Data governance that scales

Modern data observability and access control that works on any stack, at any scale, anywhere

Formal empowers engineering and security teams to automate and scale data access control across their entire data infrastructure.

Discover

Understand your data with continuous data discovery and classification

Query-level visibility
PII & PHI data detection and classification
Live database catalog
Control

Protect your most sensitive data at query-run time and across your entire infrastructure

Dynamic Masking Policies
ABAC/RBAC and Row-Level Security Policies
Unified policies that work across any data stores
Field encryption
Monitor

Ongoing monitoring to help your team stay on top of compliance and security standards

Security Alerts with SIEM integration
Automated request workflow
Real-time threat detection
Ongoing monitoring to help your team stay on top of compliance and security standards

Formal is the ultimate data governance solution

Formal decouples access controls from your data stores and provides a centralized platform to manage data access with automated access workflows, masking, and security controls.

With Formal

With Formal data access is unified and scalable.

Centralize access control on a single platform
See data changes at a glance
Scale global policies across your data sources

Without Formal

Without Formal access to data is scattered and not scalable.

Need access to each data source
Struggle to see who creates data, when and how it’s used
Repeat applying policies across the platform