Gartner Research

Content-Aware DLP in Europe

Published: 26 March 2010

ID: G00175148

Analyst(s): Paul Proctor , Carsten Casper, Eric Ouellet


Gartner has predicted that content-aware data loss prevention will be within the standard of due care in Europe by 2015. European organizations face unique challenges implementing DLP compared to those faced by English-centric organizations during earlier stages of market development.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Challenges to DLP in Europe, Especially When Compared With the U.S.
    • Europe Speaks Many Different Languages
    • Europe Has Different Problems
    • Organizational Structures Are More Complex
    • Privacy Plays an Important Role
    • Not So Different After All
  • Necessary Features and Approach to DLP in Europe
    • A Content-Aware Tool Must Reflect That Content in Europe Is Different
    • Delegated Administration, Role-Based Access and Workflow Capabilities Are Crucial in a Decentralized Environment
    • In a Diverse Environment, Standards Setting Is Crucial
    • Privacy Must Be Addressed at the Relationship and Technical Levels
  • Conclusion: A Different Region Needs a Different Approach

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