PKWARE Wins Gold in the 2021 American Business Awards

April 30, 2021

Company’s data security suite honored for ability to help enterprises protect sensitive data and meet compliance needs

MILWAUKEE – April 30, 2021 – PKWARE, a global leader in automated data security, today announced it was named a winner of two Gold Stevie® Awards in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®. PKWARE’s Data Security Platform, PK Protect, was recognized in the following categories: Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution and International Data Protection Solution.

“PKWARE being honored by the Stevie Awards underscores the critical role that automated data security solutions play in a company’s cybersecurity hygiene,” said Spencer Kupferman, CEO of PKWARE. “More than 1,200 customers worldwide rely daily on our PK Protect Suite, showcasing its effectiveness and scalability to protect sensitive data and meet a dynamic compliance regulation environment.”

PKWARE’s PK Protect Suite removes the guesswork and legwork for customers by eliminating data security gaps, automating the management and protection of sensitive information, and meeting data compliance goals – all with the ability to tailor the solution to the unique needs of any industry. Driven by powerful automation capabilities, the technology monitors and protects sensitive information in files on endpoints, servers and more – to prevent data breaches and comply with a range of regulations specific to location or industry. With the PK Protect Suite, businesses are empowered to work safely with sensitive data to make better business decisions, gain greater customer insights, move to the cloud and generate new revenue streams.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, June 30. More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we’re poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months,” said Stevie Awards president Maggie Gallagher. “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2021 Stevie winners are available at

PKWARE offers the only data discovery and protection solution that locates and secures sensitive data to minimize organizational risks and costs, regardless of device or environment. Our ultra-efficient, scalable software is simple to use on a broad range of data types and repositories, enabling precise, automated visibility and control of personal data, even in the fastest-moving, most complex IT environments. With more than 1,200 customers, including many of the world’s retailers, healthcare organizations, and government agencies, PKWARE continues to innovate as an award-winning global leader in data discovery, security and compliance. To learn more, visit

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