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The definition of data loss prevention
Most people understand that data loss prevention tools help prevent the loss of data, but knowing exactly what the technology does and how are another question. Learn why DLP can be the cause of great confusion as you get the lowdown on the real definition of data loss prevention. Read Now
Data loss prevention is a technique used to prevent users from sending critical corporate information outside of the business. While the technology seems pretty simple, its implementation and features aren't necessarily that easy to understand.
In this Essential Guide featuring security expert Rich Mogull, learn the ins and outs of data loss prevention tools and technology -- all the way from knowing how to decide whether your organization should include it in its information security program to evaluating potential vendors and tools.
1What data loss prevention has to offer
Data loss prevention does more than just prevent the loss of data. Learn more about the top benefits DLP has to offer your organization.
2DLP features and functions
Data loss prevention products come in numerous shapes and sizes, most offering different functions and features. Learn more about the technology and what to expect from DLP implementation.
DLP vs. DLP lite
Do you know the difference between data loss prevention and DLP lite? Do you know how full-suite DLP differs from partial-suite tools? Or the seven content analysis techniques used by DLP technologies? Learn more now. Read Now
Explaining the four main elements of data loss prevention tools
Take an inside look at the four main elements of any full-suite data loss prevention tool: the central management server, network monitoring, storage DLP and endpoint DLP. Read Now
3The data loss prevention marketplace
The data loss prevention marketplace is vast, filled with many different vendors and products. Knowing what you're looking for rather than jumping in feet first is critical to finding the DLP vendor and product that best suits your enterprise security needs.
4Finalizing the DLP deal
At this stage in the game, you should understand what data loss prevention is, the benefits it has to offer, and what to look for in potential vendors and products. However, before making your final purchase, it is critical to understand if your organization needs DLP. Get help deciding.
Do you really need data loss prevention?
Data loss prevention isn't the best technology for every company, but how will you know if it can benefit your organization? Read some helpful hints on making the decision. Read Now
DLP questions to ask before buying
Before sealing the final purchasing deal, organizations should ask themselves these eight critical questions to get help deciding if a DLP tool will be beneficial to their security strategy. Read Now