Data Loss Prevention has now been included into Microsoft but being a Skype for Business consultant have you ever configured DLP? Probably not.
So this post will
- Office 365 Global Administrator Account
Launch Microsoft 365 Admin Center –> Select Security from under Admin Center
Click “More resources” and Open for Office 365 Security and Compliance Center
Click Data Loss Prevention –> Click Policy –> Click Create a policy
For the purpose of this post I will be creating a policy for covering UK National Insurance Numbers / Passport Numbers. DLP has a list of generic policies or you can configure a custom policy
Select –> Privacy –> Select UK Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Data –> Click Next
At this stage you can select if you want to configure this policy for Exchange email, Microsoft Teams chat and channel messages, OneDrive and SharePoint Documents or specify a subset of services.
Select your required option –> Select Next
Example of specifying a subset of services, at this stage you can also Include/Excludes Groups, Accounts and Sites.
Select Find content that contains
Using the default options here but you can configure option to send incident report to a Distribution List or individuals.
Select “I’d like to test it out first” or Yes, turn it on right away. This is depending if your organisation is ready for the big switch on. The tenant being used in this post is a test tenant will
Review your configured settings –> Select Create
Testing – DLP for
So like with all things Microsoft, we have to wait for replication to take place before we can really start testing DLP. Please
So its safe to say DLP is now working within my tenant.
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