Netwrix empowers information security and governance professionals to reclaim control over sensitive, regulated and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides. Over 10,000 organizations worldwide rely on Netwrix solutions to secure sensitive data, realize the full business value of enterprise content, pass compliance audits with less effort and expense, and increase the productivity of IT teams and knowledge workers

Netwrix is a private IT security software company, which enables information security and governance professionals to reclaim control over sensitive, regulated and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides.Netwrix is based in Irvine, California and operates in the United States, EMEA and Asia Pacific region.

Netwrix focuses on IT auditing, and specializes in change, configuration and access auditing software with its Netwrix Auditor solution. Netwrix is a partner of Microsoft, VMware,EMC,NetApp and HP ArcSight.


Netwrix was founded by Alex Vovk and Michael Fimin in 2006.

In 2007, Netwrix released its first product, change auditing software for Active Directory.[9] This software was later folded into the company’s Change Reporter Suite, which was later renamed Netwrix Auditor.

In 2011, Netwrix released its SCOM Management Pack for Change Reporter Suite, which integrates Netwrix’s auditing solutions with Microsoft System Center.

The company released a new version of Active Directory Change Reporter in November 2012.

In June 2013, the company renamed its flagship product, Netwrix Change Reporter, Netwrix Auditor.

On 7 February 2017 Netwrix secured Series A financing from Washington, DC-based Updata Partners. 

On 28 November 2018 Netwrix acquired Concept Searching Limited.

In August 2019, Netwrix formed a strategic partnership with Mott MacDonald, a UK-based consultancy, to offer data classification technology to clients.


The company’s flagship product is Netwrix Auditor, formerly known as Change Reporter Suite. Netwrix Auditor delivers a single console for analysis, alerting and reporting on IT infrastructure changes. The product helps organizations track changes and access events across the IT environment, e.g. modifications in security configurations, systems, permissions and data, and provides information as a set of easy-to-read reports. Netwrix Auditor solves security, compliance and operational problems, e.g. mitigating risk of security breaches, reducing compliance costs and increasing the efficiency of IT operations.

In 2014 Netwrix introduced the special edition of Netwrix Auditor for five compliance standards (PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, SOX, GLBA).

This edition involved enhanced scalability and reporting capabilities, as well as AuditArchive storage that can hold audit data for upward of 10 years.

On 6 August 2019, Netwrix announced Netwrix Data Classification which uses technology from Concept Searching. The product identifies sensitive information and reduces its exposure by automatically tagging it with metadata

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