Posted by: Margaret Rouse
|Everyone is familiar with intrusion prevention — the security technology. But now we have extrusion prevention. Data leak prevention or outbound content filtering would better describe it.
Eileen Kennedy, 2007: These buzzwords made our eyes and ears burn
At first I thought Eileen was kidding. There couldn’t possibly be an IT word called “extrusion prevention” could there? But then I Googled it and sure enough, there’s not only tons of vendors out there pushing products for extrusion prevention — there’s also tons of stuff for extrusion detection.
How did I miss this word? And what guy made it up? It had to be a guy. Yuck.