Symmetry Systems named “Great Vendor” by Gartner

Symmetry Systems named “Great Vendor” by Gartner

The company was recognized in 2022 Cool Vendors in Data Security – Secure and Accelerate Advanced Use Cases

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Symmetry systemsthe industry’s first hybrid cloud data security vendor, today announced it has been included in the 2022 Cool Vendors in Data Security – Secure and Accelerate Advanced Use Casesone by Gartner.

The report recognizes several emerging companies with innovative products and paradigms that are focused on reducing the risk of data exposure, theft, or loss in the cloud, drawing attention to the growing need for tools that address basic data security questions and how they are protected and mapped within. organizational systems.

With traditional cloud security solutions, it takes an average of 287 days for organizations to identify a data breach and 80 days to contain it, driving a greater need for visibility into data and object stores across the industry. Zero trust starts with data: what do you have, how is it protected, how is it used? Symmetry’s DataGuard is a data security platform that brings zero trust to hybrid cloud data stores. Symmetry Systems, through its core DataGuard offering, addresses this need and provides unified visibility of data objects across all data stores. DataGuard answers data security and compliance questions that traditional cloud security tools can’t answer. The platform has been instrumental in building awareness and credibility for the growing data security posture management (DSPM) market with key capabilities that easily determine data posture (operation, identity, and object) and carry Zero Trust principles. to data security.

DataGuard is the first hybrid cloud data security platform that protects data across AWS, GCP, Azure services, and on-premises databases while supporting a Zero Trust model. The platform incorporates zero-trust principles into modern data warehouse security, quickly learns data objects from SQL, NoSQL, and object stores, and maps all principals and objects on a user’s system. It also provides risk assessment of all data stores, even as granular as single objects, and provides alerts with evidence-based notifications during operations to ensure infrastructure engineers have access to access management protection recommendations and identity (AMI).

“It is very exciting for us to be named a Gartner Cool Vendor and to witness the growth of the DSPM category as defined,” he said. mohit tiwari, co-founder and CEO. “Traditionally, data security has fallen under the umbrella of cloud security, so its importance has been downplayed despite mounting evidence that cloud security is not enough. the vector, data is the target and requires purpose-built tools. Data is the foundation of any business, so visibility into its security, location, privileges and usage are paramount.”

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About Symmetry Systems

Symmetry Systems is the industry’s first hybrid data security platform that protects data across AWS, GCP, Azure services, and on-premises databases while supporting a zero-trust model. With Symmetry, security and compliance teams can quickly address threats through AI-driven data security posture management (DSPM). Symmetry provides visibility into data risks from excessive permissions and anomalous data flows, while giving organizations the evidence they need to demonstrate compliance best practices.

Born from the award-winning Spark Research Lab at UT Austin, Symmetry is backed by leading security investors ForgePoint Capital and Prefix Capital with participation from Accenture Ventures. Symmetry provides solutions for the most demanding security teams. For more information about Symmetry Systems, visit or follow us on Twitter either LinkedIn.

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one Gartner, “Great Vendors in Data Security: Secure and Accelerated Use Cases,” Joerg Fritsch, andrew bulletsRavisha Chugh, Brian Lowans, brand horvath, 19 April 2022.

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