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Symantec Data Loss Prevention

Protects your confidential data from loss and theft

Discover, monitor, protect and manage your confidential data wherever it’s stored and used – across endpoints, mobile devices, network and storage systems - with the market-leading data loss prevention solution from Symantec.

Key Features

Discover, monitor, protect and manage your confidential data wherever it’s stored and used – across endpoints, mobile devices, network and storage systems - with the market-leading data loss prevention solution from Symantec.
  • Discover where data is stored across your endpoints and servers; identify true data owners and be alerted to unusual activity
  • Monitor how data is being used when users are on and off the corporate network
  • Protect data by notifying users about policy violations, securing exposed files and folders, and stopping outbound communications
  • Manage data loss policies, workflow and remediation, reporting and administration from a powerful web-based management console

New Features

Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12.5 introduces features that give you greater control over your confidential data and simplify the management of your data loss policies including:
  • NEW! Self-Service Remediation Portal enables business data owners to review and remediate network file policy violations directly from an intuitive online portal, and streamlines the risk remediation process.
  • IMPROVED! Endpoint Agent discovers data stored on Mac OS X; discovers, monitors and prevents events on Microsoft Windows 8.1; monitors virtual desktops and applications hosted by Citrix XenApp 6.5, VMware View and Microsoft Hyper-V; and monitors data transferred through the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
  • IMPROVED! Endpoint Agent Management provides enhanced agent health status reporting and more flexible deployment of different agent group configurations from a single endpoint server.
  • IMPROVED! Endpoint Communications allow more endpoint agents to connect to endpoint servers which improves system scalability and reduces the number of servers needed.
  • IMPROVED! Endpoint Indexed Document Matching evaluates documents for exact content matches on endpoints in real-time and provides greater control over data use when users are off the network.
  • IMPROVED! Exact Data Matching more accurately detects structured data (i.e., databases, spreadsheets) containing complex, multi-word phrases and Chinese, Japanese and Korean phrases which reduces false positives.
  • IMPROVED! Mobile Email Monitor detects confidential email downloaded by users to Android and iOS devices over the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol and provides greater visibility into BYOD.
  • IMPROVED! Network Monitor detects confidential data sent over the new version of the Internet Protocol, IPv6.
  • NEW! Single Server Installation support enables you to deploy the Enforce platform, detection servers, and Oracle database on a single physical server for branch offices or small organizations, and lowers hardware and maintenance costs.

Key Benefits

Symantec Data Loss Prevention protects your confidential data from loss and theft, helps you comply with privacy regulations, and safeguards your reputation.
  • Increases visibility into your data loss risk and delivers measurable risk reduction
  • Educates well-meaning employees of policy violations and prevents accidental data leaks
  • Stops malicious insiders from stealing valuable intellectual property such as product designs and financial reports
  • Helps you demonstrate compliance with privacy regulations such as the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the E.U. Data Protection Directive

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Posted: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM