Atos expands Data loss prevention offering with digital guardian

Citing continued growth with over 30,000 users worldwide using the joint solution

Paris, 3 June 2016

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Through its technology brand Bull, Atos today announced that its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Service, in partnership with Digital Guardian, continues to see strong market adoption and customer growth since the launch of the service one year ago. Awareness of the need for data protection is at an all-time high due to the wide visibility of data breaches in the press and the evolving threat landscape.

Atos is enhancing its DLP offering with Digital Guardian’s recently acquired Code Green Network-DLP technology. To help customers limit the risks of data loss anywhere on their estate, Atos has expanded its DLP service to cover endpoints, servers and now networks. The service is unique in that it protects corporations’ sensitive data from both unauthorized insider activity and external threats such as advanced malware using a single security solution. This functionality consolidates two important security offerings into one unified solution. The DLP service can be deployed as a fully managed cloud service or on-premise as part of a system integration program including options that are simple to deploy and offer rapid ROI.

“A shortage of IT security professionals means many organisations do not have the internal know-how and resources to put in place data protection programs,” said Bob Tarzey, Analyst and Director at Quocirca. “Outsourcing data security management to an experienced third party, which can deploy and manage the supporting security technology, should lead to rapid improvements in data protection without having to find and retain the necessary talent.”

The solution has been implemented successfully for more than 30,000 users across a number of target verticals including Financial Services and Manufacturing. In addition, momentum and strong interest continues across diverse markets including Healthcare, Defense, Government, Media and Banking.

In addition to the increasing number of prominent data breaches impacting corporations, there are new regulatory requirements driving customer demand for the Data Loss Prevention Service:

Regulatory Mandates

  • EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation designed to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union.
  • The Netherlands “Bill on Notification of data leaks,” which went into effect on January 1, 2016, imposes an obligation on data controllers in the Netherlands to notify the Dutch Data Protection Authority and affected individuals if there has been a data breach while significantly increasing fines for violations of the Dutch Data Protection Act.

“Regulatory mandates that focus on higher data protection requirements and increased transparency and communication for breach disclosures result in companies taking a much closer look at their existing Data Loss Prevention programs,” said Chris Moret, Vice President of Cybersecurity at Atos. “The Data Loss Prevention Service that Atos offers meets customers’ regulatory compliance needs while securing their most sensitive data anywhere that data resides. With our cloud-based service, corporations can expect the highest level of data protection with the fastest time to value.”

Atos has over 4500 security professionals worldwide, who manage 100 million identities every day; monitor 2 million events every hour in Atos Security Operational Centers; and through Worldline, secure 5 billion transactions each year. The Atos security portfolio covers the complete range of services from mobile security, fraud management through to secure innovation platforms and trusted cloud services.  Atos recently unveiled its Cyber Security vision in a dedicated campaign: "Ready for Anything.”

Atos at Infosecurity Europe 2016 – 7 – 9 June London

Atos will present its services including the Cybersecurity portfolio by Bull, the Atos brand for technology products and services, on stand D200. Atos also participates to a speaking session: 7th June 2016 15:30 to 16:30 “ Rise of the Machine – Secure the internet of things with Atos” Charles Piron, Manager IoT at Atos, and Jordi Cuesta, Product Manager at Atos will address IoT security strategy and security by design in IoT deployment.

About Digital Guardian

Digital Guardian is a next generation data protection platform designed to stop data theft. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints, mobile devices and cloud applications to make it easier to see and stop all threats to sensitive data. For more than 10 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with an on premise deployment or an outsourced managed security program (MSP). Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness and transformative endpoint visibility, combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit: https://digitalguardian.com/

About Bull

Bull is the Atos brand for its technology products and software, which are today distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. With a rich heritage of over 80 years of technological innovation, 2000 patents and a 700 strong R&D team supported by the Atos Scientific Community, it offers products and value-added software to assist clients in their digital transformation, specifically in the areas of Big Data and Cybersecurity. Bull is the European leader in HPC and its products include bullx, the energy-efficient supercomputer; bullion, one of the most powerful x86 servers in the world developed to meet the challenges of Big Data;  Evidian, the software security solutions for identity and access management; Trustway, the hardware security module  and Hoox, the ultra-secure smartphone. Bull is part of Atos. www.bull.com|Follow @Bull_com

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa EUR 12 billion and 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

Contact:

For more information, please contact :

Atos
Jose de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11
Jose.devries@atos.net

Digital Guardian
Gregory Funaro
+1-781-902-5649
gfunaro@digitalguardian.com