Data Loss Prevention

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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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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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

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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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09
Jun

New Urgency in DLP Leads to Rush to DLP Silver Bullet?

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A new article from banktech.com says that companies in the financial services industry “are finding that data loss prevention is taking on a new urgency.”  With the daily laundry list of new data breaches and the never-ending media coverage, it’s no wonder financial services companies–and those in many other industries–are taking note. At DLP Experts […]

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17
Jan

DLP Product Guide for RSA Conference Expo 2011

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With Gartner estimating the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) market to reach $400 million in 2011[1] and with adoption of DLP technologies moving quickly down to the small to medium enterprise, DLP is no longer an unknown quantity.  In spite of this progress, DLP remains a market shrouded by confusion over everything from the definition of […]

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07
Sep

DLP Myth #6: The “perfect” DLP solution exists

Posted by | No Tags | Analysts · Code Green Networks · Data Loss Prevention · DLP Industry · DLP Outlook · DLP Process · DLP Products · DLP Technologies · DLP Vendors · Fidelis · Gartner · GTB Technologies · RSA · Symantec | No Comments on DLP Myth #6: The “perfect” DLP solution exists

Again, I’ll take some heat from a number of vendors because of this post, but it’s something I’ve said before and DLP buyers need to be aware of it.  In the past, I’ve spoken of the “perfect” DLP solution, but it’s unfair of me to use that word.  So, I’ll retract the word “perfect” and […]

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03
Sep

Employees Are More Apt to Take Company Data than a Stapler

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The title of this post is taken from the headline of a press release from SailPoint as reported in NetworkWorld.  While it is a great headline, more importantly it should tell us that no organization’s data is safe, especially for those laying off employees.  For me the takeaway from SailPoint’s survey is that companies should […]

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