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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

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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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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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