Privacy Program Management

With the advent of privacy laws and regulations proliferating across the globe, privacy program management software helps businesses achieve and maintain compliance. Formerly the SoftwareReviews GDPR Compliance category.

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TrustArc Teams Up With BigID
July 30, 2020

TrustArc is partnering with BigID to add protection of sensitive data to its roster of data privacy and compliance capabilities. The move closely follows a partnership announced by two other major players in the data privacy and governance space, OneTrust and Integris.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

OneTrust and Integris: Part II – The Integration
July 23, 2020

An acquisition borne out of its users’ primary needs, OneTrust’s recent integration with data discovery giant Integris optimally positions the privacy program management software vendor against competitors in the market.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Alation Launches Active Data Governance
July 10, 2020

Data intelligence software vendor Alation has made the move to emphasize data governance amongst its solution offerings to make the data catalog a dynamic platform for “a broad range of data intelligence solutions.”

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

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Proteus-Cyber

Proteus NextGen Data Privacy

Market leading Proteus® GDPReady™ is the first instance of the Proteus® NextGen Data Privacy™, a multi-standard privacy platform. It already supports the GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) processes on one platform and is able to include future privacy standards as they emerge. In-built templated articles provide the DPO with a ready-made suite of tools to model business processes, define what sensitive data exists and where it is, and perform multi-phase Data Privacy Impact Assessments.

8.8

Composite Score

8.9

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

87%

Likeliness to Recommend

24

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SAS Institute Inc.

SAS Personal Data Protection

Not only do customers and employees depend on you to protect their personal data, but certain regulations – including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – require you to do so to avoid harsh penalties. That’s why having the right technology in place is so important. SAS helps you with every step of the process, from gaining access to data sources to auditing the results.

8.0

Composite Score

8.1

CX Score

+81

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

42

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OneTrust

OneTrust Privacy Management Platform

OneTrust is the #1 most widely used privacy, security and third-party risk technology platform trusted by more than 3,000 companies to comply with the CCPA, GDPR, ISO27001 and hundreds of the world’s privacy and security laws. OneTrust's three primary offerings include OneTrust Privacy Management Software, OneTrust PreferenceChoice™ consent and preference management software and OneTrust Vendorpedia™ third-party risk management software and vendor risk exchange.

7.9

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8.4

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

73%

Likeliness to Recommend

24

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Informatica

Informatica Data Governance & Compliance Solution for GDPR

Informatica’s Data Governance & Compliance solution for GDPR helps you engage with key functions across business, IT, and data security to govern all types of data—cloud, on-premises, and big data—for GDPR compliance efforts. Our solution helps you on your path to compliance by identifying, defining, governing, and mastering data.

7.7

Composite Score

7.8

CX Score

+78

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

41

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Veritas

Veritas GDPR Solution

The Veritas General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) solution combines market-leading technologies and the expertise of our Professional Services advisors to lead you toward compliance.

7.6

Composite Score

7.5

CX Score

+72

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

16

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Proofpoint

Proofpoint Data Discover

Mitigate insider threats, reduce the impact of breaches, and comply with regulations. Accurately discover, monitor and protect sensitive data on file shares, data stores and SharePoint sites.

7.5

Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+77

Emotional Footprint

75%

Likeliness to Recommend

42

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TrustArc

TrustArc Privacy Management Platform

The TrustArc Privacy Management Platform is a SaaS solution designed to help manage compliance for privacy regulations, including the GDPR. The platform manages data inventory / mapping, risk and vendor assessments, PIAs / DPIAs, cookie consent, direct marketing consent, individual rights, and TRUSTe certifications. Select the modules you need, and add more at any time. Optional consulting and managed services are available to help with implementation and ongoing operations.

7.4

Composite Score

7.7

CX Score

+75

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

17

Reviews

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Smart Global Governance

Smart Global Privacy

Your intuitive and automated privacy compliance software that will minimize your effort, time and compliance costs, regardless of your level of compliance.

