Setting technical criteria for outbound content monitoring
Yet another term describing products that monitor the transmission of data out of your network is "Exfiltration Detection System" (EDS). This term is predominantly used in the military, but it is the most explanatory in use today for this class of products.
EDS wares are supposed to detect violations of regulatory, legal or corporate data-transmission rules. If they work properly, people will get reprimanded at best and prosecuted at worst. Therefore, they must stand up under microscopic scrutiny to influence the jury if the situation warrants it.
At Network World.
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