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Top Analyst Firm Positions RSA in Leaders Quadrant for Data Loss Prevention


EMC’s Security Division Recognized based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

BEDFORD, Mass. - RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), today announced that it is positioned in the Leaders quadrant within Gartner’s 2010 Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention(DLP). The positioning is based on completeness of vision and ability to execute and evaluates its RSA® Data Loss Prevention Suite. It appears in the June 2, 2010 report by Paul Proctor and Eric Ouellet entitled, “Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention.”

According to Gartner, content-aware DLP technologies are “those that — as a core function — perform content inspection of data at rest or in motion, and can execute responses, ranging from simple notification to active blocking, based on policy settings. To be considered, products must support sophisticated detection techniques that extend beyond simple keyword matching and regular expressions.”

The RSA Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Suite is engineered to help organizations understand business risk from sensitive data and help systematically reduce it. This is achieved by discovering sensitive data, monitoring user actions, educating end users and security analysts on risk and finally enforcing controls to help prevent data leakage. The RSA DLP Suite is designed to help mitigate risks regardless of whether the data is at rest in a datacenter, moving as traffic in the network, or used by an end user at an endpoint.

The DLP Suite is comprised of three modules – RSA® DLP Datacenter, RSA® DLP Network, and RSA® DLP Endpoint – and a central management console, RSA® DLP Enterprise Manager. The solution is one of the most comprehensive DLP solutions in the market and offers expert built-in policies for various regulations, an incident workflow methodology and a robust data classification framework.

“We are extremely proud that the report from Gartner positioned RSA in the Leaders quadrant,” said Christopher Young, Senior Vice President, Products, Technologies and Markets, RSA, The Security Division of EMC. “Our built-in approach to information protection helps provide our customers with one of the most complete DLP solutions to discover and secure sensitive information as it moves through the IT environment.”
About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
About RSA

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security solutions for business acceleration, helping the world’s leading organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. RSA’s information-centric approach to security guards the integrity and confidentiality of information throughout its lifecycle – no matter where it moves, who accesses it or how it is used.

RSA offers industry-leading solutions in identity assurance & access control, data loss prevention & encryption, compliance & security information management and fraud protection. These solutions bring trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform, and the data that is generated. For more information, please visit and


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