Protegrity Secure.Data For SQL Server 2000 Integration Certified For Use With PeopleSoft AppConnect

Database Security Solution for Enhanced Data Privacy and Security Requirements

Stamford, CT -Protegrity Inc., a PeopleSoft, Inc. (Nasdaq: PSFT) Software Alliance Partner, today announced that their Secure.Data ® for SQL Server 2000 integration has been certified for use with PeopleSoft AppConnect. With this certified software integration, PeopleSoft customers using a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 relational database environment can use Protegrity’s Secure.Data to quickly and easily gain a comprehensive security and privacy solution that protects critical sensitive data from unauthorized and un-auditable external and internal access. Protegrity’s Secure.Data protects information against security breaches that lead to loss or misuse.

Protegrity Secure.Data for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a quickly deployable and automated database access control solution with protected key-management software. It offers the reliability of fine-grained access control to database information; the precision of selective encryption to secure information at the data-item level; and the accountability of secure auditing and reporting for tracking all activity related to confidential data.

Secure.Data works as an integrated database security solution with minimal changes to the underlying PeopleSoft applications, or none at all. Customers can have quick access to Secure.Data execution and cost-effective privacy compliance. Secure.Data for SQL Server 2000 is fully deployable into production environments in just a few days. “Protegrity’s Secure.Data for SQL Server 2000 offers PeopleSoft customers an integrated security solution for database security and privacy,” says Raghu Gnanasekaran, Director of the PeopleSoft Partner Integration Team. . “The PeopleSoft AppConnect certified integration will help PeopleSoft customers use Protegrity’s functionality to meet the growing demand for protecting sensitive content in databases consistent with privacy and industry guidelines.”

“When integrated, Protegrity Secure.Data for SQL Server 2000 has the flexibility and efficiency to benefit the thousands of companies and organizations that use both PeopleSoft applications and SQL Server 2000 in their environment,” says Scott C. Nevins, President and CEO of Protegrity. “Secure.Data is a global leader in offering database security solutions to large companies, government agencies and health care organizations that have information protection requirements that emphasize reliability, scalability and integration.”

Protegrity is a leading infrastructure software company for deployment-ready “out-of-the-box” encryption solutions that protect the privacy of nonpublic information against both internal (including Data Base Administrator) and external threats. Some of the largest and most successful Fortune 500 companies use Protegrity Secure.Data for securing information, such as: credit cards, financial, compensation, secret formulas and patient records in their databases. Secure.Data automates encryption with a protected audit function that is based on separation of duties for sensitive data in selected database columns. The automated and enforced segregation of duties provides absolute control over all users, even technical administrators, to ensure that only authorized individuals see protected information.

Secure.Data operates in distributed environments and across the leading relational databases and platforms, including Web and Internet-enabled database applications such as PeopleSoft AppConnect.

When customers use Secure.Data they gain a data security solution that meets government, industry and internal auditing standards for data access control, privacy and security requirements. These include privacy regulations and industry guidelines regarding controlling access to sensitive data, including:
· U.S. Gramm-Leach-Biley Act (GLBA) for financial institutions
· U.S. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines
· EU 95/46/EC Directive on Data Privacy (Safe Harbor)
· VISA Cardholder Information Security Program
· MasterCard Site Data Protection Service
· American Express Merchant Data Security Standards

About Protegrity
Protegrity is a leader in database security software, delivering privacy and protection solutions for mission-critical data stored in databases. Its flagship product Secure.Data enables companies to comply with the strictest government and industry regulations on data privacy and security by preventing both unauthorized and unauditable access to sensitive data.

Protegrity provides database security to the largest and best known organizations in financial services, health care, government and e-business. Established in 1996, Protegrity is based in Stamford, Connecticut, with its Research and Development and European Regional Sales Office in Sweden. For more information about Protegrity, please call (203) 326-7200, visit, e-mail; fax (203) 326-7250, or write to: Protegrity, Incorporated, 1177 Summer Street, Stamford, CT, 06905-5529, USA.

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