SOURCE: Verdasys


June 22, 2011 09:00 ET

Verdasys Extends Digital Guardian Linux Support to Ubuntu 10

Digital Guardian™ Expands Its Industry-Leading Enterprise Information Protection Platform to Support Data Monitoring, Classification, Content Inspection and Real-Time Policy Enforcement for Linux Distributions, Including CentOS, Fedora, RedHat, Suse and Ubuntu

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - Verdasys Inc., the leader in Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions for the Global 2000, today announced the launch of Digital Guardian support for Linux Ubuntu 10, extending its cross-platform coverage to more operating systems and applications than any other DLP vendor. In addition to Ubuntu 10, Digital Guardian supports advanced data policy enforcement on CentOS, Fedora, RedHat, and Suse Linux distributions, along with continued coverage on Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008. Along with its unmatched O/S support, Digital Guardian is also the only data-centric security platform that offers integrated policy auditing and enforcement in virtual environments like Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen 6, and VMware; as well as within enterprise applications like MS Outlook, Internet Explorer, Office, and Lotus Notes.

"With Verdasys customers in defense, financial trading, hi-tech, and manufacturing migrating their business critical functions to Linux, Verdasys continues to extend the Digital Guardian platform to audit and protect the use of sensitive data wherever it is accessed or used," says Bill Ledingham, Vice President of Engineering & CTO of Verdasys. "Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) moves beyond traditional DLP to enable forensic data monitoring, classification, risk visibility and policy control within highly sensitive and complex business processes regardless of operating system; Ubuntu Linux is just the latest addition to the growing range of industry-leading platform support offered by Digital Guardian. Verdasys remains committed to delivering to our clients the most complete data protection solution in the market both in terms of capabilities and systems supported."

Verdasys Digital Guardian is the only solution to offer fully integrated data discovery, monitoring, classification, control, audit and forensic reporting between Windows, Linux, and virtual environments in a single unified platform. Digital Guardian also includes a Linux-based eDiscovery agent to remotely scan, classify and report on sensitive data located on virtually any file share or SharePoint servers.

About Verdasys
Verdasys ( provides Enterprise Information Protections (EIP) solutions that secure proprietary and sensitive data and the integrity of business processes essential for Global 2000 companies to successfully compete in today's highly collaborative and mobile environments. Digital Guardian, the leading EIP market solution, is a centrally-managed data security platform that discovers, classifies, monitors, controls, and encrypts sensitive information at rest, in use, and in motion across desktops, laptops, mobile devices, email, Web transactions, terminal servers and enterprise applications. Verdasys customers include the US and UK Federal Governments and global leaders in financial services, insurance, technology, manufacturing, and healthcare industries around the world. Companies serious about information protection choose Verdasys.