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It’s time to rethink data breaches. While network and device centric security efforts are important, they leave security gaps which often go undetected and remain exploitable. Regulators, auditors, partners and customers are increasingly demanding that enterprises encrypt their data...Read PDF
Smartcrypt equips businesses with a data security solution that protects files and information, even if they have been moved outside the organization. Whether on smartphones, cloud storage services, or other external storage systems and environments, Smartcrypt enables organizations of all kinds to apply persistent data protection to their sensitive information...Read PDF
The Smartcrypt SDK provides easy access for developers and architects to a host of encryption systems, algorithms, key interfaces and formats. Available in multiple languages on multiple platforms, the SDK handles all of the complexity and heavy lifting of the most well vetted and available cryptographic services...Read PDF
Technical specifications and other key info on Smartcrypt and other PKWARE solutions.
Smartcrypt Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) protects sensitive information at rest on enterprise servers, ensuring compliance with a wide range of regulatory requirements and customer privacy mandates. Smartcrypt TDE secures file and application data without application changes, additional infrastructure or professional services. No endpoint software is required and user experience is unaffected...Read PDF
The stakes get higher every day. External security threats grow increasingly sophisticated and unpredictable. Internal controls become more complicated and challenging to implement. When data breaches do occur, the financial and PR damage can take years to repair. Security managers around the globe are facing the unavoidable truth that network and device protection is not enough. True information security requires persistent data-level protection, so that information remains inaccessible even after a security breach...Read PDF
Available for both structured and unstructured data, the Smartcrypt SDK integrates at the data access layer of the application (not the database or storage layer), ensuring information is encrypted on capture and only decrypted when being displayed by an authorized application or device...Read PDF
Organizations face a daily challenge to make data available to their customers and employees while also ensuring that this data is secure from internal and external threats.Read PDF
In-depth analysis of data security issues, business trends, and emerging technology.
Recent high-profile data breaches have demonstrated beyond question that network and device protection is not enough. True information security requires persistent data level protection, so that files and folders remain secure even after they leave a company’s systems...Read PDF
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation will fundamentally alter the way businesses and other organizations collect, store, and use personal information...Read PDF
The stakes are getting higher every day. External security threats grow increasingly sophisticated and unpredictable. Internal controls become more complicated and challenging to implement. When data breaches do occur, the damage can take years to repair...Read PDF
New York’s 23 NYCRR 500, a set of cybersecurity mandates and recommendations for the financial services industry, took effect on March 1, 2017. The law is the first of its kind in the United States and represents an early step in what may become a nationwide movement to improve data security through increased regulation...Read PDF
When organizations face data security challenges, PKWARE has the right solutions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for safeguarding sensitive patient data, and also secures information exchanged between hundreds of partners at the federal and state level, as well as with universities and private businesses. As a result, there is zero tolerance for security breaches, and CMS must comply with ever-changing regulatory requirements...Read PDF
A major healthcare software provider, despite its industry-leading reputation, recently found itself under pressure to enhance its data security capabilities. Many of the company’s largest customers had begun to request that it build strong encryption into its Electronic Health Records (EHR) software...Read PDF
In 2014, one of the largest banks in the country suffered a data breach that compromised millions of customer records. The large-scale theft of unencrypted data resulted in significant SEC fines and a loss of shareholder and consumer confidence...Read PDF
In one of the country’s largest cities, a government agency faced a series of challenges as it struggled to manage a rapidly increasing volume of secure data traffic...Read PDF
A high-profile federal government agency, tasked with ensuring the safety of millions of travelers each day, recently found that its data security policies had several significant weaknesses....Read PDF
Solution Sheets by Industry
Industry-specific solutions that address today’s most significant data security challenges.
