What do IRM systems offer?
Protect. Your confidential documents (pictures, MS Office, PDF documents, videos, audios files etc. ) automatically or manually with a click of a mouse.
IRM programs support a variety of file formats. Microsoft, PDF, images and text formats are the standards of all providers. Of course e-mails, CAD drawings data and more can be protected. Most popular file extensions are supported.
Check the use and users of your protected documents. Change given permissions at any time, even after documents have already been distributed.
Readily available on most mobile devices and supported by almost all manufacturers. You can open protected documents on iOS and Android platforms and encrypt. This way all your data remains protected mobile safely.
Keep track and monitor the use of all your confidential documents. Especially important for documents that fall under the governmental jurisdiction (Pipeda)
Through connectors, an IRM system integrates into third party programs and data can be protected automatically. Protect your documents for example, automatically as soon as it leaves SharePoint enviourment.
Data Theft: The invisible danger
The number of hack attacks have increased year by year, the risk and awareness has not. According to a study has for the EY CEOs and senior management of IT security and data protection companies during an interview, 14 percent responded having discovered in the last three years concrete evidence of espionage and theft.That is twice as many cases as two years ago.
- Affected 51%
- Probably Affected 21%
- Not Affected 28%
Particular Problem: The insiders
The victims of data theft – do not suspect its own employees.Nach a study by the Federal Office for the Protection of Privacy, 70 percent of data thieves are not outsiders and be found within the corporate boundaries. Especially in small to medium companies in this safety aspect is not a high priority. The risk and thought of being spied on by our own employees often appears inconceivable.
Every second business is affected.
Slightly more than half (51 percent) of all companies surveyed by the Bitkom study show they have been a victim of espionage, sabotage and data theft within the last 2 years. 28 percent of respondents say that their company is likely to be affected by these statistics.
Employee Data Theft
Object of Desire: Know-How
Of course, larger companies (> 1000 employees) are a popular destination for data theft and piracy. But small companies that are still the global market leaders in their segment through their innovations are victims of data theft. These, hidden jems ‘ often do not have the resources that of a large company to ward of data theft or recognize the dangers at all.
The conservative estimate of the BITKOM study comes from a total loss of 51 billion euros as a result of digital industrial espionage sabotage and data theft. The largest share of these are the damage caused by Plagiarism.
Total Damage ( $USD BIL)
Plagarism ( $USD BIL)
Patent Infringements ($USD BIL)
Loss of Competitive Advantage ( $USD BIL)
Information Rights Management
Information Rights Management Systems are applications for the protection of confidential information of which goes beyond the traditional data protection solutions. It allows control of the protected objects regardless of where they are located.
Corporate know -how effectively protected
No matter where your data
Ability to see the uses of and violation attempts
Access to confidential board meetings and decisions can be limited to a few authorized persons. Even the IT department can not open that data.
Protect confidential research data, patents and confidential documents with IRM. Protected documents can not be stolen even from their own employees.
Keep control of your manuals.
Disable old or faulty versions that can no longer be opened then.
Share confidential information with external parties for the duration of a project. Upon completion, you can withdraw editing rights of remote workers. (outsourced call centers)
Sell publications or reports in digital format? By Information Rights Management (IRM) you can prevent unauthorized disclosure.
Through the provisions and guidelines set forth in the Data Protection Act companies are obliged to protect personal data. IRM systems are a valuable tool here.