Our smart, cost-efficient data masking tools and data management software help you prevent data breaches, pass compliance audits and meet domestic and international regulatory requirements for personal data privacy and corporate data protection. Masking production data with DataVantage® software allows you to use it for non-production purposes like application development, testing, training and more. DataVantage® for IMS now includes dynamic data masking functionality.
Have you created a GDPR compliance checklist? If so, data masking for GDPR is likely near the top of your priorities. Throughout the many GDPR requirements, key areas encompass data governance, data inventories, data protection, data breaches, and an individual’s rights around data collection, retention and usage. The complexities of GDPR suggest that organizations need to bake privacy protections into their business operations from start to finish. Among other elements, DataVantage® data masking software solutions can help meet GDPR requirements encompassing anonymization.
It is with great regret that we announce the passing of our CEO, Joe Buonomo. Joe was an integral part of DCR from the founding of the company in the mid-1980s. He was with us as the company launched new products and services, adding data masking facilities to our set of mainframe data management and data testing software tools. Joe reached out to several of the nation’s cybersecurity standards’ organizations, whose efforts established a framework for operating in today’s complex computing environment. We will miss him greatly. During this transition, George Lang will remain as company Chairman, Chief Technology Officer and VP/Software Development. Bill Vitiello, VP, Secretary will be performing the duties of the President.
A recent Forbes Magazine column on data privacy regulation changes in the U.S., recognizes that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reflects the most significant overhaul to EU privacy laws in almost 20 years. Among its many stipulations, U.S. companies holding EU data now face direct consequences. Domestic policy leaders have noted that if the United States doesn’t take a leadership role with its own privacy and security law, other countries will adopt GDPR standards. AT&T, Google, Amazon, Twitter and Apple recently testified in Senate hearings in favor of a unified privacy and data security law covering consumer personal data. They each offered their own frameworks — a simplified version of GDPR. Of course, U.S. companies are seeking a uniform law over the status quo. The private sector currently faces 50 separate state data breach laws, including New York’s 23 NYCRR 500 and California’s Consumer Privacy Act. There is a separate children’s data protection law, known as COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and student records are covered by yet another law, FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) ... Read More.