SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, today announced the release of Vormetric Protection for Teradata Database. An extension of the Vormetric Data Security Platform, this new product adds data-at-rest encryption capabilities for the Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse, enabling Vormetric customers to meet regulatory compliance initiatives, such as PCI-DSS 3.0 and HIPAA/HITECH, secure personally identifiable information (PII) and help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data.
"We welcome Vormetric into our partner program. Vormetric's solution represents an additional option of protection so that customers can take advantage of their ability to secure data at rest," said Scott Collins, vice president, global alliances and strategic partnerships, Teradata.
Vormetric Protection for Teradata Database simplifies the process of employing column-level encryption in the Teradata Database across the Teradata Workload-Specific Platform Family. The product reduces complexity for developers by offering documented, standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) and user-defined functions (UDFs) for encryption and key management to secure data at rest.
"This is the latest powerful and simply implemented data-at-rest security solution added to the Vormetric Data Security Platform," said Derek Tumulak, Vice President of Product Management for Vormetric. "Our single platform continues to extend to meet our customers' data-at-rest security and compliance needs across the extended enterprise, enabling a data-centric security strategy that is consistent across the organization and saves time, money and resources."
The Vormetric Data Security Platform has expanded over the last two years from transparent structured and unstructured data encryption with access controls, to also include application-level data encryption, data access audit logging, external encryption key management, tokenization with dynamic data masking and now protection for Teradata databases within a single infrastructure and management environment.
Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that protect data-at-rest across physical, big data and cloud environments. Vormetric helps over 1500 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 30, to meet compliance requirements and protect what matters — their sensitive data — from both internal and external threats. The company's scalable Vormetric Data Security Platform protects any file, any database and any application's data —anywhere it resides — with a high performance, market-leading solution set. For more information, please visit: www.vormetric.com.