7.3

Composite Score

7.3

CX Score

+71

Emotional Footprint

72%

Likeliness to Recommend

41

Reviews

Varonis Systems

Varonis GDPR Patterns

Varonis protects your most sensitive information from insider threats.

7.2

Composite Score

7.1

CX Score

+69

Emotional Footprint

71%

Likeliness to Recommend

40

Reviews

BigID

BigID

BigID provides the centralized view into personal and private data distributed across data repositories required in order to meet EU GDPR requirements.

7.2

Composite Score

6.9

CX Score

+67

Emotional Footprint

68%

Likeliness to Recommend

29

Reviews

Nymity

Nymity GDPR Solutions

Empower your privacy office with the tools they need for the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation. Organisations operating in the EU have until May 25th, 2018 to achieve compliance with the GDPR. Nymity’s suite of GDPR solutions enable organisations to plan, implement, maintain and demonstrate GDPR compliance based on their priorities and program maturity.

7.0

Composite Score

7.2

CX Score

+72

Emotional Footprint

61%

Likeliness to Recommend

11

Reviews

Collibra

Collibra Data Governance Center

The Data Governance Center covers all key data governance and stewardship activities. One integrated product suite that empowers data stewards to become the trusted data authority and get more business value from data.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Dataguise

Dataguise DgSecure

Dataguise is the only vendor to provide end-to-end sensitive data audit and protection to help you meet General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance requirements quickly and maintain compliance as your business grows. Dataguise DgSecure empowers you with the ability to detect, protect, audit, and monitor sensitive data in near real time across your enterprise data repositories, both on premises and in the cloud—all from a single platform.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Egnyte

Egnyte Protect

Introducing a practical solution for data protection and regulation compliance. Egnyte Protect classifies and secures private data with ease and alerts admins to unusual data activity across the entire organization. Reduce the risk of a data breach by putting IT in complete control of all company content.

--

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--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

EPI-USE Labs

GDPR Compliance Suite for SAP

EPI-USE Labs has spent over thirty years in the SAP data space creating and developing advanced software solutions with proven track records. We’ve put our experience to work to develop the SAP GDPR Compliance Suite, to help you ready yourself for GDPR compliance - both reactively, and proactively.

--

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--

CX Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

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NextLabs, Inc.

NextLabs Inc. Data Rights Management

NextLabs Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM) is designed to protect data as it moves and is shared across today’s extended enterprise. With NextLabs data-centric security solution, any file type can be protected and accessed from any device to ensure secure collaboration. Users can access protected files through a web browser, mobile clients, or their native applications.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Protegrity Corporation

Protegrity Data Security Platform

The Protegrity Data Security Platform is focused entirely on helping your business achieve compliance with the PII protection elements of US Federal and State legislation (as of November 2010, 46 states have local data breach legislation in place in addition to federal statutes). US Federal regulatory requirements include the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), HIPAA-HITECH, GLBA, Sarbanes Oxley and others; equivalent legislation in Canada, the European Union, and other markets also apply to any business operating in or with customers in those markets.

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Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Software AG

Software AG Business and IT Transformation Platform

Software AG equips you with the means to quickly set up the knowledge base and process framework you need for achieving compliance by offering everything in one solution: business process analysis, enterprise architecture management, IT portfolio management and planning, and GRC practices.

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Composite Score

6.2

CX Score

+46

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Alation, Inc.

Alation

Alation incorporates machine learning to analyze the ways data is used and to identify patterns from those accessing information.

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Composite Score

10.0

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Automated Intelligence

AI.DATALIFT

AI.DATALIFT is one of the most powerful and intuitive data management platforms in the world. It provides businesses with insight and control over their data making it easy to comply with GDPR. Analyse, govern and report on your complete data estate to Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Californian Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) and Personal Credit Information (PCI) DSS compliant standards.

