netwrixNetwrix is an Irvine, California-based private IT security software company that develops change management software to help companies with security and compliance auditing. The company’s Netwrix Auditor solution helps information security and governance professionals manage sensitive, regulated and business-critical data.

Secur is a Netwrix Platinium partner based in South Africa, offering Netwrix implementation, integration, and support services, these services can be offered even in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Kenya, and Nigeria

Does your organization’s ever-growing data give you a headache? Netwrix Data Classification solves your data-related challenges, such as mitigating the risk of data breaches, realizing the full value of your content, increasing employee productivity, and passing compliance audits with less effort.

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Identify sensitive information and reduce its exposure

Find sensitive content, such as financial data, medical records and other PII, both on premises and in the cloud. Automatically quarantine critical or sensitive data stored in unsecure locations or accessible by large groups of users to minimize its exposure until you can make a thoughtful remediation decision.

Understand your data across your entire environment

Want to gain complete visibility into what content you have, whether it’s structured or unstructured data, on premises or in the cloud? We’ve got your back.

  • Windows File Servers
  • Nutanix Files
  • Dell EMC
  • NetApp
  • SharePoint
  • Office 365
  • Exchange
  • Google Drive
  • Box
  • Dropbox
  • SQL Server

Classify data accurately and automate your workflows


Get accurate data classification results
Gain a better understanding of data patterns specific to your organization. With compound term processing and statistical analysis, you’ll get more relevant results than by relying on keywords and semantic analysis.
Kick off your discovery in minutes with out-of-the-box rules that identify data protected by GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulations. Create custom rules to find other data that matters to your organization.
Streamline taxonomy management
Create and modify taxonomies in a user-friendly interface. Eliminate the need to purchase professional services whenever you need to develop and maintain taxonomies.

Discover specific pieces of content
Find specific data as part of litigation process and locate all personal data related to an individual to comply with data subject access requests without downtime or having to create new rules.

Automate data-related routines
Embed classification information right into the files to improve the accuracy of your DLP or IRM products and streamline data management tasks, such as retaining, archiving or migrating only specific types of data.

Automatically reduce exposure
Protect sensitive files by automatically moving them to a safe area, removing permissions from global access groups and redacting confidential content from documents.
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Data Access Governance Software to Lean On

All too often, organizations get serious about controlling access to their data only after they experience a data breach. But there’s no reason to wait. Netwrix helps enable strong data access governance (DAG) across your file servers, as well as collaboration systems like SharePoint and SharePoint Online, by giving you deep insight into your unstructured data, including information about possible security gaps, effective permissions and data access patterns. With Netwrix, you can ensure that you have all the proper access security controls in place to prevent breaches.
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IT risks that endanger your sensitive data

Remediating gaps in your data security is critical to data breach prevention. Start broad and see if there is data on your file servers that has access rights assigned in violation of access management best practices. Then get tactical and focus on identifying and classifying your sensitive data. With Netwrix, you can proactively harden your security controls and ensure the effectiveness of your other DAG practices, including assigning access rights in accordance with the least-privilege principle and maintaining strict control over data access.
Gain a bird’s-eye view of IT risks associated with unstructured data governance
Quickly detect all data on your file servers that is exposed to everyone or that has inappropriately assigned access rights.
Find sensitive data outside of a secure location Understand where exactly your sensitive data is kept and how much of this data is stored outside of a secure dedicated location. This clarity will help you prioritize your data access governance efforts.
Easily discover which sensitive data is at risk Identify sensitive information that is accessible by groups of users that shouldn’t have access to it, for example, the “Everyone” group.

Continuously review permissions to sensitive data
to ensure effective access governance

Ensure that only eligible users have access to sensitive data across your file servers and SharePoint by regularly reviewing effective permissions and involving data owners to verify that those permissions are appropriate.
Know who has access to what data on file servers
Regularly validate that all access rights to sensitive data on your file storages align with applicable data protection regulations, HR job descriptions and employee roles in the company and revoke all excessive or otherwise inappropriate access rights. Involve data owners in privilege attestation by subscribing them to the appropriate reports.
Untangle complex SharePoint permission structure
See through the tangled permissions layout on SharePoint and quickly find out users’ effective permissions to important data on your sites, how those permissions were granted and whether inheritance is broken, so you can ensure that corporate data is not touched by unauthorized personnel.

Detect privilege escalation attempts across your hybrid IT environment

Monitor changes to access rights on file servers and SharePoint sites, as well as changes to sharing and security in SharePoint Online, to ensure that each change is authorized and won’t jeopardize your data security efforts. Continuously monitor which access rights are modified, who made the change, and when and where it happened, so you can spot privilege escalation incidents across your file servers and respond before any damage is done.

