CoSoSys is a leading developer of endpoint centric Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions and security software. The mission of the company is to enable small and medium sized businesses and end users around the world to take full advantage of the performance benefits of mobility, portability, and communications solutions, without compromising security. In an interaction with Mr. Filip Cotfas – Head India, CoSoSys about the Data Loss Prevention and its security measures in this scenario. Excerpts of the interview:
Could you describe the CoSoSys legacy in DLP and its presence in India – across industries space?
CoSoSys was founded in 2004. Since then, our team and solutions have grown every year. We now proudly protect over 11.5 million users worldwide.We are a leading developer of endpoint centric Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions and security software and won many international DLP awards with our flagship product, Endpoint Protector. We have been recognized in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention and in 2019, 2018, and 2017 Radicati Group Data Loss Prevention Market Quadrant and many others. We have been present in India for about 10 years and have been working through our channel partners. Our solution can be used by any industry. We plan to focus on several industries, such as the BFSI segment, IT, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Pharma, where the adoption of the right technology is required.
What comprehensive DLP CoSoSys offers in the market today to respond to the data security needs in the changed scenario?
Data privacy and protection have never been more important than now, and with the work from home scenario, it’s necessary for all companies to take all security measures and adopt best practices. Within our solution, our customers can lockdown, control, and monitor USB and peripheral ports to stop data theft and data loss and can opt for content inspection and contextual scanning of data for removable devices. They can also encrypt, manage, and secure USB storage devices by safeguarding data in transit and discover, encrypt, and delete sensitive data.
What are the new solutions for the BFSI sector you are coming up in the future?
Taking into account the rising need for endpoint security amid and post COVID19 in the BFSI sector, we are preparing a new Endpoint Protector package focused on enterprises, set to enter the Indian markets very soon.
How will you plan a strong investment for expansion and R&D?
We are always keeping India in mind when we are developing our product roadmap. The feedback we receive from our Indian customers is very valuable and helps us shape our DLP product. Regarding the Partner Channel, we are continually working on providing better support, more training, to make sure our partners are always up to date with the latest changes and can deliver the best experience to their customers.
What is your future plan?
Our business goal in India is to help our existing channel, add more channel partners, and help more our customers. We aim to accelerate the adoption of a data protection strategy that works for enterprises.