Websense Marries DLP and Web Intelligence
With Websense Content Protection Suite 6, the company integrates information leak prevention with Web security to prevent data leaks.Websense is integrating its Web threat protection technology into the newest version of its data leak prevention software in a bid to both thwart data breaches and help companies create sound policies. The software, Websense Content Protection Suite v6, marries Websenses URL database and ThreatSeeker malicious content classification technology to new context-based data recognition capabilities to help organizations craft and enforce better data sharing policies for specific users. The product has two key modulesContent Enforcer, which polices the network for data leaks, and Content Auditor, used to locate a networks critical data.
"Websense identifies data using a technology called PreciseID across communication channels like SMTP, HTTP, IM, FTP, internal mail, internal printing and generic text analysis for other protocols regardless of port," said Devin Redmond, director of security products and strategy at San Diego-based Websense. "In v6, in addition to monitoring and blocking by the specific data, the solution also blocks based on the user sending the data and the destination that data is being sent to, as well as incorporating a full remediation and incident management workflow."