Prudential Financial implements Vormetric data security technology

Source: Vormetric

Vormetric, the leader in data security management and enforcement solutions, today announced that its Vormetric Data Security Expert solution has been selected by Prudential Financial, (NYSE:PRU) to provide encryption and other security services with respect to targeted customer data.

Vormetric Data Security Expert is the flagship solution offered by Vormetric, a leader in data protection since its founding in 2001. The solution combines high-performance, file-level encryption with access control, encryption key management, operating system environment protection, and granular auditing capabilities. Prudential Financial serves clients with an extensive variety of insurance plans.

"We take protecting personal information seriously. Vormetric Data Security Expert gives us a modular ability to effectively encrypt server-based data at rest, and manage that protection effectively," said Thomas Doughty, chief information security officer at Prudential. "Future scalability to apply this solution where additional needs may arise was a significant consideration."

Vormetric Data Security Expert encrypts and protects both databases and the accompanying files of personal correspondence that are stored after processing through a file imaging application. Doughty also pointed out that the Vormetric implementation has ample capacity to scale up and take on additional data security assignments from the company without significant additional hardware investment.

"We are very proud that Prudential, one of the truly great names in financial services, selected Vormetric to be its partner in securing vital customer information," said Vormetric CEO & President Richard Gorman. "Vormetric's unique and transparent approach easily solves the toughest data security challenges in the smallest amount of time."

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