European Data Protection Digest

DLP On the Rise Due to Increased Enforcement

DATA PROTECTION—UK

July 23, 2010

New levying powers for the Information Commissioner's Office and increased enforcement seem to be causing companies to rethink their data loss prevention (DLP) strategies. For an SC Magazine article, Dan Raywood spoke with vendors in the DLP arena about the changes they see and found that companies seem to be taking data security more seriously due to the new powers. Neil Stephenson, CEO of the Onyx Group, outlines  suggestions for keeping data secure, including educating staff on the importance of reliable management processes, protecting data and deleting unnecessary data, as well as investing in encryption software.
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