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Spirion Releases Data Privacy Framework to Help Protect Sensitive Information Better

By CIOReview | Monday, March 30, 2020
Kevin Coppins, President & CEO

Kevin Coppins, President & CEO

Spirion extends proven Data Privacy Manager platform to the cloud and reveals new holistic Data Privacy Management framework for improved sensitive data detection and protection.

FREMONT, CA: Spirion, a pioneer in developing solutions that enable companies around the globeto take the critical first step towards data security and privacy, announced the release of its brand new SaaS platform, Data Privacy Manager. This new cloud platform is built upon Spirion's proven architecture implemented on-premise by thousands ofbusinesses, agencies, and universities to protect the privacy of more than 50 million individuals.

The Data Privacy Management Framework helpsorganizationsprioritize and protect what matters most by discovering and classifying sensitive data, understanding the data in the context of their business, and taking actions to control the data. They can operate with minimal friction and comply with regulations designed to protect personal data privacy.

Spirion’sData Privacy Manager sits at the heart of its flexible and scalable architecture, providingoptimal performance for growing volumes of data to ensure high-precision discovery and classification of sensitive data types, including both structured and unstructured, across on-premise, and cloud-based ecosystems. The configurableplatform is compatible with Windows, Apple OSX, and Red Hat Linux, allowing organizations to build limitless agents that can search for sensitive data rapidly across cloud, on-premise systems, structured and unstructured storage.

The company is leveraging its $20 million investment by The Riverside Company, Spirion's private equity owner, to develop products that strengthen the Data Privacy Management Framework. The framework puts data discovery, classification, and protection at the front-end of enterprise privacy, security, and compliance programs. It enables organizationsto automatically and persistently discover, classify, control, and protect sensitive data to ensure compliance while allowing for greater business agility.

"Spirion builds and delivers the most accurate data discovery and classification solutions available, giving enterprises an actionable foundation for their data privacy and security initiatives," said Kevin Coppins, President, and CEO of Spirion. "With the cloud launch of Data Privacy Manager, Spirion further strengthens our customers' ability to automatically identify their sensitive data, where it is stored, who has access, and when it was last used while also reducing friction and improving productivity."

Spirion was also named one of the 20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers -2019 by CIOReview.