Data security software guards information from unauthorized access as well as breaches by utilizing advanced protection protocols, backup tools, and more. Its key features include encryption of data and monitoring in real time of backups, automated backup features, and access controls. These tools protect sensitive information from cyber-threats and enable companies identify suspicious activity quickly.

Data protection tools must be able to identify a variety of threats including ransomware, malware and other cryptographic algorithms that encrypt data and then remove it from systems. They should also offer a robust set of analytics that can be used to identify how data is being accessed or exploited.

The top products in this area also provide additional security tools to deal with specific data risks and threats such as firewalls for databases that prevent SQL injection and other attacks Identity and access management that tracks privileged users to detect excessive or insufficient privileges, dynamic data masking that hides sensitive information, so it is inaccessible for criminals should it be extracted as well as data loss prevention (DLP) that analyzes the data in motion, whether at rest on servers or cloud storage or on devices that are endpoints.

You should consider the kind of data your organisation uses and how you store it to determine the amount of capacity that is required. Also, review your requirements for compliance to ensure that the solution you choose to use can meet all of your requirements for data storage and handling. Assess the finalization, performance and timeliness of the vendor’s support services.