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Data Loss Prevention (DLP) are services and measures taken to ensure sensitive/critical information does not leave an organization, electronically. In addition to perimeter security, security on endpoints (laptops, PCs) are also locked.

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Qualys and Ivanti Partnership Boasts an Incredibly Robust Vulnerability Management Platform
August 05, 2020

Qualys VMDR and Ivanti have announced a new partnership dedicated to improving the detection and patching of vulnerabilities. Announced July 30, the Qualys and Ivanti Partnership have already gone live as an integrated component of the VMDR solution.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech) &
Jimmy Tom (Info-Tech)

Remote Work Landscape Pushes Microsoft to Releases Endpoint DLP and Double Key Encryption Features for Added Data Security
August 05, 2020

Microsoft recently previewed the specific features to tackle data security and risk management for end users with Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Double Key Encryption. The reason for the launch? The increasing shift towards a remote work environment and a need to mitigate the accompanying risks.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

IBM Raises Price on Software Support; Shoves Customers Toward the Cloud
August 05, 2020

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

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McAfee

McAfee DLP

McAfee Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) safeguards intellectual property and ensures compliance by protecting sensitive data wherever it lives—on premises, in the cloud, or at the endpoints. McAfee Total Protection for DLP is delivered through physical or virtual low-maintenance appliances and the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator platform for streamlined deployment, management, updates, and reports.

8.9

Composite Score

9.0

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

93%

Likeliness to Recommend

10

Reviews

IBM

IBM DLP

IBM Data Security Services – enterprise data loss prevention solution, leveraging Symantec’s data loss prevention technology, is designed to help your company better identify sensitive data, monitor and control its usage and protect your assets without impeding business productivity and expansion.

8.1

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

14

Reviews

Microsoft

Microsoft BitLocker

Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption is a new security feature that provides better data protection for your computer, by encrypting all data stored on the Windows operating system volume. (In this version of Windows, a volume consists of one or more partitions on one or more hard disks. BitLocker works with simple volumes, where one volume is one partition.

8.0

Composite Score

8.4

CX Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

55

Reviews

Cisco Systems

Cisco DLP

The Cisco Data Loss Prevention solution delivers high-performance, comprehensive data loss prevention - helping organizations of all sizes prevent leaks, enforce compliance, and protect their brand and reputation

7.9

Composite Score

8.1

CX Score

+77

Emotional Footprint

83%

Likeliness to Recommend

20

Reviews

Trend Micro

Trend Micro DLP

Trend Micro™ Integrated DLP minimizes the complexity and cost of data security by integrating DLP functionality directly into your existing Trend Micro solutions and management consoles.

7.8

Composite Score

8.0

CX Score

+78

Emotional Footprint

77%

Likeliness to Recommend

13

Reviews

ForcePoint (Websense)

Forcepoint Data Security Suite

Websense® Data Security Suite contains three modules — Data Security Gateway, Data Discover, and Data Endpoint — that can help manage the risk of losing your data to malicious users or accidental misuse. Each module can be licensed separately if you plan to start with one capability and later expand to others.

7.5

Composite Score

7.8

CX Score

+81

Emotional Footprint

71%

Likeliness to Recommend

16

Reviews

Symantec

Symantec DLP

Symantec extends data loss prevention to the cloud and across all of your high-risk data loss channels, so you can discover, monitor, and protect your information more completely and effectively.

7.3

Composite Score

7.2

CX Score

+64

Emotional Footprint

76%

Likeliness to Recommend

27

Reviews

Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point DLP

Check Point Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Software Blade combines technology and processes to revolutionize DLP, helping businesses to pre-emptively protect sensitive information from unintentional loss, educating users on proper data handling policies and empowering them to remediate incidents in real-time.

6.9

Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+77

Emotional Footprint

54%

Likeliness to Recommend

18

Reviews

Trustwave Holdings, Inc.

Trustwave DLP

Trustwave Data Loss Prevention helps enterprises discover, monitor and secure data at rest, in motion, and in use to prevent exfiltration and ensure regulatory compliance.

