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Tag Archives: DLP

Is Software Disposal a Security Issue?

– I’ve done a fair amount of work on DLP (Data Leakage Protection), a major goal of which is ensuring that data media do not contain sensitive personal and intellectual property when they are thrown out. Approaches to achieving this include wiping out (overwriting or degaussing) electromagnetic…

Going for the Gold, Man

– It was all over the news on July 7, 2009. A lowly $400,000 per annum developer had stolen computer programs that contained Goldman Sachs’ secret sauce, while in the process of trying to download some open source programs … or so he apparently claimed. …

Data Loss (or Leak) Prevention (DLP) – Damming the Estuary

– For some time I have been seeking a metaphor for the well-nigh impossible task of protecting all the sensitive information in which organizations have been awash. And then I was invited to be on a panel at a recent “CSO Executive Seminar Series on Data Loss Prevention” event and so I…

How Deep in DLP Are You?

– While every security tool a vendor advertises to or demonstrates for you is purportedly the silver bullet that saves your organization from drowning in a virtual sea of hackers, rogues and spies, data-leakage protection – or prevention (DLP) is one for which many electrons have been slain to…