Additional Info

Company size (employees)100 to 499
Headquarters RegionNorth America


PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device, environment or location. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers worldwide, including seven of the top 10 financial institutions in the world, along with retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security and compliance. And, in 2021, PKWARE more than doubled its new subscriptions from last year.

Within PK Protect are five solutions to secure all parts of an enterprise:

• PK Discovery: Customers can find all their sensitive and private data, whether it’s on-premises, in the cloud in file servers, databases, data warehouses, and more. 100% of companies that have used PK Discovery say they found more hidden sensitive data, in places they never expected to.

• PK Classification: Systematic, enterprise-wise file classification simplifies compliance, improves end-user awareness of security policies, and makes other security technology more effective. PKWARE’s data classification solution helps organizations categorize data based on custom or predefined policies used to ensure the security of personal and sensitive data.

• PK Encryption: PKWARE dynamically encrypts data in motion or at rest by converting usable data into an unreadable form and providing decryption to those with proper access to reverse the process.

• PK Masking: Applying masking or redaction of sensitive information across petabytes of data allows it to be desensitized or protected while still remaining usable by business teams.

• PK Privacy: Using the methodologies, tools, and techniques provided by PKWARE, organizations can comply seamlessly with data privacy regulations within multiple jurisdictions. This allows enterprises to comply with all regulations across industries and locations.

How we are different

• PKWARE is the only data security company with a solution that protects sensitive data in every part of an enterprise - from large data repositories to endpoints. The PK Protect product suite gives customers peace of mind that their data security needs are being taken care of, so they can focus more on their overall business and less on making sure their data is secure. PK Protect eliminates data security gaps, automates the management and protection of sensitive information and meets data compliance goals – no matter where a company is located or what industry they are in.

• PKWARE partners with consulting and technology service providers, so customers that require customization in their IT solutions can get it. Administrators can define specific actions (or sequences of actions) to be applied based on file contents, file types, storage locations, user profiles, and other criteria. After all, data security is not a one-size-fits-all proposition - within a single organization, there can be dozens of security policies, hundreds of data types, and thousands of use cases. Some data might require encryption, while other data may need to be masked, redacted or deleted.

• PK Protect proved essential for companies at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and now, as they saw an unprecedented need to move to remote work quickly. And even now that restrictions are easing in parts of the country, enterprises are largely opting to keep a hybrid work environment. Remote working requires technology that makes it easier to move files across the organization, which became a necessity to keep businesses running during the sudden quarantine mandates. However, this technology increases insider risk, which is why enterprises turn to PKWARE in order to have an automated, end-to-end data security solution that protects data wherever it lives and moves.