What is a data management or data protection solution?

The solution for this category aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the various components of data protection infrastructure and a solid understanding of data protection technologies, preparing users for advanced concepts, technologies, and processes.

Data protection refers to a set of regulations and guidelines that manage all aspects of personal data processing:

  • Collection
  • Storage
  • Circulation
  • Publication
  • National and international transfers

Data protection or data management solutions can include but not limited to: handling of personal data during collection, storage, processing, use, and transfer.

Previous recognition for data protection or data management solutions

For a broader understanding of this Cloud Security Awards category, we have gathered examples from previous winners, finalists, and shortlistees which impressed the judging team with their innovative data management and data protection solutions.

Winner of The 2024 Cloud Security Award for Best Security Solution for Data Management

Quote from Lead Judge, Christopher Southall

“Keepit is the premier choice for Microsoft 365 backup solutions, offering worry-free daily backups and long-term data preservation. Its standout features include single-item restore for mailbox items, seamless restoration of Teams and SharePoint sites, and a user-friendly cloud-to-cloud setup. With an intuitive interface, minimal maintenance requirements, and professional support, Keepit ensures seamless data recovery and business continuity for users of all sizes, making it a standout solution in cloud backup services and a deserving winner in the Data Management Protection category in the 2024 Cloud Security Awards.”

Winner of The 2023 Cloud Security Award for Best Security Solution for Data Management

Lead Judge Christopher Southall, said:

“The Eureka Data Security Posture Management Platform offers an impressive and comprehensive solution for businesses seeking to enhance their data security and prevent security incidents. The platform’s robust security controls, including access controls, encryption, and data loss prevention, ensure maximum protection for sensitive information. The easy-to-use management console enables businesses to optimize their security posture, minimize risks, and achieve compliance with regulatory requirements.”

A strong entry for Best Security Solution for Data Management / Data Protection category should have:

  • Clear, identifiable reasoning as to how the solution protects and manages data
  • If available, any supplementary materials including but not limited to customer testimonials or case studies to demonstrate the innovator’s results and effectiveness
  • Clearly highlighted in the application any innovative features based on cloud technologies, where applicable.

The top candidates must be able to combine confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

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