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--

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Likeliness to Recommend

0

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AVEPOINT INC

Avepoint Compliance Solutions

Trust is something that businesses must work to establish with their customers every day. Once lost, it is very difficult to regain. Trust requires accountability and transparency. Understand your current environment through data discovery and build a culture of compliance in which the business can say what it does to protect sensitive data, take action, and prove that appropriate controls are in place.

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--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

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Integris

Integris

Build a complete picture of your PI to manage notice and consent and subject rights requests.

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Composite Score

7.2

CX Score

+69

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

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Druva

Druva GDPR Compliance

Druva helps users comply by minimizing risks with full data visibility, access and compliance monitoring across data sources.

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--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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SecuPi

SecuPi

SecuPi's software platform augments business applications with the capabilities for meeting GDPR requirements.

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--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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TrustArc Teams Up With BigID
July 30, 2020

TrustArc is partnering with BigID to add protection of sensitive data to its roster of data privacy and compliance capabilities. The move closely follows a partnership announced by two other major players in the data privacy and governance space, OneTrust and Integris.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

OneTrust and Integris: Part II – The Integration
July 23, 2020

An acquisition borne out of its users’ primary needs, OneTrust’s recent integration with data discovery giant Integris optimally positions the privacy program management software vendor against competitors in the market.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Alation Launches Active Data Governance
July 10, 2020

Data intelligence software vendor Alation has made the move to emphasize data governance amongst its solution offerings to make the data catalog a dynamic platform for “a broad range of data intelligence solutions.”

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Ethyca’s Additional $13.5 Million in Series A Funding Drives Momentum for Automation Features
July 10, 2020

The industry’s first self-service privacy software solution Ethyca receives its second round of investor funding, aptly timed with the release of Ethyca Pro. The privacy management solution provides full automation capabilities for data mapping, data subject requests (DSRs), and consent management for various international privacy regulations.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

OneTrust and Integris: Part I – The Acquisition
July 10, 2020

To further capabilities in the data privacy space, top-tier vendor OneTrust has acquired Integris, another leading vendor within the data discovery and classification sphere. This is a two-part note that focuses on the acquisition and anticipated synergies between the two companies.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

SECURITI.ai Addresses the Privacy vs. AI Debacle With the Industry’s First AI-Powered Privacy Solution
July 01, 2020

AI-powered privacy is here to stay, driven by the innovative team at SECURITI.ai. The company injects automation through AI with its PrivacyOps solution, PRIVACI, taking the effort out of mapping out personal data within its various repositories.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

2B Advice Makes Moves to Support a Privacy-Aware Culture
June 29, 2020

The privacy management software space is rapidly becoming crowded with vendors all looking to add value. 2B Advice has released the most recent version (7.0) of its software, emphasizing the support tools needed to build a privacy-aware culture.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Proteus-Cyber Bridges the Gap Between Data Privacy and Threat Intelligence
June 26, 2020

Proteus-Cyber, a leading vendor within the privacy program management space, has added two standout features to its current privacy software offering. The Threat Intelligence feature tracks and links directly to CVEs discovered daily and can be integrated within the IT asset register of current Proteus-Cyber NextGen Data Privacy users.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Google Sets Limit on How Long It Will Store Some Data
June 26, 2020

In response to criticism over data collection practices, Google is introducing default deletion of location history in its web and application activities for new accounts.

Author: Christine Coz (Info-Tech)

IAPP’s 2020 Privacy Tech Vendor Report Highlights Data Subject Request (DSR) Feature
June 17, 2020

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) has released its 2020 Privacy Tech Vendor report, reviewing key software solution vendors within the space. This year’s report highlighted the recent addition of Data Subject Request (DSR) to the feature categories.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Varonis Moves Beyond Simple Data Classification to Provide a Privacy Perspective
June 08, 2020

In the data discovery and classification sphere, Varonis has long been associated with impressive features and a user-friendly approach to platform integration. The company takes things a step further by introducing the ability to focus on protection of personal data through a privacy lens.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Collibra’s FedRAMP Authorization Means Increased Opportunity to Partner With Government Organizations on Their Strategic Data Initiatives
April 13, 2020

On the heels of its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization, Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, now counts some of the leading US government organizations, such as the US Department of the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, in its customer base.

