back to article InteliSecure buys UK data loss rival as European bridgehead

US-based InteliSecure has acquired Reading, UK-based Pentura in deal designed to allow it to deliver Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology as a managed service. Financial terms of the deal, announced Wednesday, were not disclosed. InteliSecure specialises in managed DLP and critical asset protection services while Pentura …

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    "Data Loss Prevention"

    if only James Forbin had had access to that technology...........

  2. Robert Helpmann?? Silver badge
    Childcatcher

    Anti-sieve Technology

    My experience is that one of the biggest biggest factors in the lack of uptake of DLP has been that it would block access to personal email, social media and similar web sites at work. A potential spy might not be able to burn a CD or plug in a thumb drive to copy all of a victim's data, but being able to upload it to the cloud works just fine. Any hole in the protection that DLP offers makes the entire effort useless.

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