BAS employs data loss protection software to discover, monitor and protect confidential data no matter where it is stored.
Discovers: The software scans all users’ computers for files that contain sensitive data including, social security numbers. Sensitive information in unstructured data including Microsoft Office documents and .pdfs can be discovered.
Monitors: The software monitors usage of files that contain sensitive information. Both data-at-rest and data-in-motion are monitored.
Protects: The Software has active rules that prevent malicious manipulation of sensitive information including:
- Blocking access to USB disks.
- Blocking copying of data to media disks.
- Blocking copying of data to external sources.
Reports are generated and reviewed regularly. BAS takes many steps to ensure the protection of client data.