Liquid Machines Inc., best known for their effective Enterprise Rights Management (ERM) solutions, has joined forces with McAfee Inc. to check the loss of corporate intellectual property and industry or regulated information.
McAfee’s DLP Discover product integrated with Liquid machines’ EPM software will be useful in locating crucial data in a network, so as to employ DLP controls, into the Windows-Server based DLP Gateway from Liquid Machines.
Quoting the importance of the partnership, Ed Gaudet, senior VP of corporate development and marketing at Liquid Machines, said in a statement, “One of the biggest challenges in digital-rights management is locating the data wherever it’s stored. This is very hard in large organizations”.
With the integration of these two technologies, the Liquid Machines Gateway for DLP will become capable to spot the required data at rest, followed by applying digital rights management (DRM) capabilities, including read, write, print, and other encryption controls, to the discovered data.
In addition, Liquid Machines Gateway for DLP further enables its clients using McAfee’s DLP Prevent, which could facilitate them in enforcing policy controls via effective blocking and monitoring.
Meanwhile, Microsoft also entered into partnership with EMC to create effective RSA data-loss prevention application.
When asked about any inspiration from Microsoft and EMC deal, Faizel Lakhani, McAfee’s VP of DLP, notified that the partnership with Liquid Machines has already been in the works, and it’s not about emulating Microsoft/EMC partnership, but to depict effective integration of DRM and DLP for enterprise purposes.