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Security

Alation customers include large global enterprises in financial services, healthcare, insurance, and technology. These companies are subject to rigorous internal and external regulations and information security standards. They are able to continue meeting their security and compliance objectives with Alation as an integral part of their environment—both by applying organization-specific controls and by leveraging the strength of Alation’s product and operational security.

Product Security

Alation customers include large global enterprises in financial services, healthcare, insurance, and technology. These companies are subject to rigorous internal and external regulations and information security standards. They are able to continue meeting their security and compliance objectives with Alation as an integral part of their environment—both by applying organization-specific controls and by leveraging the strength of Alation’s product and operational security.

Operational Security

Alation has made significant investments in security and privacy, and meets or exceeds industry best practices. We have adopted and are certified for the ISO 27001:2013 framework as a baseline security standard for the entire company and the development and maintenance of our products. Additionally, we have met all controls for SOC 2 on our Alation Cloud Service. Our operational security consists of:

  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management
  • Organizational and Operational Security
  • Secure System Development Life Cycle
  • Third-Party Risk Management
  • People Operations Security
  • Incident Management
  • Asset Management
  • Communications
  • Access Control
  • Encryption

Risk and Vulnerability Management

Alation employs static code analysis, dynamic code analysis, and vulnerability scanners as part of its development and environment process to discover and address vulnerabilities.Additionally, Alation Inc goes through a penetration test at least twice annually, maintaining risk management that captures business and third-party risk. We review every third-party that is introduced into our infrastructure and conduct annual risk assessments against our key third-party partners

Privacy and Compliance

Alation Inc does not store customers’ underlying data. Data acquired through product trials and sales is kept in house and not sold to a third-party.

 

Privacy
Alation Inc complies with local privacy laws and regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All personal data requests can be routed to support@alation.com.

 

Compliance

ISO 27001:2013 The management of the information security program to protect all the assets used for design, development, and support of data cataloging software is ISO 27001 certified as of January 29, 2020. Alation’s ISO 27001 certification is available here.

 

SOC 2: Alation maintains a SOC 2 report against Alation Cloud service. Our report is available here.

 

 

HIPAA: Alation has attained an attestation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance. Our report is available here.

 

 

Security documents can be requested through your sales representative. Security related issues can be reported through security@alation.com.