Sotero's Gains Strong Market Traction in All Areas
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Sotero's Gains Strong Market Traction in All Areas

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 18, 2021

Sotero Protect, the company’s core software, received major improvements, including anomaly detection and malicious user prevention capabilities. This capability enables organizations to detect and quarantine suspicious data and malicious users in real-time, allowing them to respond to real-time threats.

FREMONT, CA: Sotero, a leading innovator in comprehensive data protection with a focus on data accessibility, reported that the company is gaining traction in all areas. Its rapid growth began with the raising of 5 million dollars from Gutbrain Ventures, Boston Seed Capital, and PBJ Capital for its Data Security as a Service Platform, as well as the introduction of Sotero Opaque, the first field-level data protection solution that encrypts data in use, data at rest, and data in motion across all data stores.

“Our customers can confidently use, share, and store their data without worry that data will be leaked or compromised. Sotero’s Data Security as a Platform Service enables organizations to query, analyze, transact, and transfer data that remains encrypted throughout the process, without introducing latency or impacting user experience. Our breakthrough solution is unlocking the full value of data and powering growth for healthcare, finance, technology and SaaS companies.” said Purandar Das, CEO, and Co-Founder, Sotero.

With the addition of two industry veterans to Sotero’s board of advisors, Patrick Dineen, Global CIO of Nielsen, and Carol Meyers, former CMO of Rapid 7, and technology integration collaborations with Yellowbrick Data and Actian, the company’s momentum continued.

“Sotero has expanded its support for a broad range of data stores including big data platforms. Our partnerships with SaaS platform providers enable them to address the critical customer requirements of security, privacy, and GDPR compliance at a whole new level. Our expanded API-based functionality enables customers to include data protection from ETL, data transformation and custom-built code. Sotero’s S4 platform provides unique data security as a service in the cloud,” added Das.

Sotero Protect, the company’s core software, received major improvements, including anomaly detection and malicious user prevention capabilities. This capability enables organizations to detect and quarantine suspicious data and malicious users in real-time, allowing them to respond to real-time threats.

“We are thrilled to partner with Sotero to bring secure and flexible data and analytics solutions to our joint customers,” said Allen Holmes, Vice President of Business Development, Yellowbrick. Sotero’s approach to encrypting data at rest and in motion is a natural fit with Yellowbrick’s delivery of real-time analytics against data at rest and in motion.”

Brand enhancements and new product introductions:


  • Sotero Protect product enhancement

  • Capabilities for anomaly detection and malicious user prevention

  • To respond to threats in real-time, immediately detect and quarantine suspicious data and malicious users.

  • Sotero Opaque introduced the first trusted data-sharing solution for diverse data environments and sources.

  • Advanced data matching technology that uses phonetic and Levenshtein distance algorithms to find exact and fuzzy matches.

  • Share confidential information safely with two or more parties while retaining full control over data access and visibility.

“The Sotero Platform democratizes data by providing centralized data protection, governance, and compliance. It removes all barriers to adoption with deploy anywhere philosophy and simple point and click configurations,” said Shanthi Boppana, CTO and Co-Founder, Sotero. “We are pleased to offer this unique and valuable technology,” she added.