Data security software guards information from unauthorized access and breaches using advanced protection protocols, data backup methods, and more. Its key features include encryption of data and monitoring in real time of backups, automated backup features and access control. These tools protect sensitive data from cyber-attacks and allow companies to detect suspicious activities quickly.

Data protection tools should be able to identify a variety threats including ransomware, malware and other cryptographic algorithms that encode data and exfiltrate it from systems. They must also provide a robust set analytics that can be used to determine whether data has been exposed or exploited.

The top products available in this field also include additional security tools to deal with specific threats and risks to data such as firewalls for databases that stop SQL injection and other attacks such as identity and access management that monitors privileged users to determine excessive or inappropriate privileges as well as dynamic data masking which obscures sensitive information so that it is inaccessible for criminals if it were extracted, and data loss prevention (DLP) which examines data that is in motion, at rest on servers as well as cloud storage or on devices that are endpoints.

Consider the type of data your organisation handles and how much storage it needs to determine the amount of capacity you’ll need. Also, consider your requirements for compliance to ensure that the solution is able to meet all of your requirements for data storage and handling. In addition, consider the quality of support to see whether the vendor can answer all of your queries in a timely and timely manner.