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How is data processed?

Understanding the data flow within the Bodyguard CDR software environment is key to appreciating its robust security and performance capabilities. Here's a step-by-step outline of how data is processed and flows within the system:


Data Flow Bodyguard CDR

1.     Filesystem Request: When an application on your desktop, like a browser, email, Teams, or Zoom, requests a file, the CDR software intercepts this request. The file could be an incoming email attachment, a file download, or any other file that the application is attempting to access.

2.     File Sanitization: The intercepted file is then sanitized based on pre-configured policies. The sanitization process uses our proprietary "Positive Selective" technology. This technology dismantles the file, examines its individual components, and checks each piece against the configured policies.

3.     Reconstruction: Only content that passes the examination is used to reconstruct the file. This guarantees that the reconstructed file is safe for use, containing only trusted elements from the original file. The reconstruction happens quickly, with sub-second performance, ensuring that there is no noticeable delay for the end user.

4.     Delivery: Once the file is sanitized and reconstructed, it is passed back to the requesting application. This process is seamless, and the user can proceed with their tasks as if the file was never intercepted.

5.     Telemetry: While the file data is processed locally and doesn't leave the user's device, anonymized telemetry data about the sanitization process is sent to the Bodyguard Platform. This information provides valuable insights into the performance and effectiveness of the CDR software.

6.     Dashboard Reporting: This telemetry data is accessible via the Bodyguard Cloud Dashboard, providing metrics and reports about the sanitization process. These reports are crucial for maintaining the health and effectiveness of the CDR software. Optionally, the telemetry data can be accessed by external data aggregators if required.

7.     Central Management: All the data flow, sanitization processes, and telemetry data can be centrally managed via the Bodyguard Partner Portal. This portal allows for efficient management of multiple clients, contributing to seamless operations and consistent security standards.

This data flow design ensures the highest level of security, privacy, and performance, allowing Bodyguard CDR software to provide robust protection without disrupting the user experience.

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