September 26, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced today from the Strata Data Conference New York 2017 that Dell EMC has made BlueTalon’s Unified Data Access ControlTM the cornerstone for security in its Elastic Data Platform. Dell EMC’s Elastic Data Platform augments Big Data deployments with enhancements that provide greater user access and elastic scalability.
June 13, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced today at the DataWorks Summit the release of Version 3.2 of its Policy Engine for Hadoop and that it has joined the Hortonworks Partnerworks ISV/IHV Program and successfully achieved Hortonworks’ Product Integration Certification.
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced today that CEO Eric Tilenius will present at the Strata Data Conference taking place May 22-25, 2017 in London. The annual conference features big data’s most influential business decision-makers, thought leaders and analysts.
May 4, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named BlueTalon to its 2017 Big Data 100 list. This annual list recognizes the ingenuity of tech suppliers bringing to market innovative offerings for harnessing the increasingly huge amounts of data generated in today’s digital world, raising the bar for data management and challenging established IT practices.
Businesses are constantly grappling with the exploding volume, speed and variety of information they produce and utilize on a daily basis to remain competitive. Solution providers are on a never-ending quest to tame this big data with innovative tools, technologies and services that can convert it into meaningful, usable statistics.
April 19, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced that George Billman has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Billman joins BlueTalon from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he ran Business Development and Technical Alliances for HPE Data Security. Billman brings two decades of sales and business development success in enterprise security.
April 18, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced that it has been included as a representative vendor by Gartner in the newly published “Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP).” Gartner estimates that “by 2020, data-centric audit and protection products will replace disparate siloed data security tools in 40% of large enterprises, up from less than 5% today.”
March 1, 2017
BlueTalon®, a leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced it has been included as a representative vendor in Gartner’s “Market Guide for Data Masking.” Gartner defines Data Masking as “a technology aimed at preventing the abuse of sensitive data by providing users fictitious yet realistic data instead of real and sensitive data while maintaining their ability to carry out business processes.”
February 14, 2017
Turnkey offering, BlueTalon SecureAccess for WebHDFS, enforces authentication and encryption of traffic on HDFS Web interface; blocks ransomware attacks
Today, at the 2017 RSA Conference, BlueTalon® announced its new turnkey offering, BlueTalon SecureAccess for WebHDFS, to help Big Data project teams block hackers from taking advantages of Hadoop security weaknesses. This package enforces the use of authentication and encryption on the Web interface to HDFS, the data storage layer common to all Hadoop components.
Collaboration Brings End-to-End Data Governance to Data Lakes Powered by Dell EMC Analytic Insights Module
BlueTalon, the leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced that Dell EMC™ has chosen BlueTalon to deliver data security and governance for the newly announced Dell EMC Analytic Insights Module. As part of this collaboration, BlueTalon has also become a Dell EMC Select partner. Customers deploying Analytic Insights Module gain immediate access to BlueTalon’s award-winning Policy and Audit Engines.
BlueTalon Eliminates Data Security Blind Spots with Data-Aware Security
BlueTalon, the leader in Data-Centric Security, announced today the availability of BlueTalon Test Drive, making it easy for organizations to trial its award-winning data-aware security. In celebration of this milestone and for a limited time, BlueTalon is making BlueTalon Test Drive available at no charge to attendees of Strata+Hadoop World.
Breakthrough 3.1 release expands BlueTalon’s footprint to NoSQL; Test drive opens at Cassandra Summit
BlueTalon, the leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced BlueTalon 3.1 and the addition of DataStax Enterprise, the database for cloud applications built on Apache Cassandra™, to the list of supported data platforms. BlueTalon brings to DSE and Apache Cassandra the same granularity of control and visibility that the company already delivers on Hadoop, Spark, and RDBMS. This new release expands BlueTalon’s footprint into NoSQL.
Company to expand its market-leading solutions for enterprise data-centric security
BlueTalon, Inc., today announced it has closed over $16 million in Series A financing led by Maverick Ventures, with participation from new investor Arsenal Venture Partners and existing investors Signia Venture Partners, Data Collective, Divergent Ventures, Bloomberg Beta, and Stanford-StartX Fund. The new funding will be used for continued expansion of BlueTalon’s development and sales teams to address the increasing demand for BlueTalon’s data-centric security solutions which provide unparalleled control and visibility at the data layer. With this round of financing, Matthew Kinsella, Managing Director at Maverick Ventures, has joined the BlueTalon board of directors. To date, BlueTalon has raised over $25M in funding.
Company is first to unify data security policies across big data platforms including Hadoop, RDBMS and SQL-based environments, and now Spark
BlueTalon®, the leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced the immediate availability of its Data-Centric Security solution for Apache® Spark™, making it the first company to provide a unified data security layer across Hadoop, Hive, Spark and the multiple data platforms commonly used for big data. Using BlueTalon, organizations eliminate security blind spots and gain unprecedented visibility and control directly at the data layer.
BlueTalon Data-Centric Security approach addresses emerging demand for unified security across data platforms
According to Gartner, “Security remains a core concern for data management, and there is an emerging demand for solutions that can unify security management across SQL, NoSQL and Hadoop environments — regardless of where and how they are deployed.”
BlueTalon, the leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced today that it has won the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Data-Centric Security. The 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition that honors individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security.
Strata + Hadoop World is where big data’s most influential business decision makers, architects, developers, and analysts gather to shape the future of their businesses and technologies. In the session, “Three Principles for a Data-centric Security Architecture to Simplify Your Life,” BlueTalon Founder and Chief Product Officer, Pratik Verma, will highlight the need to embrace a new security architecture to protect sensitive data in a big data environment.
February 29, 2016
The Leading Provider of Data-Centric Security Receives Industry Recognition in 4th Annual CDM Infosec Awards
BlueTalon, the leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced today that it has been named winner of the Editor’s Choice in Data-Centric Security Solutions by Cyber Defense Magazine. The publication is the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016.
February 11, 2016
BlueTalon, a leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced today that it has expanded its product integration with Microsoft Azure HDInsight to enable on-demand on-boarding from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
February 4, 2016
BlueTalon, a leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, today announced it has been selected as a finalist for the 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards as the Start Up of the Year.
BlueTalon, a leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, today announced that CEO Eric Tilenius will be a featured speaker at the 2015 Cyber Security Exchange, December 6-8 in Championsgate, Florida.
September 29, 2015
BlueTalon’s Data-Centric Security Hailed as “a Much Needed Security Solution for Enterprise Hadoop Deployments and Beyond”
August 31, 2015
Dynamic Data Masking, Row-Level Security and Fine-Grained Role- and Attribute-Based Access Control Now Available to Cloudera Customers, Providing Unmatched Big Data Security
July 14, 2015
New Product Integration Removes Critical Roadblock to Apache Hadoop Adoption Through Enterprise-grade Security and Data Access Control
June 9, 2015
Expanded availability of BlueTalon Policy Engine 2.0 announced at Hadoop Summit 2015
February 18, 2015
Unrivaled Enterprise-grade Data Access Control Delivers Secure Hadoop Deployments to Accelerate Explosive Market Adoption