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by Paul Kerstein

Compliance Software Adds Privacy Keyword Filtering

Oct 19, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Workshare on Monday released the latest version of its documentcompliance software that for the first time includes the company’sDocument Hygiene technology designed to guard against privacy breachesand the disclosure of sensitive information.

Workshare Professional 4.5, available now, works within e-mail clientsto block the transfer of documents that contain sensitive information,says Ken Rutsky, Workshare executive vice president of worldwidemarketing. With this release, Workshare has included Document Hygiene,which filters a document’s content for keywords that violate privacy orrelate to intellectual property or financial information, he says.

Also with version 4.5 of the product, Workshare has included supportfor Unicode (an international character set that facilitatesdevelopment of foreign-language versions of software) and has boostedthe performance of the software’s information discovery tenfold througha new binary file reading feature, says Rutsky.

The company is working on a server version of the software for release before the end of the year, Rutsky adds.

By Cara Garretson – Network World (US online)