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Data Loss Prevention: A Step-by-Step Guide to Blocking Leaks

This document outlines the steps can you take to block data leaks without compromising the day-to-day business.

A total of 90 percent of active DLP installations are running in ‘monitoring only’ mode. This means they watch for leaked data but don’t do anything to stop it. It seems logical that the first step in the successful deployment of DLP solutions would be to prevent data leakage. However, the impact DLP technology can have on an organizations day-to-day operations means that these ‘monitoring only’ DLP installations are sometimes the most economical. This guide was created for solution providers and offers tips on blocking leaks without jeopardizing everyday business.


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