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Varonis Among Readers’ Top Choices for Data Loss Prevention in New Survey

NEW YORK, March 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS), a leading provider of software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks, was named a “Readers’ Top Five” pick for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions in a newly released survey of nearly 5,000 TechTarget readers. The survey respondents are IT and security professionals who are attempting to protect their organizations from the onslaught of data breaches, meet compliance and audit requirements, and protect intellectual property.

SearchSecurity.com, a TechTarget site, conducted the reader survey in October. When asked “Which DLP vendors are you considering for your data protection project?” four responses were by far the most common: three very large, broadly focused companies (Symantec, McAfee/Intel Security Group and Microsoft) along with Varonis, the focused pioneer of unstructured data management and protection.

In the survey of 4,635 readers, the most important drivers for future data protection projects were “Meeting compliance/audit requirements" (69%), "Attempting to avoid future data breach" (53%), and "Protection of intellectual property" (46%).

David Gibson, Varonis Vice President of Strategy and Market Development, said, “We’re pleased to see continued awareness increase of the market’s need for the kind of solutions we have been developing and perfecting over the past decade. In a recent market guide, Gartner highlighted the advantages of using User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) to detect malicious or abusive behavior that often goes unnoticed by other technologies. Varonis solutions are unique as we combine DLP capabilities with permissions context and what we believe are the most advanced user behavior analytics available to help organizations protect their file systems and unstructured data from insider threats.”

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About Varonis

Varonis is a leading provider of software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks. Through an innovative software platform, Varonis allows organizations to analyze, secure, manage, and migrate their volumes of unstructured data. Varonis specializes in file and email systems that store valuable spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio and video files, emails, and text. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise’s financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records. IT and business personnel deploy Varonis software for a variety of use cases, including data security, governance and compliance, user behavior analytics, archiving, search, and file synchronization and sharing. With offices and partners worldwide, Varonis had approximately 4,350 customers as of December 31, 2015, spanning leading firms in financial services, healthcare, public, industrial, insurance, energy and utilities, media and entertainment, consumer and retail, technology and education sectors.

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