Data Governance and Security for Microsoft Azure

Enable consistent data governance and security across all your favorite Microsoft Azure services including SQL Data Warehouse and Azure Data Lake Storage.

Privacera and Microsoft Azure


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


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


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

Privacera Integrates with Your Favorite Azure Services

Privacera enables consistent data governance and security across popular Azure services including Azure HDInsight, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and more.

Balance Data Governance and Security with Analytics and Reporting

Privacera integrates seamlessly with Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Databricks and other Microsoft Azure services and provides continuous governance, security, and privacy across the stack.

Discovery and Classification

Privacera automatically profiles and scans data in Azure Data Lake Store as well as across tables/schema created in SQL Server and other databases running on Azure. The files and tables are tagged and the data classifications are stored in the Privacera catalog. Learn more about discovery and classification.

Centralized Access Management

Privacera enables centralized access management using Apache Ranger across Azure HDInsight, ADLS and other Azure services. Privacera enables row and column-level access control in Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Apache HBase, as well as databases such as SQL Server. 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 on Azure or Privacera can dynamically de-anonymize the data based on user-level policies when it is accessed in HDInsight and other Azure services. Learn more about anonymization and masking.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does Privacera enforce access management?

Privacera plugins, based on Apache Ranger, enforce fine-grained access management in Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Apache HBase as well as in traditional databases such as SQL Server. Policies are managed centrally in the policy UI and enforced using Privacera plugins or data server (proxy).

Does Privacera discovery need to be scheduled to scan data?

Privacera discovery engine constantly monitors Azure Storage for new files and databases for new tables. When new data is detected, the Privacera discovery engine is automatically triggered and scans the new file or table.

Is Privacera integrated with Azure Data Catalog?

Privacera works across any metadata store for Microsoft Azure, including Azure Data Catalog. Privacera synchronizes and stores data classifications in its own metadata store and enables tag-based access policies based on data classifications.

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