Preventing Data Loss

Social media information is hard to detect, monitor, and prevent from leaving the corporate environment. Data loss prevention is focused on intellectual property (IP). Where is IP used in social media? Whether employees send out IP consciously or inadvertently, the channels for distribution are readily available. A web-based social media application can allow employees to access Facebook via a browser and easily post confidential information and photos. Without URL filtering technology in place, an employee can easily bypass other monitoring solutions and post your information via web browsers and desktop applications. To prevent data loss, IT must implement technologies such as McAfee to monitor, block (although blocking ...

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