The first scalable data use protection platform

Enterprises have an unprecedented opportunity to leverage their data to innovate. However, without adequate tools to validate that sensitive data is used appropriately, enterprises struggle to maximize the value of their data while minimizing the risk of fines and customer mistrust. TrustLayers solves this problem. Now, companies can finally innovate, with confidence.

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The Product

Based on years of MIT research, TrustLayers introduces the first scalable, real-time data use protection platform. TrustLayers centralizes data usage policies, continuously analyzes data usage against those policies, and generates alerts on suspicious behavior. With TrustLayers, enterprises can maximize the value of their data with confidence. Learn how TrustLayers works.

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About Us

TrustLayers was born out of research conducted by Daniel Weitzner, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and Hal Abelson at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab on information accountability. These researchers believed access control and encryption were not capable of protecting privacy, and that laws and systems were needed to hold institutions accountable for the misuse of personal information. Realizing that enterprises lacked easy to use and actionable systems to protect against data misuse, Daniel partnered up with Adam Towvim to found TrustLayers in 2013. The first version of the product was released in late 2014.

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