Data Loss Prevention — Policies, Best Practices, and Evaluating DLP Software
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Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is a set of tools and processes designed to ensure that sensitive or confidential data on your network is not lost, stolen or misused by unauthorized users, hackers or compromised / malicious insiders.
By utilizing both DLP software and techniques, security professionals can stop data loss on their networks, preventing costly security events from occurring before they start.
What happens when a major company is faced with a massive data breach? After the data breach has been discovered, investigators often find out that the hackers have been occupying their network for days, if not months, and sometimes years. This is known as dwell time. In a SANS survey, 20 percent reported dwell times of a month or longer.