SDM assists in the discovery of sensitive data, document it, and act on it. SDM offers out-of-the-box discovery of sensitive data such as social security numbers, credit card data, client names, etc. You can also add your own discovery, tailored to your industry. SDM protects and encrypts – offers end-to-end data privacy protection to sensitive data by leveraging hyper Format Preserving Encryption (FPE), protecting data over its entire lifecycle – from the point at which it is captured and throughout its movement across the extended enterprise, without gaps in protection. Assists organisations to comply with data privacy laws, changing privacy regulations create a real risk that sensitive data might not be managed in accordance with legislation and could be accidentally or deliberately exposed or leaked. Furthermore, it assists in increasing operational efficiency. Capture greater storage cost savings by archiving inactive structured data to cost-effective private or public cloud storage, while enabling users to directly search or query the archived data in the cloud.