Companies rush to plug 'data leaks'

Tuesday, 7 June 2005, 12:12 PM EST

The threat entails employees leaking sensitive data about customers, finances or intellectual property in violation of security policies and regulatory requirements. Sometimes it's by mistake and sometimes the employee is looking to make a financial gain.

To combat data leakage, a growing number of vendors are pitching products designed to monitor sensitive information and block outgoing e-mails or instant messages containing it.

By Ellen Messmer at Network World.

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