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DRM, DLP and Cybersecurity

  Introduction The purpose of this post is to examine how Digital Rights Management (DRM)  and Data Loss Presentation (DLP) software, when used together, can potentially improve the cybersecurity of an organisation. With the nature of work has changed due to COVID-19 we need to explore new ideas for companies to keep their people and assets safe.  DRM  tools  are a set of  access control  technologies for restricting the use of  proprietary hardware  and  copyrighted  works.  DRM technologies aim to control the use, modification and distribution of copyrighted works (for example  software  and multimedia content), as well as systems within devices that enforce these policies. DLP software  detects potential data breaches/data ex-filtration transmissions and prevents them by monitoring,  detecting and blocking sensitive data while  in use  (endpoint actions),  in-motion  (network traffic) and  at rest  (data storage). DRM is not often considered a  cybersecurity  issue but more often a