Enveil's funding is profiled in the Baltimore Business Journal
The startup was founded in September 2016 to address a cybersecurity "blind spot," using technology initially spearheaded inside the National Security Agency. Existing data encryption strategies typically focus on protecting data while it is at rest — sitting on a server, for example — or in transit. But data is at risk when it is being used as well, and that is where Enveil aims to protect it. Enveil allows enterprises to securely operate on data in the cloud, without ever decrypting.
The company has 10 employees and is working on building up its customer base, namely in industries like financial services and banking, data aggregation and health care. Williams said it has been exciting to "kind of build a new market" for Enveil within the cyber space. She said the transition from working in public organizations to a private operation has been like "night and day," but she has always wanted to start her own business and she is enjoying the freedom that comes on the commercial side of things.
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