Data Loss Prevention

Data Loss Prevention news, solutions, and analysis for IT professionals

Confidential business data at risk at the border

U.S. agents can search and seize the laptops of international travelers at the border, so take precautions to protect confidential business information.

Security Manager's Journal: The ins and outs of extending DLP

I love DLP! That's not a statement that would sell a chief financial officer on data leak prevention, but I can show real ROI from our deployment as well.


Symantec software monitors sensitive Apple iOS iPhone, iPad e-mail

Symantec today said the updated version of its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) suite will be able to monitor confidential data sent by e-mail via Apple iPhones and iPads.

How much do data breaches cost? More than you think

According to Symantec, data spills cost US companies nearly $200 per record lost -- a good reason why organizations need to do a better job of protecting our data.

Unix: Rootkit detection and prevention

You could have a rootkit infection right now and be totally unaware. One of the key goals of a rootkit is, after all, to go undetected. If the rootkit is hiding files, processes, logins, etc., how would you know? If you can't see it,...

Security Manager's Journal: Did DLP tool prevent an assault?

A data loss prevention tool flags keywords that lead to the discovery of a possible conspiracy to commit a crime.

IT security vendor Verdasys brings DLP to the cloud

Security vendor Verdasys says it's ready to bring data loss prevention (DLP) to the cloud.

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