The Total Economic Impact of IBM Security Guardium

Data security presents a complex challenge to organizations. The value of sensitive data, and particularly customer data, has increased exponentially over time, but with it comes an increase in potential liability and exposure. Successful enterprise security and compliance strategy needs to balance out: the rapid growth of data within organizations’ environments; the complexity of regulations and compliance across industries; and the threat of internal and external attacks. Additionally, companies struggle to understand how to proactively monitor and control user access privileges, and they often lack the visibility into what data is at risk, which can lead to potentially devastating security threats. Companies seek to safeguard their structured and unstructured data and support compliance across a variety of environments: on-premises, off-site, in a private, public, or hybrid cloud, on the mainframe, or in a big data environment.

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