Informatica, the world’s number one independent provider of data integration software, has announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Informatica Dynamic Data Masking the Most Innovative Security (Software) Product of the Year in the 2012 Global Excellence Awards. The security industry celebrated its 8th Annual Global Excellence Awards during an awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2012, in San Francisco by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry.
“Being recognised for offering the most innovative security software product of the year, in this coveted awards programme, further validates Informatica’s dedication to innovation and the delivery of excellent products for our customers,” says Adam Wilson, senior VP and GM, Information Lifecycle Management, Informatica. “This high honour is testament to the fact that Informatica Dynamic Data Masking is ahead of the curve when it comes to helping organisations successfully address a wide range of data privacy challenges, keep their data secure and maximise their return on data.”
Informatica Dynamic Data Masking, the industry’s first dynamic data masking solution and a component of the Informatica Platform, was selected for its innovation and excellence in enabling organisations to meet compliance requirements, protect personal and sensitive information and reduce the risk of a data breach. Informatica Dynamic Data Masking transparently provides real-time, policy-driven obfuscation of sensitive production data without requiring changes to the database or application. By masking and scrambling the data, Informatica Dynamic Data Masking prevents unauthorised users from viewing sensitive information and allows IT organisations to apply sophisticated and highly customisable data masking rules based on a user’s authentication level. Informatica Dynamic Data Masking can be implemented in days, not months, and is scalable across any size company and application environment.