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Data Loss Protection

Data loss protection (DLP) is a method for detecting and preventing data breaches on computer networks and data leaks outside of the organization. DLP tools classify information such as files, emails, applications, and packets as it is being stored, used, or transmitted. Sensitive data is monitored and protected when DLP software detects potential threats, such as ransomware attacks.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Data Loss Protection

Companies can use DLP to protect personal identification information, intellectual property, mobile devices, and cloud-based data. DLP software can help implement policies and apply data protection measures. Policies can be applied dynamically and include logs, reports, tags, and encryption.

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