Digital Guardian has been a data loss prevention (DLP) leader for some time, so we’d all do well to listen when it says the future of DLP will focus on data, user behavior, and conditions of use.
Digital Guardian’s DLP solution is already incorporating user and entity behavior analytics, meaning that it looks at the patterns of use, the conditions under which data is used, and the users or entities using the data.
The idea is to reduce user friction (i.e. false positives) and to bolster data protection by taking a holistic view of data use and not just of the data itself, which is only a part of the story. Taken together, this functionality can speed up incident detection and remediation time – perhaps even before an incident has happened, as irregular data use helps you spot an issue before it really starts.
Digital Guardian’s DLP solution currently offers behavior analytics and it’s something we can expect the company to double down on going forward, as Digital Guardian sees these analytics as the future of DLP technology.
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DLP solutions are getting more and more advanced, but we should be wary about relying on them too much. Is Digital Guardian’s behavior analytics functionality cool? Yes, it is. But DLP products should be used only as a last line of defense.
One day, we may be able to control DLP entirely from software solutions. Until then, DLP programs will be most successful when they incorporate data classification, which helps narrow the range of data access variables and thus boosts the performance of any DLP solution.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.