The first thing that you want to think about when you’re thinking about a data loss prevention solution is what are your objectives for having a solution in place? In this example, what I want to do is prevent confidential information from moving from the inside of my organization, represented by these folks here, out to external entities. In this case, we’ll just be looking at the movement of confidential information out onto the internet. The second thing that you want to think about is, what are your current policies around the safe handling of confidential data? So, under what circumstances do you want to encrypt it, under what circumstances are people allowed to send it out and get a handle on those types of things.

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