This is the user guide for version 4.2 of Ascema.

Ascema Sensitive Data Discovery and Extraction accurately locates, secures, and extracts the movement of sensitive data and intellectual property (IP) across a multitude of data repositories including, but not limited to, endpoints, servers, external drives, cloud applications, such as Office 365, and cloud storage environments.

Pre-built and Configurable Pattern Matcheslink

Offering automated and flexible search task options using a pre-defined and bespoke sets of rules, encompassing GDPR, PCI, or HIPAA, as well as supporting more complex queries in the form of Compound Search Tasks, the Ascema Sensitive Data Discovery solution identifies, protects and extracts sensitive and regulated enterprise information both at rest and in transit.

Ascema Sensitive Data Discovery includes the following set patterns:

  • PCI: making sure organisations know where their cardholder resides.
  • GDPR: identifies and protects the personal data and privacy of European Union citizens Ascema assists with GDPR compliance.
  • HIPAA: identifies and protects an individual’s health records in unstructured data and other personal health information.

Automated Data Extractionlink

The automated data extraction feature can be used to create file repositories of the discovered sensitive data, which can be elegantly and simply reviewed and further refined using sub-searches; supports Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs), and enables Digital Transformation.

Sensitive Data Discovery Reportinglink

Enterprise reporting, obtainable through user-friendly dashboards and the dynamically generated Data Discovery Executive Summary (HERO Report), provides comprehensive data visibility to ascertain data threat patterns and user activity in real-time identifying any potential policy violations, whilst also offering flexible remediation options to protect enterprise data appropriately. Data may be exported to SIEMs