Category Archives: Varonis News

Data Classification Labels: Integrating with Microsoft Information Protecti...

Data Classification Labels: Integrating with Microsoft Information Protection (MIP)

We’re thrilled to announce the beta release of Data Classification Labels: integrating with Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) to enable users to better track and secure sensitive files across enterprise data stores. By integrating with Microsoft Information Protection, customers will be able to automatically apply classification labels and encrypt files that Varonis has identified as sensitive. Users can manually tag documents, and Varonis will ingest this information to provide additional context around the data. Data Classification…

Introducing Varonis Data Security Platform 6.4.100: Varonis Edge, GDPR Thre...

Introducing Varonis Data Security Platform 6.4.100: Varonis Edge, GDPR Threat Models, Geolocation and More

It’s the beginning of a new year, and we have a huge new beta release to share with you.  The beta release of the Varonis Data Security Platform 6.4.100 dropped earlier this month, and I wanted to share a few highlights: Varonis Edge We announced Varonis Edge back in November, and we’re excited for you to try it.  After over a decade of protecting core data stores, we’re extending that same data security approach to…

Announcing Varonis Edge – to the Perimeter and Beyond

Announcing Varonis Edge – to the Perimeter and Beyond

Email, web, and brute force attacks are the primary ways that malware gets through your defenses.  The Yahoo hacker’s favorite technique? VPN. The Sony hack? Phishing emails.  Remote Access Trojans? DNS. We’ve spent over a decade working on protecting core data stores – we’re now extending that data security to the perimeter by using telemetry from VPN concentrators and DNS servers to spot signs of attack like DNS tunneling, account hijacking, and stolen VPN credentials.…

Varonis Brings Data Security to Nasuni

Nasuni Cloud NAS

We’re excited to announce that, in an upcoming release, the Varonis Data Security Platform will bring data-centric audit and protection to Nasuni Enterprise File Services. Nasuni is a key Varonis partner in the growing market for hybrid cloud Network Attached Storage (NAS). If Nasuni is a critical part of your IT infrastructure, adding Varonis will enable you to: Discover and classify sensitive, regulated files Detect and alert on suspicious activity like ransomware and insider threats…

Introducing Our New DataPrivilege API and a Preview of Our Upcoming GDPR Pa...

Introducing Our New DataPrivilege API and a Preview of Our Upcoming GDPR Patterns

GDPR Patterns Preview We’re less than a year out from EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming law, and hearing that our customers are facing more pressure than ever to get their data security policies ready for the regulation.  To help enterprises quickly meet GDPR, we’re introducing GDPR Patterns with over 150 patterns of specific personal data that falls in the realm of GDPR, starting with patterns for 19 countries currently in the EU (including…

Introducing the Automation Engine, DatAlert Analytics Rewind, and more

Introducing the Automation Engine, DatAlert Analytics Rewind, and more

Getting to least privilege can be a nightmare. The first steps – tracking down inconsistent ACLs and remediating global access groups can turn even the most basic file share clean-up project into a huge to-do. And so we’re thrilled to announce the upcoming availability of the Automation Engine, which will take the headache out of least privilege by discovering undetected security threats and fixing hidden vulnerabilities without all the manual legwork. The Varonis Automation Engine…

Varonis + Splunk: Epic Threat Detection and Investigations

Varonis + Splunk: Epic Threat Detection and Investigations

We’re bringing our powerful DatAlert functionality to Splunk® Enterprise to give you comprehensive visibility into data security with our new Varonis App for Splunk – now available for download on splunkbase! DatAlert can now send alerts to the Varonis App for Splunk, providing Splunk additional context into anomalous file system, email, and Active Directory behavior. Users of the App can view Varonis alerts directly from Splunk Enterprise, and drill into DatAlert for additional insight into…

2017 Varonis Data Risk Report: 47% Had at Least 1,000 Sensitive Files Expos...

2017 Varonis Data Risk Report: 47% Had at Least 1,000 Sensitive Files Exposed

Today we released the 2017 Varonis Data Risk Report, showcasing an alarming level of exposure for corporate and sensitive files across organizations, including an average of 20% of folders per organization open to every employee. Using the Varonis Data Security Platform (DSP), Varonis conducted over a thousand risk assessments for customers and potential customers on a subset of their file systems. The assessment provides insight into the risks associated with corporate data, identifies where sensitive…

The Varonis Connect Customer Conferences Are Coming: Education and Network ...

The Varonis Connect Customer Conferences Are Coming: Education and Network Opportunities

This April we will kick off our annual series of Varonis Connect customer events where attendees will learn about new Varonis product innovations and share experiences and success stories. The series, in its 6th year, runs through June across 33 cities in North America and Europe.  In fact, we’ve added 11 more cities than last year, and we expect attendance to increase as well! Varonis Connect attendees, from the company’s rapidly expanding customer base, will…

It’s Not Just Waymo: IP Most at Risk According to Our RSA Survey

It’s Not Just Waymo: IP Most at Risk According to Our RSA Survey

This year, the RSA Conference boasted over 43,000 attendees and 557 exhibitors spread across two enormous and cacophonous halls. Even in the quiet of the hotel room, my ears rang with echoes of the discordant noise about new potential threats. Let’s just say I’ll be eyeing every public outlet from which I charge my phone with suspicion. Tom Foremski, ex-Financial Times journalist and editor/publisher of Silicon Valley Watcher, summed up the experience nicely via ZDNet:…

Introducing a new security dashboard, enhanced behavioral analysis, and mor...

Introducing a new security dashboard, enhanced behavioral analysis, and more

Every day we hear new stories about how our customers are using DatAlert to stop cyberattacks: detecting and disabling ransomware infections, discovering misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, and setting up automatic responses to malware infections. And so, we’ve updated DatAlert to be more intuitive, powerful, and insightful than ever: 6.3.150 includes major updates to DatAlert, additional platform support, and performance enhancements. New Security Dashboard: DatAlert is easier than ever to use as a starting point for investigating…