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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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28
Oct

Failure To Deploy: Aided And Abetted By Shelfware

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Blog post by Jared Thorkelson at Dark Reading It takes more than technology acquisition to protect against the insider threat — just ask the NSA  Recent news reports indicate the NSA had acquired technologies to help prevent the leakage of classified data, but failed to deploy them before contractor Edward Snowden began working there. The […]

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16
Sep

The Breach in the Ointment of the Affordable Care Act

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While certainly not one of the most significant breaches we’ve seen in recent memory in terms of sheer data loss size, this breach has the power to become leverage in one of the most divisive political battles of our time: the Affordable Care Act. Last week an employee of MNsure, the state of Minnesota’s new […]

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30
Aug

Data Breach Underscores Need for Data Security Tools

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The recent Advocate Medical Group breach underscores the need for more data security technologies to safeguard protected health information (PHI). After four computers were discovered stolen, an investigation determined that patient PHI had been stored on them. While the exact PHI content of the computers is not known, media reports indicate that more than 4 […]

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22
Aug

Beware DLP Quotes without packaged deployment services

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Today I met with the third company in as many months that has acquired data loss prevention (DLP) enforcement technologies without also being quoted for professional deployment services. In today’s world of DLP, almost no company should attempt to implement enterprise DLP (network, storage and endpoint) without a professional services engagement. In fact, most DLP […]

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20
Aug

New Add-On DLP Features Introduced… Again

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Each day, my custom DLP news alert delivers a load of new and interesting DLP-related tidbits from around the globe. At it again this week, are a couple of non-DLP vendors touting exciting “new data loss prevention features” added to their product offering. But, are these solutions all they’re cracked up to be? (Parenthetically, let […]

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17
Jan

DLP Buyer’s Guide for RSA Conference Expo 2013

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The new DLP Buyer’s Guide for RSA Conference Expo 2013 has arrived. In creating this year’s Buyer’s Guide, we discovered some interesting findings. The first wasn’t all that surprising: many vendors are still trying to ride the coattails of the data loss prevention marketplace. Understandably, these companies want to be discovered by potential buyers in […]

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27
Dec

RSA Conference and Data Loss Prevention

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So, RSA is just around the corner and like previous years, there are a number of DLP vendors that have nothing at all to do with “data loss prevention,” yet leverage this phrase to describe themselves. With all the hubbub about protecting data, many vendors just want their piece of the DLP pie, regardless of […]

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05
Dec

2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention

Posted by | No Tags | Analysts · CA · Data Loss Prevention · DLP Industry · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · Gartner · McAfee · RSA · Symantec · Verdasys · Websense | No Comments on 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention

Since “gartner dlp” is one of the leading search terms at DLP Experts, we’ve decided to provide links to sources for downloading the 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention. Please be sure your copy is the most recent given the document was revised to correct some vendor information (for more details see […]

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29
Jun

Predictions: 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Loss Prevention

Posted by | No Tags | Analysts · CA · Code Green Networks · Data Loss Prevention · DLP Industry · DLP Outlook · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · Fidelis · Gartner · GTB Technologies · McAfee · RSA · Symantec · Websense | No Comments on Predictions: 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Loss Prevention

Recent trends show an increase in organizations searching for information on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Loss Prevention (DLP).  That tells us it’s that time of year again.  Time for Gartner’s annual report on Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention, which, according to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant and MarketScopes information page has been slated for release Q2 […]

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