Oct 9 2013, 6:17am CDT | by PR.com
Cambridge, United Kingdom, October 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Excerpt from Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, September 2013, by John Girard, Eric Ouellet
MDP is an established market with two primary purposes — first and foremost, to safeguard user device data by means of encryption and access control; and second, to provide evidence that the protection is working. Most companies, even if not in sensitive or regulated industries, recognize that encrypting business data is a best practice. Common motivations for protecting data are to comply with government or industry regulations, maintain privacy, and shield intellectual property. Legislation across the world mandates increasingly tough penalties, as well as requirements for public disclosure in the event of a real or suspected mishandling of personally identifiable information. Even if information is not misused, the public relations costs to quell negative public reaction are expensive. Gartner believes that the costs of a data breach are higher than the cost to invest in preventive measures, such as MDP.
The German company CenterTools is one of the leading international specialists for IT and data security. With their end-point-security-solution DriveLock, the company has made a name worldwide. DriveLock offers extremely granular options in regulating USB and other devices along with the encryption of hard drives (FDE) and data on removable media. With the comprehensive control of all applications and integrated antivirus module, DriveLock offers complete protection from data loss incidents.
DriveLock is the perfect solution for small to medium sized companies but equally scalable for the enterprise organization. Through the ability to fine tune rules and policies, DriveLock can be adjusted to suit the company and not the other way around. Compliance to legal frameworks and regulation can be adhered to and clearly illustrated through the precise and organized reporting. With its well thought-out conception, DriveLock allows for implementation without additional software or hardware, which saves time and money.
Particularly where the greatest possible level of data security is required with minimum administrative expenditure, DriveLock demonstrates its advantages.
The company with its headquarters in Ludwigsburg and other offices in Munich, Zurich, Vienna, Cambridge and Portland, supports customers worldwide in over 30 countries.
More Information: www.drivelock.com
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