Awareness Technologies Releases Additional Data Loss Prevention Features

Data Loss Prevention Solution Upgraded for Webmail Attachments and Skype Messaging

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Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 26, 2013

Awareness Technologies, Inc. (ATI), the only provider of Complete Insider Threat Security On Demand, today announced it has released an advanced Windows Client with robust new Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features. With InterGuard’s patented Single Agent architecture, organizations can now monitor, discover, and prevent data loss and leakage in Webmail attachments – such as Gmail, and Yahoo Mail – as well as monitor and record Skype messages. The new upgrade, which is free to ATI’s current DLP customers, further sets the bar for organizations and resellers looking for complete data leakage prevention.

InterGuard’s popular end-point security suite includes Data Loss Prevention, PC & mobile device monitoring, web filtering, and lost laptop recovery. The new enhancements for DLP now include the ability to scan Webmail attachments for File Type and Alert Words in the attachment’s content. This is significant because prior to this release, Webmail attachments could not be scanned by traditional appliance and software-based DLP solutions. Using InterGuard’s unique endpoint architecture, an organization’s security team can now block and/or report data transfers for computers, whether on or off network. InterGuard’s tiny stealth client, which is always on and working, will prevent the movement of protected file types and sensitive content even if the computer is not connected to the Internet.

According to Brad Miller, CEO of Awareness Technologies, “Unlike appliance-based DLP solutions, InterGuard’s end point security suite works both on and off network as well as if not connected to the Internet.”

There are more than 450 million users of Google’s Gmail. In the past six months, more than 60 million Microsoft customers have converted from Hotmail to Outlook.com. Besides the potential personal use of Webmail by employees, many companies are now migrating their corporate email to a cloud-based solution, and adopting cloud- based storage and apps such as Google Docs. Webmail presents a risk of data loss from behind the corporate firewall because employees can easily send large files with potential confidential company information. Users with company laptops also present a threat when they move off the corporate network. While a company can easily monitor attachments in traditional corporate email clients, webmail monitoring has long been a problem. Now organizations can monitor attachments sent by an employee’s Webmail as easily as they can those in Exchange or other desktop email clients.

Awareness Technologies is the pioneer in Unified Insider Threat Prevention. Awareness Technologies' true cloud-based service is easily available and affordable for businesses of any size. Awareness Technologies uniquely protects users at the endpoint by offering multiple best-in-class technologies including PC and Mobile device monitoring, Web Filtering, Data Loss Prevention and Laptop Recovery, through one tiny agent download and one control console.

Awareness Technologies was named one of the Top 20 Cloud Security Vendors in 2011 by CRN and is a member of the Ingram Micro Managed Services and Cloud Computing Seismic program, which offers education, training, and vendor support. Awareness Technologies has been named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc. 5000, and Software 500 lists. Awareness Technologies’ consumer product, WebWatcher for PCs, is the most recent winner of PC Magazine’s Editors’ Choice for Web Monitoring.

For more information, please visit http://www.awarenesstechnologies.com

Contact:
Brad Miller | CEO
(917) 453-1347 (cell)
bmiller(at)awarenesstechnologies(dot)com


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