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Company (that provides the nominated product / solution / service)Spirion
Company size (employees)100 to 499
Type of solutionSoftware

In 3 bullets, summarize why this product or service is different from the competition and deserves recognition:

Visibility into all the sensitive data across your hybrid cloud: Spirion is recognized by leading industry analyst firms for its unique ability to help large enterprises determine what is “sensitive data” through customizable icons that display as file overlays viewable in Windows Explorer. This helps customers better understand where sensitive data resides so that they can take proactive measures to protect that data.
Unmatched speed and precision in sensitive data Discovery, Classification and Protection: Spirion offers the most comprehensive protection of data types and locations, including all documents, images and files; whether stored on desktops, laptops, servers or in the cloud. Spirion uses machine learning and analytics to rapidly identify and protect both structured and unstructured sensitive data. It gives its users unmatched speed and precision in data discovery and classification.
Automated discovery, classification and protection of data at rest and in use. Spirion helps data protection teams operationalize data protection policies and controls without over-dependence on users, and without unnecessary disruption of business. It seamlessly integrates with your existing IT infrastructure and increases the effectiveness of existing security solutions. For example, persistent classification metadata can be read by allied data protection systems for comprehensive protection.

Brief Overview

For organizations to protect important data they must understand it better — what qualifies as sensitive data, and where does it reside within the enterprise? Spirion is 100-percent focused on data discovery and classification, and helping it’s global customer base define and understand data and how it needs to be protected. Spirion’s platform offers automated data classification and helps organizations apply metadata tags to sensitive data, while offering persistent updates – as files update. Security teams can easily pinpoint business critical, regulated and sensitive data buried deep within the organization and persistently classify it, enabling the implementation of secure protection strategies, including shredding, redacting and encrypting.

Spirion also stands out due to its centralized management and easy-to-use interfaces and remote control. Automatic and fine-tuned classifications determine who has access, who uses the data and who owns the data as it’s created and moved. Users can create tags that remain with data to support user awareness. Additionally, Spirion’s open classification architecture makes 3rd-party integrations easy.

Thanks to Spirion’s automatic classification features, resource-intensive activities are reduced and data governance is enforced. Spirion empowers employees to add security classification based on set policies and alerts to activities associated with all sensitivity. Businesses around the world use Spirion to visualize, classify, monitor and proactively respond from a centralized enterprise dashboard.