2021 Gartner Market Guide for Data Loss Prevention


“In 2020, Gartner fielded 32% more client inquiries on the topic of DLP than in 2019”.

The demand for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) technology is higher than ever. And the options for delivering it are more diverse than ever. Integrated DLP and Cloud-service-provider-native DLP are now recognized as much-needed capabilities for organizations looking to apply DLP to stop sensitive data and intellectual property theft, but the solution that’s right for you depends on your organization’s security needs and business goals.

In the newly released Market Guide for Data Loss Prevention Gartner defines and explores the DLP deployment options that we believe can make the most difference for you, by:

  • Explaining the new, useful ways DLP is being integrated into cloud environments
  • Analyzing how channels - Email Security, Secure Web Gateways (SWG), Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) - incorporate DLP
  • Discussing the role data classification technology plays in bolstering security and compliance


Gartner, Market Guide for Data Loss Prevention, Ravisha Chugh, Andrew Bales, 28 June 2021

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