Symantec Top-Ranked for Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence

forrester-wave-leader_0We’re excited to announce that Symantec has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Loss Prevention Suites, Q4 2016, and was top-ranked across all three high-level categories: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.

What’s most striking to us about this year’s report is how dramatically the DLP vendor landscape has changed in the past six years. We believe that Symantec has been able to stay ahead of the pack thanks to the world’s largest team of R&D experts working on the next generation of DLP technology.

Continued innovation in data loss prevention

“Symantec continues to innovate in this space and has strong brand recognition in the DLP market.” — The Forrester Wave™: Data Loss Prevention Suites, Q4 2016

We believe our scores in the report recognize Symantec’s ability to deliver the best DLP solution for security and risk (S&R) pros today. During the past six months alone, we’ve released a number of major innovations designed to eliminate security blind spots, including:

  • Integration of Symantec DLP and CASB to give you complete visibility and control of sensitive data in cloud apps
  • Advanced cloud discovery and monitoring for Box, Gmail and Microsoft Office 365 in DLP 14.5
  • Expanded endpoint control for a wide range of new apps, file types and operating systems in DLP 14.5

The most complete data loss prevention suite                                 

“Symantec provides a comprehensive DLP suite with robust capabilities for intellectual property protection, information management, incident management, and encryption support.” — The Forrester Wave™: Data Loss Prevention Suites, Q4 2016

Symantec Data Loss Prevention earned the highest scores possible across twenty-three criteria, including the three key differentiating criteria that go beyond traditional DLP:

     5 out of 5 in Intellectual Property Protection
     5 out of 5 in Information Management
     5 out of 5 in Endpoint Visibility and Control

Read the full report

To learn more about the changing DLP market and how Symantec scored across all categories, read The Forrester Wave™: Data Loss Prevention Suites, Q4 2016, here.

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