond Assessment (GBA) product in light of the market-leading Second-Party Opinion (SPO) Service for sustainable bonds provided by its affiliate Vigeo Eiris (VE). This move follows the recently announced formation of the Moody’s ESG Solutions Group and last year’s expansion of Moody’s ESG capabilities with investments in VE, a global pioneer in ESG assessments, data, tools and sustainable finance; and Four Twenty Seven, a leader in climate risk analysis. VE offers a range of leading sustainable finance solutions, including a recently-enhanced SPO service for green, social, sustainability, and transition bonds as well as issuer sustainability ratings that provide an in-depth and forward-looking evaluation on a company’s sustainability credentials. In view of VE’s market-leading SPO product, Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) has retired the GBA product and has withdrawn all outstanding GBAs today. “The sustainable bond market has been on

IAVI, Merck, and Serum Institute of India Join Forces to Develop Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19 and Ensure Prompt and Equitable Global Access22.10.2020 15:00:00 CESTPress release

Today, IAVI, a nonprofit scientific research organization dedicated to addressing urgent, unmet global health challenges, and Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of vaccines and biologics, announced an agreement with Merck, a leading science and technology company, to develop SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) co-invented by IAVI and Scripps Research as innovative interventions to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement builds on the advanced antibody discovery and optimization expertise of IAVI and Scripps Research, gained from years of experience in HIV broadly neutralizing antibody research and development, and on Merck’s and Serum Institute’s significant capabilities in design and scale up of accelerated manufacturing processes for mAb production. The global development plan is being led by the three organizations in partnership. The two companies have broad networks across complementary geographic areas that will be crucial to reach gi

MANSCAPED™ Goes Global, Offering Below-The-Waist Grooming Products to 1 Billion Consumers Worldwide22.10.2020 15:00:00 CESTPress release

Male grooming. In this day and age, these two words can - and should - mean trimming and tidying up all areas of a man’s body, including the nether regions. You may have thought about it, or even partaken in this all-important activity and reaped the results! But was it as enjoyable as it was effective? And, more importantly, were you equipped with the right tools for the job? This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201022005418/en/ The leader in male below-the-waist grooming is now shipping its sought-after collection of precision engineered tools, unique formulations, and accessories to the European Union. (Photo: Business Wire) If you are not already familiar with the pioneer below-the-waist grooming and hygiene brand, let us formally introduce you to MANSCAPED™. This California-based startup has single-handedly disrupted the men’s grooming industry and created a completely new category in the consumer packaged goo