“ALTR’s mission has always been to solve for the root problems of data privacy and security and give companies the tools to crush them,” said Dave Sikora, CEO of ALTR. “The rollout of our new free product, including enhanced automation and visualization capabilities, solves a problem that cuts across industries: understanding, controlling, and securing data. With ALTR’s cloud-native architecture and pure-SaaS business model we are in a unique position to democratize and simplify control of data across enterprise environments.”
With an updated data usage analytics function to its platform through a new and unique usage analytics heatmap, ALTR delivers insights on how data is being accessed so companies can more easily enforce governance and prevent security events. With the new heatmap, users can connect their Snowflake instance, and ALTR will automatically map data access and usage information, enabling users to start visualizing their top data users, their roles and the data being accessed. It empowers users to set standards for normal data patterns, enforce policy and investigate anomalies in real time.