Verdasys to launch Mac OS X agent
RSA 2013 attendees will get a first look at the only Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) platform capable of monitoring, controlling and reporting on the movement of sensitive data to and from Mac workstations, desktops and laptops when Verdasys (http://verdasys.com) introduces the Digital Guardian Agent for Mac OS X during the RSA Conference Feb. 25-Mar. 1 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
The company says Verdasys Digital Guardian, also available as a Managed Service for Information Protection (MSIP), is the only EIP platform to integrate compliance, insider threat prevention and cyber threat defense into a single solution that supports Mac OS X , Linux and Windows. RSA 2013 attendees can register daily during exhibitor hours to win a free iPad mini by stopping by Verdasys Booth #2738.
The Digital Guardian Agent for Mac OS X permits continuous forensic logging of all system, application, user and data-level events as well as data discovery, classification tagging and risk-based policy enforcement.
"With extended coverage for OS 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion), customers can now manage and secure application usage, file movement and user actions on the OS X platform and integrate reporting and management of the Mac systems together with Windows and Linux -- all from a single management console," says Verdasys Vice President of Marketing Bill Munroe.
Digital Guardian Agents collect and aggregate all application and data events, providing risk intelligence on sensitive data and its usage. With this knowledge, security teams can protect intellectual property, trade secrets, PII and PHI data, implementing automated, policy based controls that include prompts to educate users in real-time on inappropriate data use. Encryption controls data access and protects sensitive data from compromise, while blocking is imp