8.1

Composite Score

8.3

CX Score

+84

Emotional Footprint

85%

Likeliness to Recommend

6

Reviews

Proofpoint

Proofpoint Enterprise Privacy

Industry-Leading Data Loss Prevention and Encryption to control information that leaves your organization in your emails, social media and web file sharing—and protect it from exposure at all times

7.9

Composite Score

8.1

CX Score

+85

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

6

Reviews

Sophos

Sophos Enduser Protection Bundles

When you select a Sophos Enduser Protection bundle, you get more than just a great value. You get a set of products designed and supported by a single company focused on delivering security made simple. To us, that means the products are easy to use and that they complement each other, working even better together than they do on their own. For you, it means less work for better protection, with expert support just a phone call or email away.

7.3

Composite Score

7.9

CX Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

65%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

Broadcom Inc.

CA Data Loss Prevention

Whether it’s on-premises, mobile or the cloud, CA Technologies' data protection solutions can meet your data security and regulatory requirements while enabling business to continue. It will allow your business to discover, classify and control of sensitive information across all phases of the data lifecycle: whether data is in-use, in-motion, at-rest or at-access.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Clearswift

Clearswift Adaptive Data Loss Prevention

Clearswift’s DLP technology automatically applies the optimal security treatment based on the data’s content, context and required regulation policy. It helps protect and secure critical information as it is shared via email, the internet or cloud.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Code Green Networks

Code Green Networks TrueDLP

Code Green Networks TrueDLP is a complete Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution that allows companies to effectively discover, monitor, control, and secure sensitive data, whether on the network, in use on desktops or laptops, at rest on end-user devices and network servers, or stored in the cloud.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Fidelis Cybersecurity

Fidelis Network

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is crucial to ensure that data is not lost, misused or accessed by unapproved individuals. It is largely driven by regulatory compliance as enterprises today must be able to demonstrate adequate care has been taken to avert the loss and theft of confidential and sensitive information on their networks.

--

Composite Score

10.0

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Dell EMC

EMC RSA Data Loss Prevention

RSA Data Loss Prevention (DLP): Discover and monitor the location and flow of sensitive data such as customer credit card data, employee PII, or corporate intellectual property. Educate end users and enforce controls to prevent loss of sensitive data through email, web, PCs, smartphones, and more.

--

Composite Score

7.9

CX Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

93%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian DLP

Breaches are inevitable, losing data is not. Digital Guardian for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) gives you everything you need – the deepest visibility, the fine-grained control and the industry’s broadest data loss protection coverage – to stop sensitive data from getting out of your organization.

--

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

InfoWatch

InfoWatch DLP

InfoWatch software solutions are designed to control the handling of corporate data and protect it from being leaked or inappropriately shared, and to minimize the risks associated with the transmission of information.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

DeviceLock

DeviceLock DLP

DeviceLock provides network administrators the ability to set and enforce contextual policies for how, when, where to, and by whom data can or can’t be moved to or from company laptops or desktop PCs via devices like phones, digital cameras, USB sticks, CD/DVD-R, tablets, printers or MP3 players. In addition, policies can be set and enforced for copy operations via the Windows Clipboard, as well as screenshot operations on the endpoint computer.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Wave systems Corp.

Wave Data Protection Suite

The Wave Data Protection Suite goes wherever your devices go, on or off your network, online or offline. Which means it protects your data from the full range of modern risks: device theft, missent emails, flash drives, portable hot spots, hardware keyloggers. All the stuff your nightmares are made of. And it’s managed with a single console

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Blue Coat

Blue Coat DLP

Safeguard your sensitive company data. Blue Coat Data Loss Prevention (DLP) enables you to detect and block potential data leaks quickly and accurately, all while achieving industry and regulatory compliance. With Blue Coat DLP, you can leverage powerful discovery capabilities to prevent sensitive, unsecured data from traveling across the network and winding up in the wrong hands.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

22%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Imperva

Imperva DLP

SecureSphere data protection solutions address all aspects of database security and compliance with database auditing and real-time protection that will not impact performance or availability. SecureSphere scales to support the largest database and Big Data installations. By automating security and compliance, it is not surprising that thousands of organizations choose Imperva SecureSphere for data to safeguard their most valuable assets.

--

Composite Score

8.8

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Virtru

Virtru DLP

Virtru DLP is the easiest, most convenient way to prevent sensitive information from leaking outside of your organization unencrypted. Whether you need to comply with regulations or protect financial, legal, or HR information, Virtru DLP makes it easy.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Open Text Corporation

OpenText DLP

Secure mail data loss prevention helps ensure critical business information is protected based on your organization's security needs.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

HP Atalla

HP Atalla Information Protection and Control (IPC) Suite solves the complex challenge of providing data classification and data security by providing organizations the means to bring protection to the data itself. HP Atalla IPC applies protection at a point where information is created, and makes that protection persistent, so it follows the information wherever it goes. This secures sensitive data no matter where it actually resides.

