File Server Encryption

A legacy technology with modern risks

Businesses of all sizes and industries still rely on file servers and network attached storage (NAS) for inexpensive and readily expandable storage of shared files. These environments are used by many departments and collectively contain several Terabytes of files, about 15% of which contain sensitive or compliance regulated information. Typical types of  sensitive information stored on file servers include human resources data, personally identifiable information (PII), and intellectual property. Businesses need to understand which file shares contain sensitive information and then they need to secure that data using cost-effective solutions.

The Covata Solution for File Server Security

Covata provides data discovery, transparent file encryption, centralised permissions management, and activity logging for sensitive and regulated information on file servers and NAS.

Features and Advantages

 Real-time activity logging and reporting to track all permitted and denied requests to secured files

 Transparent file server encryption and automated key management

 Data discovery to quickly and easily identify sensitive files on shared drives and folders

 Centralized permissions management to ensure file share permissions comply with policies for business need to know