Greenhill Automates Data Access Controls with Namtek Partner Solution

BEDFORD, NH. — April 25, 2012 —Namtek Corp., an IT integrator, is pleased to share that yet another global company has improved data management by utilizing Namtek partner, Varonis, to successfully monitor and control data access activity. Investment bank, Greenhill Corp, needed a data governance solution. With offices and clients spread across the globe and the nature of data often very sensitive, Greenhill’s manually managed data access controls were not strong enough. The company’s CIO, John Shaffer, recognized the need for automation to better manage the company’s data access activities.

Shaffer tested Varonis’s DatAdvantage solution to see how it could improve upon manual data access management practices. The discovery process proved fruitful, with DatAdvantage immediately identifying who had access rights to what files, who moved what files where, and which files were unprotected. After implementing DatAdvantage, Greenhill immediately identified and tightened Windows rights. It now utilizes automated analyses to examine its permission structure and better identify areas for tightening controls and conducts data access change scenarios before implementing them, empowering Shaffer to safely test continuous process improvements. To build upon its data governance success, Greenhill currently looks forward to expanding its deployment to include DatAdvantage for Exchange--to similarly control email access practices.

About Varonis
Varonis is the leader in unstructured and semi-structured data governance for file systems, SharePoint and NAS devices, and Exchange servers. Named a "Cool Vendor" in Risk Management and Compliance by Gartner and voted one of the "Fast 50 Reader Favorites" on FastCompany.com, Varonis has more than 4,000 installations worldwide. Based on patented technology and a highly accurate analytics engine, Varonis' solutions give organizations total visibility and control over their data, ensuring that only the right users have access to the right data at all times. Varonis is headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Europe, Asia and Latin America, and research and development offices in Hertzliya, Israel.  

About Namtek Corp.
Namtek is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Bedford, NH. Namtek's Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) practice solves complex security challenges for some of the most critical assets in the nation. Namtek has carefully prepared a selection of critical security controls and services resulting in our highly effective Assess, Remediate & Monitor (ARM)™ methodology. With this methodology Namtek assesses, architects and implements the technologies, policies and procedures that most effectively protect your sensitive data assets. For more information, visit us on the web at http://www.namtek.com or contact Karyn Pritz at kpritz@namtek.com or 603-488-6615.

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