Ensure your data access governance policies are followed by keeping data access events under control

Having access management processes written on paper is different from exercising access control across your network. Get the power to promptly detect and investigate attempts to access your unstructured data on file servers, SharePoint, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business that fall out of compliance with your access management policies.

Get consolidated statistics about data usage patterns across your file servers, SharePoint and Office 365. Quickly spot activity spikes that could be a sign of malicious activity, and drill down to see the critical details.

Want to learn more about how to enhance data security and strengthen data management practices?

Find out how to identify both data owners and the primary users of data, and control the growth of unstructured data. And explore how you can use Netwrix to improve data access governance, secure sensitive data and prove compliance.

Improve Your IT Security Posture by Reducing Your IT Risks

Netwrix Auditor’s IT Risk Assessment reports help you identify weaknesses in your IT security policy settings and practices so you can continually improve your security posture. Quickly spot the risks that require your immediate attention and drill down to actionable details that enable prompt mitigation.

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Identify and Close Security Gaps with Continuous Risk Assessment

IT risk assessment helps you identify vulnerabilities that put your information assets and business continuity at risk. Netwrix Auditor makes it easy to understand your current risk profile, prioritize your response, know what steps to take to remediate each issue, fine-tune risk levels to your particular environment and then review the new risk profile to assess the success of your efforts. By repeating this process, you can continuously improve your security posture, as well as provide proof to management or auditors of your compliance with internal policies or external regulations.

Gain a bird’s-eye view of your security posture

Understand your security posture in key areas at a glance. Automated monitoring and scoring enables you to easily prioritize your risk mitigation efforts. In addition to enabling cleanup prior to launching a security monitoring program, this dashboard also enables continual assessment and improvement in each of three key areas: permissions, data, and user and computer accounts. Start with the area where the risk is highest and dive into the specific risk factors that require your immediate attention.

Get actionable data about how to reduce the identified risks

Drill down into detailed reports to determine which policy settings, configurations, permissions or security practices you need to adjust to reduce each risk to an acceptable level. For example, the reports will identify which shared folders are accessible by “Everyone”, which user accounts are inactive but not disabled, which files contain sensitive data in their names or which accounts can access your network without authentication.
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Tailor risk levels to your IT environment

No one knows your organization better than you do. If you find that the current thresholds for the various risk factors do not reflect your organization’s priorities and risk tolerance, adjust them to redefine when each risk factor is considered low, moderate or high. This fine-tuning will help you keep a close eye on the risks that are most important to your business and remove other factors from your radar.

Continuously evaluate your security posture

After you have remediated your top risk factors for data, permissions, and user and computer accounts, evaluate whether your security posture has improved, and repeat the risk assessment and mitigation process continuously. Present the IT Risk Assessment report to your management and auditors to prove that you have an effective risk mitigation program in place.

Satisfy Data Subject Access Requests Faster and More Efficiently with DSAR Software

Data subject access requests (DSAR) put more and more pressure on organizations around the world, given recent privacy regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA, with additional regulations on the way. Besides, as more individuals become aware of their rights, it’s not a question of “if”, but “when”, the flow of DSARs will grow dramatically. If you are not ready to respond, be prepared for more work, increased costs, significant penalties, and the loss of your customers’ trust. But there is a way to ease the burden – arm your organization with DSAR solution from Netwrix and handle requests more easily and with less expense.
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The cost for managing DSARs increased by up to 74% during 2019, according to the 2020 Data Risk & Security Report. As the number of requests continues to grow, the cost of handling them will quickly become untenable unless you take action promptly. Free up budget for your long-term strategic projects by automating the process of finding and exporting personal information associated with an individual.

Deal with more requests in less time

Manually crawling through your various repositories to find all the personal information you store about an individual is not a scalable way to satisfy DSARs; it’s a guaranteed recipe for lots of stress and late nights at work. Since privacy regulations impose strict deadlines, you need a way to handle requests efficiently. Quickly discover and collect personal information across your various data stores, even as the trickle of DSARs turns into a flood.
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Empower non-IT teams to handle DSARs themselves so you can stay focused on your primary tasks

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Enable non-IT teams to handle DSARs quickly and easily

Enable legal, privacy and marketing teams to satisfy data subject access requests on their own, without any special training or expert knowledge of your IT environment. That way, the increasing flow of DSARs won’t overwhelm your busy schedule and keep you from your primary job of supporting your business.

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