DLP Technologies

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?

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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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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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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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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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