Patent Number: 7,827,608

Title: Data leak protection system, method and apparatus

Abstract: A method, system and apparatus for data leak prevention. An information system, such as a database system, which has been configured for data leak protection in accordance with the present invention can include an IDS coupled to the information system and a data leak protection system configured to apply a data leak protection policy for result sets produced by the information system in response to a database query. The data leak protection policy can include a listing of data shapes and corresponding remedial measures. The data leak protection policy further can include consideration for metrics produced by the IDS.

Inventors: Bird; Paul M. (Markham, CA), Kaminsky; David L. (Chapel Hill, NC), Lightstone; Sam S. (Toronto, CA), Rjaibi; Walid (Markham, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101); G06F 13/00 (20060101); G08B 23/00 (20060101); G06F 12/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00