DENVER, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CipherPoint Software, Inc., provider of data security for platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint and Office365, today announced the availability of CipherPoint Eclipse™ Data Security API in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
With the Data Security API, organizations have the ability to identify, secure, and audit any sensitive data in the Cloud. As businesses accelerate the adoption of Microsoft Azure for custom applications, SharePoint farms and other use cases, they can utilize CipherPoint Eclipse data security capabilities for any Azure workload or cloud application to maintain their data security and privacy compliance posture. Further, CipherPoint Eclipse for Microsoft Office 365, which utilizes the API, will also be available in the Microsoft SharePoint App Store in the near future.
"Securing data in your cloud applications should be front and center," says CipherPoint CEO Mike Fleck, "and encryption with integrated access control is critical to preventing data breaches. By enhancing the data security available from and for the Microsoft Cloud, we have made it incredibly convenient to provide data security as a web service for any sensitive data in Microsoft Azure."
The CipherPoint Eclipse data security platform which underlies the API includes a centralized security policy manager and the ability to enforce policies using software agents, cloud security gateways and API clients. The platform provides data discovery, transparent encryption at rest and in use, role-based and attribute-based access controls, and real-time activity logging. CipherPoint seamlessly secures information as it moves among data center, private and public cloud use cases.
The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling finished Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and premium datasets. "In today's environment, our mutual customers rely on proactive and automated security and compliance controls such as CipherPoint Eclipse to help keep data private," said Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased that CipherPoint has taken this step to make its solutions available from Microsoft Azure to provide additional data security and privacy compliance capabilities."
About CipherPoint Software: CipherPoint centrally identifies, secures, and audits access to sensitive and regulated unstructured data on-premises and in the cloud. The CipherPoint solution is unique in keeping privileged IT administrators and outside attackers that target IT level access from being able to view sensitive information. CipherPoint products are easy to deploy and manage, and scalable to meet the needs of large organizations. For more information, visit http://www.cipherpoint.com/msazure/.
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Mike Fleck, CEO
CipherPoint Software, Inc.
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