November 12, 2010

Is this the time for DLP?


When I came to Websense® more than five years ago, data loss prevention (DLP) technology was early in its infancy. Organizations were just recognizing there was a problem, and vendors were over-marketing and under-delivering on solutions. We’ve come a long way since then, but while the technology and our understanding of the problem has advanced, many organizations still haven’t begun to tackle the problem. Why? Well, our research shows that many fear that DLP solutions are too complex and expensive to effectively implement. DLP is a challenging enough business problem; the technology you use should make the problem easier to solve, not more difficult. This is why we focused on maturing our DLP solution and unifying it within our TRITON™ architecture, making deployment fast and easy and providing value in minutes, not months. And that’s why we are so pleased to be recognized by Forrester Research, Inc. as a leader in the DLP market.

Forrester evaluated eight vendors, 94 criteria, and 3 themes, current offerings, strategy, and market presence. The report states that Websense was one of just two vendors who “led the pack" and was commended for “high levels of refinement, ease of use, and a deep bench of technology partners…” The independent research firm based its analysis of Websense Data Security Suite on several attributes…

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