Secure Islands and Adallom Partner to Protect Sensitive Business Data in Cloud Applications

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Joint solution ensures privacy and enables policy-driven classification and protection for sensitive data traveling to and from cloud environments

“One of the concerns of IT security teams is the ability to implement and manage data centric security controls in cloud applications, but our partnership with Adallom makes these concerns a non-issue,” said Eyal Manor, Vice President of Product Managemen

Secure Islands, the leading provider of advanced Information Protection and Control (IPC) solutions for data immunization, announced a partnership and joint offering with Cloud Access Security Broker Adallom today. Adallom’s governance and threat prevention features—when combined with Secure Islands’ policy-driven classification and protection capabilities—secures the entire lifecycle (upload, download and collaboration) of documents in the cloud, enabling IT organizations to unlock the benefits of SaaS applications without compromising data security and compliance mandates.

Adallom’s platform gives enterprises visibility, governance and protection for their use of SaaS applications, delivering valuable insights into cloud application usage that address compliance mandates while protecting users in real-time. Secure Islands’ IQProtector automatically embeds classification policies into data upon creation. For data classified as sensitive, IQProtector then automatically embeds encryption and permissions to sensitive files based on the organization’s central policy.

The Adallom and Secure Islands solution enables secure cloud-based file sharing and secure storage of unstructured corporate information, as it allows data to be securely accessed and shared by different users. It also protects data extracted or downloaded in an unstructured data format (such as Excel, CSV etc.) from SaaS applications.

“The rapid and growing adoption of cloud applications offers organizations cost saving and productivity benefits, but companies need assurance that they are not sacrificing the security of their valuable data at the altar of the cloud. The integration of Secure Islands’ IQProtector further extends Adallom’s ability to protect the enterprise by securing sensitive data as it is shared and retrieved from collaborative cloud applications,” said Yinon Costica, Vice President of Product, Adallom.

Key benefits of the joint offering include:

  •     Robust data security and governance across the entire lifecycle of files—upload, collaboration and download
  •     The ability to implement and manage granular encryption policies by file classification, document name, owner, content or device
  •     A seamless user experience where security can be enabled on any user, device, managed or unmanaged
  •     The ability for organizations to control their own encryption keys
  •     Consistent security and access rights for files and documents traveling from, to and residing within any cloud application
  •     Full support of business processes that allow seamless use of cloud, BYOD and collaboration tools in a secure, user-friendly manner

“One of the concerns of IT security teams is the ability to implement and manage data centric security controls in cloud applications, but our partnership with Adallom makes these concerns a non-issue,” said Eyal Manor, Vice President of Product Management, Secure Islands. “Collaboration with fellow innovators such as Adallom ensures our customers extract the maximum benefit from cloud applications. Our joint integration gives organizations full confidence that their data will remain private and secure, even in BYOD scenarios.”

About Adallom
Founded in 2012 by cyber defense veterans, Adallom is a cloud access security broker delivering visibility, governance and protection for cloud applications. Its innovative platform is simple to deploy, seamless to users, and is available as a SaaS-based or on-prem solution. Powered by SmartEngine™ advanced heuristics and backed by an elite cybersecurity research team, Adallom makes it easy to protect data in the cloud. For more information, visit http://www.adallom.com or follow @adallom.

About Secure Islands
Secure Islands provides advanced Information Protection and Control (IPC) solutions for the borderless enterprise. Offering policy-driven classification and protection for unstructured data, Secure Islands lays the foundation for enterprises to shift from network or perimeter-based defenses to persistent data protection. Secure Islands redefines data security and assists companies in regaining control by identifying, classifying and protecting sensitive information throughout its lifecycle. Founded in 2006, Secure Islands is a privately held company and is experiencing tremendous growth fueled by the accelerated adoption of its solution by leading global corporations including Global 2000 companies in the financial, manufacturing, government, healthcare and telecommunication sectors. For more information, please visit http://www.secureislands.com.

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