AvePoint Unveils Service to Discover and Classify Unstructured Data at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015

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AvePoint File Analysis Services allow organisations to reduce risk of information breaches by making more informed decisions regarding which data to keep and remove

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In today’s marketplace where almost every employee is a content contributor, security officers are concerned with the lack of control and limited visibility throughout file shares as well as the dark data that lies within.

From the halls of the RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015, AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today introduced AvePoint File Analysis Services to reduce the risk of privacy or sensitive information breaches by increasing visibility into an organisation’s unstructured data.

By discovering, mapping, and classifying the unstructured data – especially within file shares – organisations can make more informed decisions regarding which data to keep and remove. This way, the use of existing storage repositories and the transition to new collaboration platforms are optimised. With AvePoint File Analysis Services, organisations can identify which files reside where and who has access to them.

“In today’s marketplace where almost every employee is a content contributor, security officers are concerned with the lack of control and limited visibility throughout file shares as well as the dark data that lies within,” said Dana Simberkoff, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, AvePoint. “With AvePoint File Analysis Services, organisations no longer have to wonder what information they have in existing repositories and leave themselves open to the risk of information breaches or privacy violations.”

With AvePoint File Analysis for file shares, organisations can address the following needs:

  •     Data Discovery: Find out where data resides, identify existing privacy violations or information security risks, and determine who has permissions and has accessed content over time.
  •     Data Tagging and Classification: Build data classification and taxonomy rules, enforce classification rules automatically, and identify and resolve inconsistencies between user-created and automated metadata.
  •     Data Protection and Retention: Encrypt or redact sensitive information based on compliance rules, mark content as irrelevant or stale, and archive records to alternative locations with retention schedules.
  •     Data Cleanup and Consolidation: Identify and eliminate duplicate copies of files, destroy old files and sensitive information based on business requirements, and move content to proper locations to simplify migrations.
  •     Compliant Migration: Granularly select content and migrate to target locations on file systems or other systems – including Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business. Organisations can also freeze data for legal hold after completing migrations.

Visit AvePoint at Booth E18 for the Latest Data Protection Solutions

As an exhibitor of at the event, AvePoint will also showcase the latest products and solutions for compliance, privacy, and risk management at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015. Attendees can stop by Booth E18 to meet subject matter experts as well as receive live demonstrations of AvePoint’s latest solutions, including:

Compliance Guardian: AvePoint Compliance Guardian provides a full Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) platform to mitigate privacy, information security, and compliance risk across information gateways, including file shares, SharePoint, and Office 365.

Compliance Guardian Online: Compliance Guardian Online, part of AvePoint Online Services – used by three million Office 365 users today – ensures that web applications, websites, and cloud platforms offer content and information securely to minimise risk of privacy violations, malicious threats, or unintended data leakage.

AvePoint Risk Intelligence System (ARIS): AvePoint Risk Intelligence System (ARIS) allows organisations to address the complete lifecycle of risk across the enterprise. Leveraging the templates and question banks created for APIA, ARIS extends risk identification to provide meaningful action to assessments, including quantifying, lowering, and monitoring instances.

For more information on AvePoint and all of its data loss prevention offerings, please visit our website.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices. Focusing on helping enterprises in their digitisation journey to enable their information workers to collaborate with confidence, AvePoint is first to market with a unique solution that centralises access and control of information assets residing in disparate collaboration and document management systems on-premises and in the cloud. AvePoint solutions and services aim to bring together business, IT, as well as compliance and risk officers to serve key business objectives such as big data, cloud integration, compliance, enterprise content management, and mobile data access monitoring.

Founded in 2001 and based out of Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint serves over 14,000 organisations and 3 million Office 365 users in five continents across all industry sectors, with focused practices in the energy and utilities; financial services; healthcare and pharmaceuticals; and public sector industries. AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, Gold Certified Collaboration and Content Partner, Gold Certified Cloud Platform Partner, winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year Award for Collaboration and Content in 2015 and Public Safety and National Security in 2014, as well as a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships. AvePoint is privately held and backed by Goldman Sachs and Summit Partners.

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