HyTrust integrates HyTrust DataControl and HyTrust CloudAdvisor

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

HyTrust has announced integration between HyTrust DataControl and HyTrust CloudAdvisor to ensure flawless data discovery, classification, and encryption in virtual environments, . The organization can comprehend data with an automated and end-to-end system with this integration. The integration takes data discovery and classification of HyTrust CloudAdvisor and policy enforcement, encryption, and key management of HyTrust DataControl, combines them to provide an organization with a full data lifecycle security solution.

Data is essential for all organizations. For example, the healthcare industry must adhere to various industry-specific compliance specs and comply with organizations own policies and requirements to handle highly sensitive patient data. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) penalizes the organizations for violations of its data privacy and usage requirements for data. These regulations have forced nearly 58 percent of organizations to make changes to their data encryption policies and practices. More than 59 percent admit that access control, loss of data control and a compliance gaps are their top security concerns.   

The integration between HyTrust CloudAdvisor and HyTrust DataControl gives control of the data back to the organizations. HyTrust CloudAdvisor provides real-time intelligence and actionable insights to safeguard an organization’s entire virtualized data infrastructure. HyTrust DataControl is a multi-cloud-ready virtual appliance which offers powerful VM level data-at-rest encryption and complete workload lifecycle management. HyTrust CloudAdvisor provides advanced monitoring, analytics, and 36—degree view of all data while HyTrust DataControl provides zero downtime encryption and access controls for separation of duties among administrators.

HyTrust offers automated security controls for software-defined computing. The company aims to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control, and data protection. Above all, the main aim of the firm is to make private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructure trustworthy for enterprises, government agencies, and service providers.  Their customers benefit by improving their security posture by automating and enforcing security policies in real time. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the company is supported by VMware, Intel, Cisco, and Fortinet who are the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure.