Thales eSecurity News Release

Vormetric Vault Prevents Downtime and Revenue Loss Associated with Expired Digital Certificates and Lost or Stolen Encryption Keys

All-in-One Solution Automates Management of Certificates, Keys and Security Objects

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jan. 28, 2013 –Vormetric, Inc., the leader in enterprise data security, today announced Vormetric Vault, an all-in-one scalable solution for protecting and managing digital certificates, encryption keys and other security objects such as password files. By securing these assets and automating reporting and tracking processes, Vormetric Vault prevents the downtime and revenue loss that can occur when keys are lost or stolen, or when certificates expire or become misplaced. Vormetric Vault supports a wide range of security objects, including certificates, symmetric keys, asymmetric keys and files.

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Vaulting, Reporting and Alerting

Vormetric Vault is the newest addition to the Vormetric Data Security platform, which includes Vormetric Encryption and Vormetric Key Management. Vormetric products enable enterprises to secure sensitive data at rest and protect security materials, including certificates, as well as control access to this information and report on who is accessing it. Vormetric Data Security supports all major platforms – LinuxTM, Unix®, Windows® – and can be used in physical, virtualize and cloud environments.

For secure storage of certificates, keys and other security objects, Vormetric Vault is FIPS 140-2 certified and is integrated with the Vormetric Data Security Manager (DSM). Vormetric’s DSM provides centralized key and policy management and can be clustered for high availability. Administration and reporting are performed via a Web GUI, while a software tool provides bulk key import, ingest, renewal and removal.

Vormetric Vault provides the following capabilities:

Vaulting: securely stores certificates, keys, and other sensitive materials such as password files, credit card numbers, etc.

Reporting: centralizes tracking and reporting on vaulted objects to eliminate the need for manual spreadsheet-based management processes. This also facilitates responding to certificate authority breach inquiries.

Alerting: automatically notifies IT staff when vaulted objects are about to expire and require renewal, to prevent application downtime from expiring certificates.

“Even the strongest form of encryption cannot protect data if the keys are stolen, and expired certificates can make data inaccessible, leading to frustration and costly downtime,” said Ashvin Kamaraju, vice president of product development for Vormetric. “Vormetric Vault mitigates the risk of stolen encryption keys or expired certificates in one automated, easy-to-use solution that takes the guess work out of managing and securing large numbers of these objects.”

Availability

Vormetric Vault is available immediately from Vormetric and its business partners worldwide.

About Vormetric

Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that span physical, virtual and cloud environments. Data is the new currency and Vormetric helps enterprise customers and government agencies protect what matters — their sensitive data — from both internal and external threats. The company's scalable solution suite protects any file, any database and any application — anywhere it resides — while maintaining application performance and avoiding key management complexity. Many of the world's largest and most security-conscious organisations and government agencies, including 17 of the Fortune 25, have standardized on Vormetric to provide strong, easily manageable data security. Vormetric technology has previously been selected by IBM as the database encryption solution for DB2 and Informix on Linux, Unix and Windows; and by Symantec to provide the Symantec Veritas NetBackupTM Media Server Encryption Option. For more information, visit www.thalesesecurity.com.

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