Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention (DLP) For Mac OS X Released Today By CoSoSys

Content Aware Protection for Mac by Endpoint Protector reports file transfers to removable devices, online applications, and to the cloud

June 26, 2013

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June 26th, 2013 Long-awaited solution for companies using Mac OS X computers and wanting to prevent data losses is launched today by CoSoSys the Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Device Control and Mobile Device Management (MDM) vendor.

Before IT consumerization evolved, Macs were used mainly by designers, IT professionals and business owners. Now, Apple computers are preferred by employees from every department and from every organizational level and studies are confirming that Macs will be adopted by companies even more in the near future. People have already started to bring their Macs to work and require tools compatible with Mac OS X in order to perform their daily tasks. Now IT administrators are also responsible for the security of the data moving back and forth within and outside the company network on Macs while ensuring business processes are not interrupted.

Content Aware Data Loss Prevention for Mac OS X meets the content protection needs and data loss prevention requirements and helps IT administrators in their mission to turn Macs into computers secure for the enterprise. With strong policies for computers, users, groups and departments, Content Aware Protection for Mac by Endpoint Protector reports file transfers to removable devices, online applications and to the cloud. Data losses, data thefts and data leakages are stopped and compliance requirements are met.

"Data Loss Prevention for Mac OS X is no longer an issue for businesses incorporating Macs into their network. We provide them with the first tool to solve their data loss and data thefts problems on Mac endpoints, as well as on Windows PCs. Endpoint Protector 4 Content Aware Protection for Mac OS X comes as a solution to our clients' and partners' needs," said Roman Foeckl, CoSoSys CEO.

This first version of Content Aware Protection for Mac OS X helps businesses to stay compliant and to protect their sensitive information through features and capabilities like:

· Content Aware policies based on File Type, Predefined Content (Personal Identifiable Information / PII, Credit Card Numbers / CCNs), Custom Content (in depth scanning of keywords).

· Block and report files transfers, uploads or attachments to applications / services like Outlook, Thunderbird, Skype, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.

· Stop users from Copy & Pasting confidential information.

· Strong reporting section that offers all the information companies need in order to take measures in case data breaches occur or to establish the weak link among their employees, etc.

Content Aware Protection and Device Control for Mac OS X modules form a complete Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution for SMBs and enterprises. Both modules are available as Hardware or Virtual appliance within the Endpoint Protector 4 centralized web-based administration console and the licensing is perpetual.

For more information about Data Loss Prevention for Mac OS X and other CoSoSys solutions, visit:

About CoSoSys

CoSoSys is specialized in network device control, endpoint security, data loss prevention (DLP) for Windows and Mac OS X, Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android and development of applications for portable storage device encryption and enhancement. The application portfolio includes functions from device control, mobile device security, file tracing and shadowing, password security, data synchronization and network security. CoSoSys distributes its products globally through distributors, resellers and directly to users at CoSoSys is an independent software developer since a management buyout from Astaro in July 2011. CoSoSys enjoys a continuously growing installation base of users worldwide and was recognized in 2011 as one of the fastest growing technology companies being a winner of the 2011 Deloitte Technology FAST 50 ranking for Central Europe. The company has offices in Germany, the United States and Romania.

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