Knowing where your data resides is essential to any IT environment. Organizations cannot risk the harmful implications due to loss of data or suffer the penalties from a regulatory violation. In today’s business environment, the increased volume of data makes it a challenge to efficiently manage new or existing data. Nevertheless, it is a problem that all organizations need to address.
Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is the process and methodology to detect and prevent the unauthorized transmission or disclosure of sensitive information. DLP depends on a combination of people, processes, and technology as its strategic control foundation. These control elements work together to help ensure data is utilized in its intended manner.
Foundstone can help reduce your risk of exposure. Foundstone Professional Services’ Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Assessment identifies sensitive data that has been copied or is currently in transit from its original intended container. The assessment captures and identifies assets on the network, as well as items on hard drives. Foundstone has two assessment services options: