SANS Review: McAfee's Total Protection for Data

by Dave Shackleford
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute data loss prevention

Ninety major breaches last year resulted in 285 million records being used in criminal activity, according to Verizon’s 2009 Data Breach Report.1 With breach reports like these, data protection has now become a central focus in IT environments. Resulting regulatory requirements, along with concerns over negative publicity (and its associated costs), have spawned a market for data-centric protections. So now, in addition to their traditional network security focus, organizations are looking more closely at where their critical data resides, how it’s used, how it leaves the protected network, and how to protect sensitive and regulated data throughout its lifecycle.