Getting DLP Right: 4 Elements of a Successful DLP Program

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It is often said that DLP is not a product, it’s a strategy – success is dependent on meticulous planning, setting clear business goals, collaboration and a cycle of continuous review and refinement.

In “Getting DLP Right: 4 Elements of a Successful DLP program”, Gartner identifies the key principles that should underpin your strategy. They explain their recommendations of why you must:

  • "Collaborate With Business Leaders to Identify Data Handling Best Practices
  • Adopt User Education and Security Awareness as Components of a DLP Program
  • Select DLP Technologies That Factor in the Greater Business Strategy and Integrate With Data Security Use Cases
  • Report to Stakeholders and Build Incident Response Processes to Demonstrate Data Security Maturity"

 

Gartner, Getting DLP Right: 4 Elements of a Successful DLP Program, Andrew Bales, 20 August 2021

 

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