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07
May

Is DLP All You Need to Meet Your Data Protection Requirements? Probably Not.

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Data loss prevention technologies often fail to meet an organization’s entire list of data protection requirements. That’s because DLP does one thing: prevent data from leaving an organization. DLP does this very effectively: DLP inspects data leaving the network or workstation. This inspection takes place only at the point of attempted data egress. Any other […]

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20
Mar

Is Office 365 DLP…Enough DLP?

Posted by | · | Data Loss Prevention · DLP False Positives · DLP Industry · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · Microsoft Office 365 · Pattern Matching · Regular Expression | No Comments on Is Office 365 DLP…Enough DLP?

Click here to request more information on O365 DLP capabilities and comparison More and more companies are seriously considering the data loss prevention features of Office 365. And well they should. O365’s DLP features have come a long way and now provide strong capabilities. But, is Office 365 DLP really enough DLP for your needs? […]

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24
Apr

The Death of Data Loss Prevention (As We Know It)

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Recent high profile breaches underscore the fact that data loss prevention (DLP) technologies are not as effective as we would hope. There are two major reasons for this: 1) traditional DLP technologies focus too much on content which can be maliciously manipulated and 2) traditional DLP discards non-policy violations (yes, events are simply dumped). DLP’s Content-Aware […]

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24
Jul

Is Office 365 Ready to Take On the Enterprise DLP Heavyweights?

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · · · | Data Loss Prevention · Digital Guardian · DLP Industry · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · Forcepoint · Symantec | No Comments on Is Office 365 Ready to Take On the Enterprise DLP Heavyweights?

Microsoft has jumped on the DLP bandwagon with some strong DLP capabilities. We often get asked why not just use Office 365 for DLP? We encourage companies to compare O365 capabilities against the leading enterprise solutions. DLP technologies like Digital Guardian, Forcepoint and Symantec provide better overall coverage and with more effective detection accuracy. Here are some questions to consider […]

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14
Jul

Data Masking, Discovery and DLP

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The data loss prevention space continues to confuse buyers. Recently a question was raised by a company that is looking for a data discovery tool, with the end goal of protecting their sensitive data. The company is reviewing technologies and bouncing around some different spaces: eDiscovery, Data Masking and Data Loss Prevention. Their requirements include […]

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21
Mar

DLP Vendors Update – 2017

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Being that DLP Experts lives in the data loss prevention world, we keep constant tab of the DLP marketplace. We monitor the ebbs and flows, births and marriages, and yes even the deaths. For many years, there was an identity crisis of sorts, with many different types of products claiming to be “data loss prevention.” […]

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10
May

CASB and DLP – It’s all the same. Or is it?

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While DLP Experts focus is on data loss prevention technologies, questions around DLP in the cloud invariably bring up discussions on CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker) solutions. These questions are becoming more and more frequent from our customers – pretty much daily – underscoring the importance of protecting sensitive data in the cloud. We often have […]

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06
Mar

Data Loss Prevention Take-Aways from RSA 2016

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Another RSA Conference, come and gone. In spite of a few changes to the market landscape, the interest in data loss prevention (DLP) technologies seems to be as strong as ever. In fact, the number of vendors touting data loss prevention capabilities continues to grow, even as the numbers decrease among enterprise data loss prevention […]

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28
Sep

Preventing Data Loss = DLP + ICAP Proxy

Posted by | No Tags | Blue Coat · CA · Code Green Networks · Data Loss Prevention · DLP False Positives · DLP Industry · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · McAfee · RSA · Symantec · Websense | No Comments on Preventing Data Loss = DLP + ICAP Proxy

Download the White Paper Aside from a few new features each year, the core of the Data Loss Prevention marketplace has been pretty well-baked for a number of years. That’s why it surprises me still to hear new buyers of DLP frustrated to find that they will need to have an ICAP-capable proxy in order […]

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05
Mar

Wading Through the DLP Incident Swamp

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Any company that has toiled through an extensive data loss prevention (DLP) technology implementation will find that the real work is just starting. Not long after deployment and the configuring of initial policies, solutions often start throwing off more events than designated handlers can reasonably manage. When this happens, DLP vendors point to the need […]

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