GreenSQL Included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology 2013
GreenSQL Dynamic Database Masking Positioned as a Niche Player
TEL AVIV, Israel, December 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
GreenSQL, http://www.greensql.com, the unified database security and compliance
company, announced today that it has been included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data
Masking Technology(1), in the first ever Magic Quadrant for Data Masking that includes
Dynamic as well as Static Data Masking providers.
Published on December 12, 2013 by analysts Joseph Feiman and Brian Lowans, Gartner’s
Magic Quadrant for Data Masking solutions states that “Adopting data masking helps
enterprises raise the level of security and privacy assurance for non-production and
production environments. At the same time, data masking helps enterprises meet compliance
requirements with the security and privacy standards recommended by regulating/auditing
GreenSQL provides Real-time Database Firewall, Database Activity Monitoring and
Dynamic Data Masking for production environments, to secure sensitive data stored on
databases. Its masking technology enables masking of any sensitive and Personally
Identifiable Information (PII) accessed from application screens, reports, development and
DBA tools. Data is dynamically masked based on easy-to-use masking policies. Most
importantly, no changes are required at the database or application layers.
“It’s been a great year for GreenSQL. Together with our other accomplishments, we’ve
been chosen by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Security in the Infrastructure Protection
Category for 2013(2) back in April. Now we are again excited and proud to announce that we
have been included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant, positioning us as a player in the data
masking market, alongside other prestigious vendors. As a company already successfully
serving many of our customers to ensure that their sensitive data is even more secure with
GreenSQL, we feel our Dynamic Database Masking technology has now gained additional market
recognition from Gartner,” stated Amir Sadeh, CEO and Co-Founder of GreenSQL.
GreenSQL is one of the 15 data masking technolgy providers evaluated by Gartner. In
the process of defining the participants in the Magic Quadrant, Gartner assessed suppliers
across a wide range of criteria and interviewed a number of customers of each supplier.
Alongside its Dynamic Data Masking, GreenSQL also provides easy to install, use, and
maintain database security and compliance solutions covering both internal and external
threats, such as employee theft and SQL injection. The technology is affordable without
compromise, providing user-friendly database activity monitoring and database security
technology, making GreenSQL one of the most popular database security products, with more
than 130,000 downloads worldwide. The main benefits of the solution are:
- Blocks SQL injection attacks - Protects personally identifiable, sensitive information and intellectual property in real time - Complies with PCI DSS, HIPAA and SOX - Simplifies use with easy to install, configure and manage software - Accelerates database performance - Scales as a company expands, providing continuous database security using existing policies
1. Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology 2013; Published: 21 December 2013 by
Feiman, Joseph; Lowans, Brian.
2. Cool Vendors in Security: Infrastructure Protection, 2013
[http://www.gartner.com/id=2446417 ], Published: 23 April 2013 by Wagner, Ray; MacDonald,
Neil; Orans, Lawrence; Pingree, Lawrence; Girard, John; Feiman, Joseph; Sears, Don
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GreenSQL, the Database Security and Compliance Company, delivers ready-to-use database
security solutions. GreenSQL’s integrated Database Security, Monitoring and Masking
functions are easy to use and quick to implement. Founded in 2009, GreenSQL is now the
world’s leading installed database security solution for Windows Azure, SQL Server, MySQL,
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