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Data Loss Prevention and the Financial Firm

Posted on December 15, 2013 in White Papers | by

The financial industry runs on sensitive information.  From confidential customer information and payment card account numbers to sensitive financial analyses, the lifeblood of financial firms is their ability to protect secrets.  While many financial firms have invested significant time and energy into identifying sensitive information, many fall short in their ability to detect and control the unauthorized leakage of that information.

Data loss comes in many forms, ranging from the malicious insider seeking to sell a competitor proprietary information to an undertrained administrative assistant accidentally attaching the wrong file to an e-mail message.  Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology offers information security staff the ability to monitor hosts and networks for potential leaks and stop them before it is too late.

Read the full white paper: Data Loss Prevention and the Financial Firm

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

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