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- Highly secure database key rotation with zero downtime -

London, UK - 26 March 2008 - Protegrity Corporation, the provider of Data Security Management solutions to the enterprise, today announces that it has been awarded a patent for database key rotation that allows for zero application downtime.

United States Patent 7,325,129, developed by Protegrity’s chief technology cfficer Ulf Mattsson, delivers a continuous process for changing encryption keys in relational databases. This ensures initial encryption, real time updates and on-demand key changes can all occur without ever needing to take mission-critical systems offline.

The patented technology, available across Protegrity’s Defiance® Data Protection System solutions, extends customer control over data security management while ensuring service level agreements are no longer violated due to key rotation downtime demands.

The amount of time it takes an organisation to comply with PCI and other data security-focused regulations can be greatly reduced and enterprises will benefit from an increase in application availability without having to compromise database security.

“With this patented technology, Protegrity customers gain another practical layer of control over enterprise-wide data security,” says Ulf Mattsson, chief technology officer of Protegrity. “Database key rotation with zero downtime gives our clients a powerful new way to secure their databases while complying with data protection regulations with no impact on essential business processes.”

Contacts for more information:
Mike Howse, Protegrity EMEA managing director,
Paul Giardina, Protegrity marketing VP, +1 203-326-7200,

Protegrity PR: Jane Lee, Dexterity, +44 (0)1273 470199, jane.lee at

Protegrity delivers centralised data security management solutions that protect sensitive information from acquisition to deletion across the enterprise. Protegrity’s customers maintain complete protection over their data and business by employing software and solutions specifically designed to encrypt data, safeguard web applications, and manage and report on security policy.

The company’s singular focus is on developing solutions that protect data. Maximise security with minimal business impact with Protegrity’s Defiance® Suite, the high performance, transparent solution optimized for the dynamic enterprise.
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