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Symantec DLP for Tablet


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Symantec announced it is planning to offer Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet, the first comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for the monitoring and protection of sensitive …

Symantec announced it is planning to offer Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet, the first comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for the monitoring and protection of sensitive information on tablet computers. Available first for the Apple iPad, Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet will help solve one of the most urgent problems facing security organizations today by providing content-aware protection for this remarkably popular new corporate endpoint. The solution is designed to maintain user productivity and protect an organization’s confidential data at the same time.

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  • 1. IntroducingSymantec Data Loss Prevention for Tablet
  • 2. Overview• First comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for tablet computers• Helps solve one of the most pressing security problems facing organizations today: protecting the iPad• Enables CISOs to say “yes” to these devices while mitigating the risk of data loss 2
  • 3. Tablets in the WorkforceThe Unstoppable Wave• Organizations are grappling with new security challenges • Symantec’s recent State of Security Survey found 47% said mobile computing was making security more difficult; 45% cited the consumerization of IT • 29% of enterprises use tablets today; 67% intend to in the next year (Morgan Stanley report, AlphaWise)• Our DLP customers are telling us – Executives (and others) are bringing in iPads with or without permission – Comingling of personal and corporate apps heightens risk to data – They require DLP regardless of the class of device – Primary concern is email, followed by web, file sharing, social media & other cloud-based that use web to share data 3
  • 4. What’s New• Protects corporate & personal email, web communications, and common iPad apps• Works whether user connected via 3G or Wi-Fi• Educates users and enables them to do their job with their device of choice• Monitors and prevents loss of confidential information• Fully integrated into the Symantec Data Loss Prevention suite 4
  • 5. Data Loss Prevention for Tablet – Sample Use CaseIdentical to DLP for Endpoint capability Problem DLP Policy DLP Actions Results Users send DLP inspects all • Monitor only, •User behavioral sensitive data via outbound email notify, block or change email remove sensitive •Automated data compliance • Risk reduced 5
  • 6. Data Loss Prevention for TabletEnhanced Web 2.0 Content Blocking example 6
  • 7. Tablet DLP Overview Corporate Network Network Traffic • Email • Web MTA/Proxy • Top Apps VPN at all times Internet Tablet Direct access to Internet Symantec DLP Tablet Server Key Benefits • Reduce risk of data loss from iPads, while giving users access to sensitive data • Supports consumerization- coverage for personal and corporate use cases • Lay groundwork for complete tablet DLP solution in future 7
  • 8. Availability and Pricing• Expected to be available for iPad in early 2012• Support for Android tablet operating system to follow• Priced per tablet 8
  • 9. Summary• Protecting data on tablets is a pressing requirement for information security executives• Symantec DLP For Tablet offers continuous protection for the most vulnerable applications• Does not restrict users freedom to use the apps they want• Current Symantec DLP customers are able to leverage existing investment by utilizing the same policies and management infrastructure 9
  • 10. Thank you!Copyright © 2010 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec and the Symantec Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates inthe U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.This document is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as advertising. All warranties relating to the information in this document, either express or implied,are disclaimed to the maximum extent allowed by law. The information in this document is subject to change without notice. 10
  • 11. Any forward-looking indication of plans for products is preliminary and all future release dates are tentative and are subject to change. Any future release of the product or planned modifications to product capability, functionality, or feature are subject to ongoing evaluation by Symantec, and may or may not be implemented and should not be considered firm commitments by Symantec and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. 11