Data Governance and Security for Amazon Web Services

Enable consistent data governance and security across all your favorite AWS services including Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift.

Privacera and Amazon Web Services


Understand at a glance what sensitive data you have, where it is stored, and who is accessing it across AWS data services.


Democratize data by safely make more data available to more AWS users for analytics and reporting.


With Privacera and AWS, easily achieve and prove compliance with privacy regulations like GDPR and CCPA.

Privacera Integrates with Your Favorite AWS Services

Privacera enables consistent data governance and security across popular AWS services including Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, and more.

Balance Data Governance and Security with Analytics and Reporting

Privacera integrates seamlessly with Amazon S3, Amazon EMR, Amazon Athena and other AWS services and provides continuous governance, security, and privacy across the stack.

Discovery and Classification

Privacera automatically profiles and scans data in Amazon S3 as well as across tables/schemas in AWS Glue, Amazon DynamoDB, and other AWS databases and analytics services. Privacera uses machine learning and rules to detect and classify sensitive data, which is then tagged and stored in the Privacera catalog. Learn more about discovery and classification.

Centralized Access Management

Privacera access management consists of a centralized policy manager and ephemeral enforcement points that are initiated as needed. It leverages Apache Ranger to enable column, row and file-level access management and enforce centralized access policies across Amazon S3, Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, and other AWS services. Learn more about centralized access management.

Anonymization and Masking

Privacera de-identifies sensitive data with masking or encryption methods. Data can be anonymized before it lands in Amazon S3 or Privacera can dynamically de-anonymize the data based on user-level policies when it is accessed in Amazon EMR and other AWS services. Learn more about anonymization and masking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Privacera replace IAM policies?

Privacera does not replace IAM. Depending on the AWS service, Privacera can manage IAM roles and user assignments based on configured policies.

Does Privacera access management add any performance overhead?

Privacera differs from other solutions that act as middlemen for managing data requests and accessing data on behalf of the service. Privacera’s lightweight access enforcement points adds minimal processing to an existing user request.

Where is Privacera installed?

Privacera is implemented within the customer’s Amazon Virtual Private Cloud or AWS account.

Resources & Latest News


Security and Privacy for Modern Data Platforms

Learn how to enable comprehensive security, privacy and governance in big data and cloud environments using Privacera.


Privacera for Amazon EMR

Use this link to request a Docker package to install fine-grained access control to Amazon EMR.

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