Gartner Names Voltage Security a Visionary in 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology

New Report Highlights Need for Organizations to use Data Masking to Protect Sensitive Data at Rest and in Transit from Insider and Outsider Abuse

Cupertino, CA – January 20, 2014 – Voltage Security today announced that Gartner Inc. has positioned the company as a Visionary in its recently published “2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology.”1 Voltage Security was also positioned the furthest for ability to execute and completeness of vision in the Visionaries quadrant. Magic Quadrant placements are determined after rigorous evaluation along two primary axes: completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Voltage’s industry leading data masking technology is a key component in its Voltage SecureData™ Enterprise  products which provide a comprehensive approach to enterprise data de-identification. Voltage SecureData Enterprise helps enterprises neutralize breach impact through the use of Voltage Format-Preserving Encryption™ and Voltage Secure Stateless Tokenization™ technologies.

“We believe this recognition from Gartner is a major validation of our industry-leading data de-identification technology and reflects the value our global enterprise customers, including some of the world’s largest financial service firms, payment processors and retailers, continue to find in our solutions,” said Mark Bower, vice president of product management, Voltage Security.

In the report Gartner recommends that enterprises “engage key enterprise stakeholders — especially in risk management, privacy, compliance and auditing roles — in the adoption and implementation of data masking processes.”2

“Gartner’s recommendation that enterprises make data masking technologies and best practices an integral part of the enterprise data management process is right on the money, and we feel supports our commitment to providing reliable, technically innovative, cost-effective, data-centric encryption and tokenization solutions,” continued Bower.

Complimentary Copy of Gartner 2013 Data Masking Magic Quadrant

Voltage is making complimentary copies of the data masking MQ available to any qualified recipient. To download your copy, please go here.

Voltage SecureData Enterprise Named Best Encryption

In related news, Voltage SecureData Enterprise was recently named the 2013 Readers’ Choice Bronze Award winner in the Best Encryption category by the editors of TechTarget’s Information Security Magazine and SearchSecurity.com.

According to Robert Richardson, editorial director of SearchSecurity.com, “Voltage Security was edged out by a hair’s breadth to land the bronze and in fact enjoyed the highest score in the group for scalability, along with excellent scores for ease of use and integration.”

Voltage SecureData Enterprise products provide complete data protection, PCI  scope reduction and enablement of secure analytics. It includes Voltage Format-Preserving Encryption, Voltage Secure Stateless Tokenization technology, Voltage Stateless Key Management, and data masking to address the entire lifecycle of sensitive data as it moves through the enterprise and beyond. It also extends data protection beyond organizational borders, enabling protection of data shared with partners, suppliers, and outsourcers.

It’s the only comprehensive data protection solution that secures data as it is captured, processed, and stored across a variety of devices, operating systems, databases, and applications used by enterprises, merchants, and service providers.

 

About Voltage Security

Voltage Security®, Inc. is the world leader in data-centric encryption and tokenization. Voltage provides trusted data security that scales to deliver cost-effective PCI compliance, scope reduction and secure analytics.  Voltage solutions are used by leading enterprises worldwide, reducing risk and protecting brand while enabling business. For more information see www.voltage.com.

1, 2 Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology by Joseph Feiman, Brian Lowans, published December 12, 2013

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