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DLP protection with Mimecast
Data loss prevention (DLP) is an enormous challenge for organizations today, but the right data loss prevention tools can significantly simplify DLP protection.
Email is one of the principal sources of data loss through leaks. As most sensitive information today is stored in digital formats, it can easily be attached to an email and leaked accidentally or on purpose to contacts outside the organization. Superior DLP protection technology must be able to recognize sensitive material in email and prevent messages and attachments from leaving the organization. With the right data leakage prevention solutions, you can spare your organization the embarrassment and cost of leaked customer data, financial information and intellectual property.
The right DLP solutions should let you deploy DLP protection quickly and cost efficiently. It should make managing DLP protection policies easy. And it should provide powerful yet flexible tools to protect information throughout the organization without impacting user productivity. For organizations around the world, Mimecast provides DLP protection technology that meets and exceeds these requirements.
Mimecast is a leading provider of email security, archiving and continuity solutions, offered through a cloud-based subscription service. Mimecast's SaaS-based technology simplifies DLP protection – there is no hardware or software to purchase and maintain, and administrators have access to easy-to-use tools for setting and enforcing DLP protection policies.
Mimecast's data leakage prevention software enables you to:
To deliver superior DLP protection, Mimecast data security software scans all email and attachments as they leave the organization, blocking any messages that contain potentially sensitive information as determined by policy set by administrators. Mimecast uses managed dictionaries, fuzzy hash document fingerprinting, cryptographic checksums, structured data and libraries to identify any content that may be unauthorized for email communications or that requires additional security.
When an email triggers a DLP protection policy, it may be held for review by administrators, or sent with policy-enforced data encryption. Depending on the content, Mimecast may also add legal disclaimers, signatures and branding content as directed by DLP and content control policies.
Learn more about DLP protection Mimecast.