Data Leak Prevention (DLP) is a set of technologies aimed at curtailing the loss of sensitive organizational data.
These technologies help organizations understand what type of data they have, and prevent potential leaks that could be happening on a daily basis. While implementing a Data Leak Prevention solution requires significant effort, it can greatly reduce risk to the organization.
Integrating a Data Leak Prevention solution also requires adopting a strategic approach that addresses risks, impacts and mitigation steps, along with appropriate governance and assurance measures.
Data leak prevention can help organizations reap several benefits, namely: