Was chatting with an engineer who just joined Bitglass today. He said he had also interviewed at a competitor and was scared off. Tell me more, please.
Turns out they told him that they had just been issued a patent that gave them the exclusive rights to real-time DLP on cloud application traffic. Being a smart engineer, he decided to investigate and found two things.
Thing 1: The patent was complete bullshit. Here is the top-level claim from the patent.
A computer-implemented method of monitoring and controlling enterprise information stored on a cloud computing service (CCS), the method including: