Privacy Software

Privacy software is designed to maintain and enforce measures to protect the privacy of its users.​

The Data Quadrant is a thorough evaluation and ranking of all software in an individual category to compare platforms across multiple dimensions.

These include:

  • User Satisfaction Rankings
  • Business Value Scores
  • Vendor Capability Comparisons
  • Product Feature Evaluations

The Emotional Footprint is a powerful indicator of overall user sentiment toward the relationship with the vendor, capturing data across five dimensions.

These include:

  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Service Experience
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Product Impact
  • Negotiation and Contract

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Latest Research

SECURITI.ai Wins Innovation Sandbox Contest at RSA Conference
March 16, 2020

Startup security vendor SECURITI.ai wins RSAC “Most Innovative Startup” at the RSA Conference 2020 Innovation Sandbox Contest.

Author: Jimmy Tom (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)

Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition
December 31, 2019

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

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Privacy Software Products

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Bitdefender

Bitdefender Internet Security

An Internet Security Software company providing tools for home, office and cloud security.

8.5

Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

Reviews

Comodo

Comodo Advanced Endpoint Protection

Comodo AEP is the only endpoint security solution that provides immediate auto-containment of all unknown zero-day threats. Comodo's Advanced Auto-Containment System ensures your endpoints are protected against any current or unknown threat in the future.

7.4

Composite Score

7.9

CX Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

72%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

Reviews

Cyberscrub

CyberScrub Privacy Suite

CyberScrub started in 1999 as the leader in data security, privacy and data sanitization. We provide cost effective solutions for the complete erasure of data that is available to all consumers, industry and government clients, while playing a key fundamental role within user privacy and data security. Think of us as the data cleaners that use US military grade technology to securely delete and protect your legacy data before the bad guys find it.

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Composite Score

8.8

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Cybertron Software

Cybertron Privacy Eraser Pro

Clean Your Tracks & Protect Your Privacy. The all-in-one privacy suite, PC optimization and cleaning tool to protect your privacy and make your computer faster, secure and more efficient.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

east-tec

east-tec Eraser

east-tec Eraser is a privacy protection software that helps you protect your personal data, your offline and online privacy by helping you erase all files that store evidence of your computer and Internet activities. It will help you keep your PC clean by deleting impressive amounts of unnecessary data that is stored on your computer with or without your approval, contributing in this way to improving your computer’s performance and security.

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Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+38

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Privacy Badger

Privacy Badger is a browser add-on that stops advertisers and other third-party trackers from secretly tracking where you go and what pages you look at on the web. If an advertiser seems to be tracking you across multiple websites without your permission, Privacy Badger automatically blocks that advertiser from loading any more content in your browser. To the advertiser, it's like you suddenly disappeared.

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Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

ESET North America

ESET Internet Security

ESET is here to secure your computers and devices, protect your precious family pictures and data, and keep your company data safe. We protect users just like you across 200 countries worldwide, helping them to use and explore all the great opportunities of the Internet.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+73

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Trustsoft, Inc

TrustSoft HistoryKill

The original Internet privacy and security tool created during the first Internet boom of the late 90's. HistoryKill is celebrating its 20-year anniversary of being what CNN and PC WORLD calls a "Top Internet Privacy Tool."

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Solvusoft

WinSweeper

WinSweeper is privacy software that maintains security and confidentiality by removing traces of computer activity. Everything you do on your computer leaves a trace, and you can't cover your tracks simply by clearing your browser history. WinSweeper can significantly reduce your identity exposure risk by cleaning up your online activity as well as traces of your history that are stored in Windows and software applications.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Acesoft

Tracks Eraser Pro

Tracks Eraser is designed to clean up the unwanted data on your computer with one click. It allows you to erase the cache, cookies, history, typed URLs, autocomplete memory, index.dat of your browser, and Window's temp folder, run history, search history, open/save history, recent documents, etc.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

SpiderOak, Inc.

SpiderOak Software

SpiderOak software utilizes cryptographically-enforced compartmentalization so you can share and communicate safely. By removing server infrastructure and its support staff from your threat model, SpiderOak allows you to drive greater organizational success.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

FileStream Inc

FileStream WinSettings Pro

inSettings Pro gives you all the tools you need to keep your computer start up fast, clean without duplicate, junk, and temporary files,clean without broken registry, safe with system monitor warning for intruders, and safe with your privacy protected.

--

Composite Score

7.1

CX Score

-100

Emotional Footprint

11%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

GNU Privacy Guard

GNU Privacy Guard

GnuPG is free cryptographic software from the GNU Project which helps people ensure the confidentiality, integrity and assurance of their data.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

iolo technologies LLC

Privacy Guardian

Privacy Guardian is a desktop app you also install as a web browser extension that blocks access to your sensitive online data, device info and habits whenever you use the internet. The desktop app features a dashboard that lets you manage all of your Privacy Guardian settings, view attempts to track you and more, all in one convenient place. Privacy Guardian prevents online ad-trackers from following you around the internet and allows you to search and browse privately and anonymously. Even more importantly, Privacy Guardian thwarts efforts to gain vast amounts of your personal information based on your location, search history, shopping habits and more.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Jetico Inc.

BCWipe

Pure and simple data protection software for National Security, Compliance and Personal Privacy. Encrypt with BestCrypt & Wipe with BCWipe.

--

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

MetaCompliance Inc.

MetaPrivacy

MetaPrivacy is a cloud based privacy lifecycle management system that delivers an automated best practice approach to data privacy compliance.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

NetApp

NetApp Data Protection

Prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, and modification of data stored across your enterprise—on premises or in the cloud. NetApp solutions help you: Comply with stringent government regulations, such as GDPR. Manage data security efficiently across storage tiers—including hybrid cloud.

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Composite Score

7.5

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

4

Reviews

The Tor Project, Inc.

Tor Browser

The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Microsoft Windows, Apple MacOS, or GNU/Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained (portable).

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+50

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Storagecraft Technology Corp

StorageCraft Data Protection

Organizations keep their critical information always safe, accessible, and optimized with StorageCraft’s data protection, data management and business continuity solutions. StorageCraft’s powerful data protection offerings deliver instant, reliable, and complete data recovery and eliminate downtime.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Steganos

Steganos Privacy Suite 20

Steganos Privacy Suite 20 combines the award winning Steganos Security software products Steganos Safe and Steganos Password Manager with added features that are only available in the Privacy Suite.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

SolarWinds

Continuous Data Protection

SolarWinds MSP (formerly LOGICnow) develops continuous data protection software that helps MSPs back up, restore and manage customer data from a single cloud-based dashboard. "Continuous data protection preserves a record of every transaction that takes place in an enterprise", TechTarget explains, promoting faster and more thorough recovery of lost or corrupted data.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

SoftCity

Smart Privacy Cleaner

You protect your computer from outside threats. Now protect the information inside your computer. Simply run Smart Privacy Cleaner to find and eliminate privacy threats located in your computer.

--

Composite Score

10.0

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

0%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Privacy-Now

Privacy-Now

Privacy–Now, available on cloud or on–premise, helps you to implement your GDPR and privacy compliance project and to easily manage and maintain it over time, resulting in accelerated achievement of the compliance objective, optimization of the related investment and elimination of the risk of regulation breaches and related costs.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

ParetoLogic Inc.

ParetoLogic Privacy Controls

Privacy Controls is a powerful tool for permanently and effectively erasing unwanted files and browsing history from your computer. Remove confidential files from your system and overwrite them to prevent recovery, ensuring optimal protection of your personal information. Privacy Controls scans for files that may contain personal information related to your internet browser, chat programs and more.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Brave Software

Brave Browser

Much more than a browser, Brave is a new way of thinking about how the web works. Brave is open source, and built by a team of privacy focused, performance oriented pioneers of the web including the inventor of Javascript and co-founder of Mozilla.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

All Research

SECURITI.ai Wins Innovation Sandbox Contest at RSA Conference
March 16, 2020

Startup security vendor SECURITI.ai wins RSAC “Most Innovative Startup” at the RSA Conference 2020 Innovation Sandbox Contest.

Author: Jimmy Tom (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)

Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition
December 31, 2019

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

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)

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)

Weighing the Price of a Data Breach: FTC Fines Facebook and Equifax in the Same Week
July 24, 2019

The US Federal Trade Commission announced both a $5-billion settlement with Facebook and a $575-million penalty against Equifax in the same week. Both were for data breaches – the Equifax case affected 147 million people, and the Facebook incident 87 million. So why is Facebook being hit with the heavier penalty?

Author: Brian Jackson (Info-Tech)

Winning Buzzword Bingo With AWS Deep Learning Containers
April 01, 2019

Amazon’s AWS Santa Clara Summit ‘19 has been chockful of exciting product announcements, including AWS Deep Learning Containers, a service that provides Docker images that will simplify deployment of TensorFlow or ApacheMXNet workloads for training deep learning algorithms (at least according to Amazon).

Author: Jeremy Roberts (Info-Tech)

Train to Gain: Training the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals
December 21, 2018

Academia often struggles to keep up with the evolving cybersecurity landscape, and employers often note that the technical and soft skills learned in education programs lack real-world application. It involves both education and corporate training to build a strong cybersecurity workforce.

Author: Michelle Tran (Info-Tech)

NetApp Is the Storage Comeback Kid. Should You Care?
April 09, 2018

NetApp is the storage comeback kid. In just over two years NetApp has gone from drowning under to riding the waves of change that are disrupting the storage industry. If you have previously written off NetApp it may be time for another look.

Author: John Sloan (Info-Tech)

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