Data discovery allows to find, explore, transform, and analyze data, and thus gain deeper insight from all kinds of information. Data at rest is information stored. While users tend to control data in use, protection of data at rest should not be underappreciated. The most valuable information doesn’t necessarily get channeled – it is often immobile.


Whether it is located on a hard drive or external device, it is as vulnerable as data in motion, although securing data at rest often seems disparaged compared to guarding information that is being transmitted.

The main question is how to secure data at rest. By securing data at rest you learn about where all the pieces of your data are placed and how to find them, which is often a problem for many companies. Sensitive information can be easily attacked if it is invisible or improperly managed. To ensure balanced business governance, keep track of your status and document any causes for profit declines.

Searchinform provides you with quick and accurate data at rest. Its discovery entails:

  • reading through data arrays
  • scanning information scattered over various storages
  • classifying data as soon as it is scanned
  • providing insight into what measures can be taken, if needed, after information has been analyzed by the system

Smart data discovery provides business users with new insights from advanced analytics, and thus there is no need to worry what data at rest is and where it resides. The comprehensive solution makes sure your policies are properly configured and that scanned data complies with them. The system improves decision-making, assesses management techniques’ relevance and identifies data that is at risk.

Data discovery tools help a company to understand its data and get a competitive advantage. Knowing where your data is stored and how it is being used allows you to mitigate risks, promptly cover compliance breaches, and be aware of any insider activity.

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