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How to block confidental data

Created: 12 Dec 2012 | 3 comments

Hi all,

How to Block Confidental data in Symantec DLP.

cany share the steps to me.



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Ashish-Sharma's picture
  Chapter 1 - The Concept of DLP - Define What is Confidential and Find Where it is Stored

Chapter 2 - The Concept of DLP - Monitoring and Blocking Confidential Data

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

pete_4u2002's picture

firstly you need to identify the confidential documents/data then you need to create a policy based on that and set the response rules.

kishorilal1986's picture

Hi Mohan,

Please read carefully below note

For blocking , first u need to identify false negative incident correctly otherwise ur bussiness will hamper. so that u need to first designe and implement matured policies. after this evalutate the incident detection till accuracy u achive for false negative incidents .After then u can proceed to block confidentail data for blocking with responce rules featurs that DLP has.

Also refer

Symantec Data Loss Prevention Network Monitor inspects all network communications,

such as email, instant messages (IM), Web, FTP, P2P, and generic TCP, for confidential
data in violation of data security policies.
Symantec Data Loss Prevention Network Protect automatically protects stored
confidential data by quarantining, copying, or removing it from its stored location.
Symantec Data Loss Prevention Network Prevent proactively stops network
communications from being sent in violation of data security policies by conditionally
removing or routing messages that contain confidential data to an encryption gateway
for secure delivery.
Symantec Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Prevent blocks confidential files from being
copied to USB or other removable media devices, transferred over the network, burned to
CD/DVDs, copied to a drive, or printed or faxed electronically.
Also find the sheet for more details

b-dlp_network_protect_DS_14555666-1.en-us.pdf 795.4 KB