Data Protection Requirements

by Barbara Filkins
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute Encryption & Authentication data loss prevention

How should a management team go about evaluating today’s encryption and emerging data leakage prevention (DLP) tools? What questions should they ask of the vendor provider(s)? How does a management team determine which solution being proposed will meet the most requirements for today—and in the future? How do they even set requirements without due diligence and discovery technologies to assist in locating and classifying what it is they need to protect? How do they weigh specific business requirements to product features? How do they gauge the stability of the vendor? How do they compare pricing models (per user, per server) and such additional factors as growth potential and integration with other vendor products to optimize their investments?