Author: Crystal Singh (Info-Tech)

Osano Applies for Certified-B Status
January 10, 2020

Osano recently released its SaaS privacy solution aimed at simplifying compliance and vendor assessments. The product feels familiar, but Osano’s ethical commitment sets it apart from the crowd.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

TrustArc Acquires Nymity, Seeks to Bolster Feature Set
December 18, 2019

TrustArc has announced the acquisition of Canadian counterpart, Nymity – a more boutique-style vendor known for its very high standard of privacy research, expertise which manifests in its product offering.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Collibra Announces Its Acquisition of Data Lineage Provider SQLdep
November 11, 2019

Data governance player Collibra recently announced the acquisition of SQLdep, a leading provider of automated data lineage.

Author: Crystal Singh (Info-Tech)

Proteus Helps Enterprises Document Privacy by Design
October 31, 2019

Privacy by Design (PbD) is a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement, but effective implementation requires deep insight into the operation and interconnection of various data collection processes. Thus, PbD can be difficult to document and demonstrate. However, Proteus may help.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Welcomed Training Provided by BigID
July 22, 2019

BigID launches a certification program, aimed to help users, administrators, and organizations demonstrate compliance.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Sick of Searching? TrustArc Automates Identifying Applicable Regulations
July 22, 2019

TrustArc’s introduction of Privacy Profile aims to solve an ongoing problem privacy professionals have: identifying all applicable regulations.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Quest Software’s Toad for Oracle SDP Addresses Data Privacy Compliance Challenges
July 12, 2019

Quest Software’s new add-on module, Toad for Oracle Standard Data Protection (SDP), automates the detection and remediation of potential violations of data privacy regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI.

Author: Frank Trovato (Info-Tech)

Varonis Report Identifies Widespread Shortcomings of Organizational Data Security Despite Increased Pressure of Regulations
July 04, 2019

Varonis reports that even after GDPR, businesses still are failing to effectively protect sensitive data.

Author: Celine Gravelines (Info-Tech)

Nymity Adds Data Subject Requests to Its List of Solutions
June 05, 2019

Nymity expands its product offering with the introduction of a new Data Subject Requests product.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Launch of Awareness Tracker by Nymity Signals a New Era of Privacy Software
June 05, 2019

Nymity expands its product offering with the introduction of new privacy compliance solutions.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Free Privacy Tool Released by RADAR, LLC
June 04, 2019

A new breach reporting requirements tool released by RADAR, LLC ensures that users stay up-to-date with their obligations.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Nymity’s Research & Alerts Receive Revamp
June 04, 2019

Privacy solution Nymity expands its product offering with the introduction of Next Generation Research & Alerts.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

Newcomer Duality Technologies Runner-Up at 2019 RSAC
April 08, 2019

Duality Technologies takes home second place at this year’s RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest for its SecurePlus platform, which enables collaboration of highly sensitive data.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

No Surprise: New Survey Confirms That Most Organizations Are Ineffective at Third-Party Risk Management
April 05, 2019

A new report published by the Ponemon Institute confirms that organizations are spending an increasing amount on third-party risk management, but are failing to realize much value for their efforts. Risk prioritization may be the solution.

Author: Kevin Peuhkurinen (Info-Tech)

OneTrust Acquires Regulatory Research Platform DataGuidance
March 25, 2019

OneTrust, a leading privacy management technology platform, has announced that they have acquired DataGuidance, a security regulatory research platform.

Author: Rita Zurbrigg (Info-Tech)

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