With the increase in and rising cost of data breaches, private and public-sector organizations are being forced to reevaluate endpoint device policies. In fact, more than 14 million records have been exposed and 575 data breaches have been documented to-date in 2010. The organizational cost of a data breach incident in the U.S. can be up to $6.75 million.
Dell Data Protection | Encryption is an intelligent file-based encryption solution that is designed to protect data on laptops and desktops, as well as external media, in case of loss or theft. The solution includes centralized management and comprehensive reporting that enables an organization’s IT department to detect devices that need encryption, enforce policies and audit encryption state. The reporting feature also provides confirmation that endpoints are protected regardless of user, device or location, which may provide regulatory safe harbor, helping to keep organizations from reporting a data breach and facing potential legal penalties.
Dell Data Protection | Encryption provides:
Dell Data Protection| Encryption is available for an additional cost through volume licensing today and factory installation on Dell Latitude notebooks, Dell OptiPlex desktops and Dell Precision mobile and desktop workstations will be available soon.
“Public exposure of private and highly sensitive data continues to occur in organizations both large and small,” said Eric Ouellet, vice president, Secure Business Enablement, Gartner. “Managed endpoint encryption solutions that are flexible and adaptable to the demands of mobile users help minimize risks and are an important part of best practice frameworks.”
“Security threats are on the rise and we’re here to help customers have the power to do more by proactively protecting their data in a way that doesn’t hinder their IT processes,” said Steve Lalla, vice president and general manager, Dell Commercial Client Product Group. “Dell Data Protection is designed to help protect your businesses’ vital data in an easy to deploy and cost-effective manner.”
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