Doing business with government agencies means you have to comply with increasingly stringent security standards and requirements. Smartcrypt meets the encryption standards and regulations mandated by the U.S. Federal Government. Sensitive information is secure and the risk of lost revenue is eliminated...Read PDF
Smartcrypt helps banking and financial services companies tackle the challenge of increasing volumes of data. Insure that sensitive information remains secure and that SLAs are exceeded to reduce spending...Read PDF
As volumes of data continue to grow, IT budgets have been reduced, financial transaction settlement windows are contracting, and compliance-driven requirements are becoming more complex. You need a tailored solution that can address the problem without burdening your already constrained IT budgets and resources...Read PDF
Whether you’re handling settlement, customer master, or general ledger files, your organization needs to exchange huge volumes of sensitive information. You need a solution that can respond to multiple security requirements with your IT budget constraints in mind...Read PDF
By protecting and compressing data, Smartcrypt helps banking and financial services organizations tackle the challenge of efficient data consolidation. Storage space is conserved. Sensitive information is secure. All without added infrastructure costs for you or your IT partners...Read PDF
Solution Sheets by Mandate
Find out how PKWARE can help you meet government mandates and industry requirements.
Smartcrypt fully addresses the standards outlined in FIPS 140-2 by strongly encrypting the data itself. PKWARE's own FIPS mode setting ensures only FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography is used and it avoids the need for setting disruptive operating system FIPS policy settings...Read PDF
To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare industry, vast amounts of patient information are being handled electronically. Therefore, there is an increased need for stronger data security...Read PDF
OMB M-06-16 requires all federal government agencies and departments to secure sensitive information that is accessed remotely or stored off-site. This includes information that is physically transported outside of an agency’s perimeter, including information transported on removable media...Read PDF
In February of 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act applies to “HIPAA covered entities and their business associates that access, maintain, retain, modify, record, store, destroy, or otherwise hold, use, or disclose unsecured protected health information...”Read PDF
PKWARE’s Smartcrypt ensures that sensitive customer data remains secure within your organization’s network as it travels from user to user and platform to platform. Smartcrypt’s data-centric approach to security makes meeting specific requirements of PCI DSS easy...Read PDF
With Smartcrypt, financial services organizations and their service providers can improve data security while ensuring compliance with 23 NYCRR 500...Read PDF
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new cybersecurity law that will take effect in the European Union in May 2018. The law introduces both new rights for EU citizens and new obligations for companies that collect, use, or process the personal information of EU citizens...Read PDF
Solution Sheets by Use Case
Get the details on Smartcrypt’s revolutionary capabilities for encryption and key management.
As more organizations adopt end-to-end encryption solutions, their DLP processes and technology have become less effective. This has resulted in more blocks and redirects which slows down business velocity...Read PDF
Smartcrypt is the only offering that reduces and secures data with portability and interoperability across all major operating systems and devices. One solution, not several point products, handles structured and unstructured data for immediate access across your extended enterprise...Read PDF
Exponential growth in enterprise electronic data, demands on data retention periods and an increased cost focus have led to a "perfect storm" in data proliferation...Read PDF
In order to efficiently and effectively respond to business needs, large amounts of potentially sensitive data are exchanged frequently within an organization. Smartcrypt’s data-centric approach to security ensures that strong encryption is applied to the data and remains with it in storage...Read PDF
PKWARE’s Smartcrypt provides seamless key management in order to avoid direct user access to keys, key-rings, and public/private key files, etc. It allows encryption to be managed on an owner/recipient level, which avoids common key sharing and access issues...Read PDF
PKWARE’s Smartcrypt is a revolutionary data security solution that persistently protects critical information, even when it moves outside the organization...Read PDF
PKWARE developers and sales teams have worked with numerous customers to add easy-to-use encryption that covers PCI requirements and extends security for the way today’s business share, store and access data...Read PDF
An important part of an effective data security strategy is not only protecting your sensitive data, but also ensuring the right individuals within your organization can access it at any time. Smartcrypt allows IT administrators to ensure data availability across your organization...Read PDF
Smartcrypt safeguards PHI at rest and in motion with persistent file level security that stays with the data, regardless of storage location or transfer method...Read PDF