Immuta Delivers a Breakthrough in Automated Data Governance: Compliant Data Collaboration

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    today announced an industry first: No-code, automated governance
    features that enable business analysts and data scientists to securely
    share and collaborate with data, dashboards, and scripts without fear of
    violating data policy and industry regulations. The Immuta platform
    ensures compliance with all major data regulations – including the
    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), The California Consumer
    Privacy Act (CCPA), and the Health Insurance Portability and
    Accountability Act (HIPAA).

    According to Gartner, Inc.’s Risk Management Leadership Council’s April
    2019 Emerging
    Risks Monitor Report
    , “Accelerating Privacy Regulation” is the
    number one concern among risk, audit, and compliance executives. As
    defined by Gartner, “Accelerating Privacy Regulation” is “the risk of
    progressively complicated statutory regimes, which cover the use and
    protection of customer data, creating the potential for legal and
    financial exposure,” e.g. GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA.

    The Immuta Automated Data Governance Platform creates trust across
    security, legal, compliance and business teams so they can work together
    to ensure timely access to critical business data with minimal risks.
    Its automated, scalable, no code approach makes it easy for users across
    an organization to access the data they need on demand, while protecting
    privacy and enforcing regulatory policies on all data.

    New compliant collaboration features include:

    Automated Policy Inheritance
    Historically, data policies
    have been managed at the application or system level. When analysts
    attempt to integrate data across many disparate systems, it can be
    difficult, if not impossible, to re-write these rules into a new,
    combined policy. This process is slow, complex, error-prone, and
    requires months of calls, emails, and meetings. Immuta’s new Automated
    Policy Inheritance feature eliminates the need for human intervention to
    manage policies across mashed up data sources. Analysts can
    instantaneously and securely create integrated data sources, share
    derived data from them and collaborate across the organization – with
    confidence that the proper controls are in place.

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    to learn more.

    Re-Identification Requests: On-Demand De-Masking of Sensitive Data
    authorization for viewing regulated data – especially when it’s a single
    piece of data such as a name, email or phone number – can be confusing
    and cumbersome. Most organizations still use slow, poorly documented
    processes for sensitive data requests. This creates significant barriers
    for time sensitive, ‘need to know’ data access requests.

    For example, imagine a situation where a researcher uncovers a medical
    misdiagnosis in a set of healthcare data. Knowing how to request and
    re-identify that person and their contact information, in a timely
    manner, without breaking the privacy of others, could save that person’s
    life while maintaining the highest of ethical standards.

    To remove the complexity and confusion involved with consent, Immuta has
    introduced Format Preserving Encryption and Reversible Masking features
    so that users can immediately place a digital request for the data that
    they need to be “de-masked,” eliminating chaos and confusion. Digital
    requests are instantaneously presented for authorization so that
    decisions on sensitive data access can be done quickly and securely –
    allowing an immediate, one-time re-identification for the requested
    data, or elevating the request for additional scrutiny.

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    to learn more.

    Fingerprints: Capture the Impact of Data Policy Changes on Downstream
    Data Users

    When a data owner needs to make access and control
    policy changes to a data source, there has never been a way to
    demonstrate the impact those changes could have on the downstream use of
    that data. For example, statistical changes to data used within
    analytics or dashboards could have a major impact on the accuracy of a
    model or the integrity of business intelligence dashboards.

    The new Immuta Fingerprints feature eliminates any uncertainty about how
    downstream use could be impacted. It calculates the impact of data
    policy changes and provides visualizations to users of the statistical
    deviation. Together, with the Immuta Policy Inheritance feature,
    downstream users are notified about any changes and are provided details
    on how their use of the impacted data will affect them.

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    to learn more.

    Immuta also announced today that its platform is now interoperable with
    the Databricks Spark analytics engine, and cloud-based data warehouses
    Google Big Query and Snowflake.

    Register here
    for a webinar on Wednesday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. ET in which Steve Touw,
    Immuta co-founder and CTO, will conduct a live demo of the Immuta
    Automated Data Governance Platform.

    Halim Abbas, Chief AI Officer, Cognoa
    Immuta’s new re-identification feature, it is now possible for our data
    analysts to identify outliers in anonymized datasets, and start a
    well-controlled workflow to mark those specific samples to an authorized
    admin for de-anonymized investigation in a way that fully conforms with
    health industry data-privacy guidelines.”

    Steve Touw, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, Immuta
    has delivered another industry first: workflow features that allow users
    to confidently and securely collaborate with sensitive data across their
    organization because they know, through the Immuta platform, that the
    rules will be enforced. They also have the freedom to make changes on
    the fly without any concern that privacy policies will be infringed
    upon. Also, if a policy needs to be changed, we’ve made it easy for the
    user to go through the workflow and adapt as needed.”

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    About Immuta
    Immuta was founded in 2014 based on a mission
    within the U.S. Intelligence Community to build a platform that
    accelerates self-service access and control of sensitive data. The
    award-winning Immuta Automated Data Governance Platform creates trust
    across security, legal, compliance, and business teams so they can work
    together to ensure timely access to critical business data with minimal
    risks. Its automated, scalable, no code approach makes it easy for users
    to access the data they need, when they need it, while protecting
    sensitive data and ensuring their customers’ privacy. Immuta is
    headquartered in College Park, Maryland. Learn more at


    Whitney Parker
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