Data Loss Prevention
What is data loss prevention (DLP)?
Data loss prevention (DLP) helps protect data, a critical component of the work done in the UCLA Health Sciences.
UCLA Health Information Services & Solutions defines DLP as a security solution designed to:
- Analyze outbound network traffic for potential data loss/leak incidents
- Prevent data breaches by detecting and blocking the transmission of sensitive data to unauthorized recipients
To adhere to the UC Electronic Communication Policy, the Health Sciences Security Team is implementing a data loss prevention (DLP) solution.
How does DLP affect me?
The DLP solution employs automated scanning to discover and prohibit the unsafe transmission of confidential information. The technology follows set parameters and monitors for the intentional and unintentional distribution of sensitive data. When the system detects a risky pattern, it blocks the action.
You may continue working as usual; you will receive a notification if any of your actions are blocked. If you wish to dispute a block, please create an incident ticket and outline the prohibited action in the Description field. A member of the Security Team will follow up as soon as possible.
DLP will launch in phases. For more information about the solution and its implementation, visit Mednet’s DLP page.
Request Data Loss Prevention Service and Support
If you have questions or concerns about our new DLP solutions, please create a service request ticket to get in touch with a member of the Security Team or call 7-Care at 310-267-CARE (x7-2273) for 24/7 support.
Data Loss Prevention FAQs
If you have additional questions about data loss prevention, please see the Mednet page for FAQs.