Protegrity’s Secure.Data Database Security Software To Offer Rsa Bsafe Encryption Software

Protegrity’s Latest Database Security Solution for Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Offers Compliance with Data Privacy and Security Requirements

STAMFORD, CT–Protegrity®, Inc. announced today that it has a strategic partnership with RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq:RSAS) to sell new releases of Protegrity’s Secure.Dataâ„? database security solutions that use an RSA BSAFE® encryption module. RSA BSAFE encryption software is certified to the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140 Level 1 – the most widely recognized benchmark for cryptographic security best practices. The first new releases of Secure.Data with the RSA BSAFE encryption module are available now for Oracle 8i and 9i databases and will be introduced for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 in the third quarter of 2003.

The combined solution gives Protegrity the ability to offer its customers and prospects a database security solution featuring “out-of-the-box” application transparent software with an encryption module that meets FIPS 140 Level 1, the most stringent government, industry and internal auditing standard for protecting the privacy of sensitive database information against internal and external threats. “The pairing of Protegrity Secure.Data and RSA Security for database security solutions is a strategic fit for those enterprises with requirements that want to purchase a robust, easy to implement, database security solution that incorporates our RSA BSAFE encryption software,” says Victor Chang, vice president, Developer Solutions division at RSA Security.

According to Ulf T. Mattsson, acting CEO of Protegrity, “We are proud that RSA Security – which offers market-leading security solutions – has decided to partner with Protegrity, the leading database protection company, to offer customers the benefits of combined technologies that provide the highest level of data protection from unauthorized access. Protegrity’s Secure.Data database protection solutions are integrated to work seamlessly with the leading database products and transparently with the most popular application software.”

Protegrity’s Secure.Data is a database security solution designed for large organizations in the financial services, healthcare, insurance, government and e-business sectors. Secure.Data automates access control to the sensitive data, enforced by strong encryption and securely audited to track access. The automated and enforced segregation of duties between DBAs and security officers enables centralized management of access permissions and specialization of duties.

The price for Protegrity Secure.Data database security solutions that use the RSA BSAFE encryption module starts at $25,000.00 based on the number of databases and CPU configurations.

Protegrity’s Secure.Data helps businesses and organizations comply with data access control, privacy and security requirements. These include several privacy regulations and industry guidelines that mandate controlling access to sensitive data, including:

” ISO 17799 Code of Practice for Security Management
” U.S. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) for financial institutions
” U.S. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines
” U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR Part 11)
” U.S. State of California SB 1386 Disclosure Law
” E.U. 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 RSA Security:

With thousands of customers around the globe, RSA Security provides interoperable solutions for establishing online identities, access rights and privileges for people, applications and devices. Built to work seamlessly and transparently in complex environments, the Company’s comprehensive portfolio of identity and access management solutions – including authentication, Web access management and developer solutions – is designed to allow customers to confidently exploit new technologies for competitive advantage. RSA Security’s strong reputation is built on its history of ingenuity and leadership, proven technologies and long-standing relationships with more than 1,000 technology partners.

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, 1010 Washington Blvd., Stamford, CT 06901, USA.

RSA and BSAFE are registered trademarks or trademarks of RSA Security Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Protegrity® is a registered trademark and Secure.Dataâ„?, is a trademark of Protegrity, Incorporated. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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