The endpoint security product from Websense would help in enforcing policy regarding data protection in real-time.
"This endpoint software can be used with Content Protection Suite, which is based on the network product we originally acquired from PortAuthority, or it can be purchased separately as a standalone product," Devin Redmond, director of security products at Websense, said.
Data Leak prevention is a relatively new area for security focussed companies. With greater interaction and connectivity within an organization and over the internet comes greater risk to leak of sensitive data. The benefits of data leak prevention software are in ensuring real time monitoring of data transmission across different media (e.g. USB drives) and also enforcement of company policy.
Trend Micro also announced its Data Leak Prevention software earlier this month.