--

Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+98

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

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Qualys and Ivanti Partnership Boasts an Incredibly Robust Vulnerability Management Platform
August 05, 2020

Qualys VMDR and Ivanti have announced a new partnership dedicated to improving the detection and patching of vulnerabilities. Announced July 30, the Qualys and Ivanti Partnership have already gone live as an integrated component of the VMDR solution.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech) &
Jimmy Tom (Info-Tech)

Remote Work Landscape Pushes Microsoft to Releases Endpoint DLP and Double Key Encryption Features for Added Data Security
August 05, 2020

Microsoft recently previewed the specific features to tackle data security and risk management for end users with Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Double Key Encryption. The reason for the launch? The increasing shift towards a remote work environment and a need to mitigate the accompanying risks.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

IBM Raises Price on Software Support; Shoves Customers Toward the Cloud
August 05, 2020

IBM is changing the terms of its ubiquitous Passport Advantage agreement to remove entitled discounts on over 5,000 on-premises software products, resulting in an immediate price increase for IBM Software & Support (S&S) across its vast customer landscape.

Author: Scott Bickley (Info-Tech)

RiskSense Releases a Unified Infrastructure Security Risk Management Program
July 23, 2020

RiskSense announced on July 13 its new version of the cloud-delivered RiskSense risk management platform. The main draw of the program is its holistic risk calculation across CVEs and CWEs.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

DeviceLock Acquired by Cyberprotection Vendor Acronis
July 21, 2020

To bolster and broaden its data privacy capabilities for end users, cyber and data protection vendor Acronis has acquired DLP player DeviceLock. The acquisition aligns with the increasingly prevalent role that data privacy plays in cybersecurity.

Author: Cassandra Cooper (Info-Tech)

Address the Root of Your Vulnerabilities in a Resource-Tight Period
July 20, 2020

Cyberthreats are omnipresent for any enterprise. Monitoring ingress and egress points while still conducting business is a balance security professionals attempt to strike. Couple this with the continued security issues around remote work during the pandemic, and security teams have their hands full.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Kenna Security Releases Tool for the Custom Benchmarking of Vulnerability Management Programs
July 15, 2020

On May 26, Kenna Security released its new Prioritization to Prediction Benchmark Survey. This free tool provides organizations with the ability to compare their vulnerability management programs to industry averages Kenna Security has compiled over the years.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

How Will Work From Home Change Vulnerability and Patch Management for Businesses in the Future?
July 10, 2020

COVID-19 has changed a great deal about how businesses operate. From a security perspective, however, COVID-19 caught many businesses off guard. The shift from working in the office to working from home has made it difficult for security measures to keep pace. Specifically, how are businesses meant to maintain the same secure networks when their employees are no longer working in the office? Outside of the security of the IT departments, IT and security have a tough time ensuring that patching and vulnerability management remain at the forefront of a business’s priorities.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

GTB Technologies Adds Multi-Tenancy to DLP SDK
July 10, 2020

GTB Technologies, a smaller vendor known for dedicating itself solely to DLP solutions, has introduced a new multi-tenancy feature for its SDK that aims to improve quality and efficiency for DLP-integrated application development.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Zecurion DLP 10 New Features: User Behavior Analytics
June 12, 2020

Among the full set of features available in Zecurion’s new DLP product is the ability to perform user behavior analytics to help spot data loss events before they occur.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Zecurion DLP 9 Recommended by SC Magazine
June 12, 2020

Zecurion has one of the most robust DLP products on the market and this fact was recently recognized by SC Magazine, who placed the product in its “pick-of-the-litter" category for DLP.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Kenna Security Offers Vulnerability Management Options: Kenna.VM & Kenna.VI
May 27, 2020

Kenna Security deployed their new data driven vulnerability management program, Kenna.VM and accessory program, Kenna.VI. Released on April 28th, Kenna.VM was created with the purpose to set service-level agreements (SLAs) with risk tolerance in mind.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Rapid7 Penetration Tests Show That Businesses Are Getting Better at Network Security
May 11, 2020

