Automating Data Loss Prevention

Automating Data Loss Prevention: Cybersecurity Best Practices

Privacy Compliance isn’t the only thing that can be automated today. As Cimplifi discusses, there is technology available for automating data loss prevention (DLP)!

Their post (Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Automating Data Loss Prevention, available here) discusses how encryption is a great tool for securing data, and it has been around for decades. But it has limitations, as evidenced by the four cybercrime statistics discussed here. Think those victims of cybercrime didn’t have encryption in their solutions? Of course, they did! Today’s data protection challenges require a next-level approach to data protection.

How secure is next-gen data protection as a service (also known as next-gen DPaaS or NGDP)? Consider this analogy:


Imagine taking important documents and storing them in a secure facility that is difficult to break into. Then, you shred those documents (in a cross-cut pattern, of course!). Then, you take some of those document shreds and you store them in other secure facilities. Imagine how difficult it would reconstitute those documents. You would have to break into multiple places, find all the pieces in multiple locations, then figure out which pieces go to which documents. That’s what an NGDP approach does to protect your data.

So, what are the three components of NGDP? And what are four characteristics of an effective NGDP solution for automating data loss prevention? Find out that and more here! It’s just one more click! And please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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