We often hear that businesses are continually cyber insecure or under attack. However, recent penetration testing from Rapid7 shows that businesses are getting better at securing their networks against cyberattacks. While organizations continue to have exploitable weaknesses, attackers are having greater difficulty penetrating deeper into businesses’ networks.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

IBM Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Leave Enterprises Open to Remote Execution Attacks
April 30, 2020

Four zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered in IBM’s Data Risk Manager. While the vulnerabilities are concerning, more so is IBM’s response when addressed. The company simply stated, “It’s out of scope.” – meaning it had no intention to rectify or address the issue.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Will New IoT Security Frameworks Push Compliance Obligations to the Forefront of Security Discussions?
April 30, 2020

The Internet of Things is increasingly embedded with our daily lives. While these devices make life more accessible, for every new device, a new attack vector for cyberattackers is created.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Qualys VMDR Is Now Live: Increasing Security Threats Requires Strong Vulnerability Management Software
April 23, 2020

Qualys VMDR has hit the live market. Originally unveiled in February 2020 at Qualys Security Conference, VMDR is now publicly available as of April 16, 2020. Partnering with both large and small MSSPs, VMDR is designed to be scalable to any business enterprise and to automate the entire management cycle on all endpoints.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

GTB Technologies Recognized as Best Data Loss Prevention Solutions Provider for 2020
March 31, 2020

GTB Technologies has been recognized as “Best Data Loss Prevention Solutions Provider for 2020.” With organizations addressing digital transformation and a growing remote workforce, the risk of data breaches is increased from both insider and outsider perspectives.

Author: Shastri Sooknanan (Info-Tech)

Windows 7 End-of-Life Troubles Continue: ESUs Don’t Apply to Enterprises That Purchased Licences
March 17, 2020

Microsoft’s end-of-life support for Windows 7 has run into its first set of issues with its extended security updates (ESUs). Administrators who paid for the ESU found out their downloads are not applying.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Qualys Unveils Its New Vulnerability Management, Detection, and Response Matrix
March 17, 2020

Qualys’ newest product, VMDR (Vulnerability Management, Detection, and Response), will be available in March and will provide an all-in-one cloud-based solution for vulnerability management. VMDR will automate the entire management cycle on all endpoints.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Microsoft Unveils Tamper Support for Windows 10 Defender Advanced Threat Protection
March 16, 2020

Microsoft has added its Windows 10 Tamper Protection controls to the public version of Microsoft Defender. Previously available only to enterprise users, Tamper Protection is intended to better detect threats that make it past other defences and to provide remediation suggestions.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Qualys Discovers Critical Flaw With OpenBSD Mail Server, Multiple Programs Vulnerable
March 11, 2020

Qualys Research Labs, a vulnerability management provider, discovered a vulnerability in the OpenSMTPD Mail server used in conjunction with the OpenBSD operating system. This flaw allows for an attacker to execute arbitrary code with command privileges.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

United Nations Faces Cyber-Espionage; Failure to Patch Causes Breach
March 03, 2020

A leaked UN report showed that servers were compromised during a cyberattack that exploited an older version of Microsoft SharePoint. This breach is a case study in the importance of both patch management and transparency.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Microsoft Troubles Continue; Zero-Day Vulnerability Places Windows Users at Risk
February 24, 2020

Reported by Microsoft on January 17, the company admitted to another vulnerability in the older versions of its Windows products. A vulnerability in the remote code execution (RCE) was found in the scripting engine of Internet Explorer (IE).

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Windows 7 Reaches End of Life; Are You About to Pay the Price?
February 24, 2020

Last fall, Microsoft announced that it would be ending support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Windows 10 Security Flaw Discovered; Millions of Devices at Risk
January 28, 2020

On January 14, Microsoft issued a statement acknowledging a crucial security flaw within its Windows 10 operating systems: a failure in the Windows 10 CryptoAPI service that affects both Windows 10 and Windows Server Update systems.

Author: Isaac Kinsella (Info-Tech)

Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition
December 31, 2019

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

Zecurion Offers Flexible Rules and Data Discovery Tool to Boost DLP Outcomes
December 18, 2019

Zecurion DLP offers a robust set of features, including optical-character and voice analysis (for images and recordings, respectively), but equally attention-grabbing is the level of granularity that can be applied to Zecurion’s rules configuration.

Author: Logan Rohde (Info-Tech)

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