AUTOMATE AND SECURE SENSITIVE INFORMATION FROM SLIPPING OUT – HAVE YOU HEARD OF MICROSOFT DLP?

By: Indira Ghosh, Marketing Associate

Time for some Facts and Figures related to Cyber Security issues! 

The annual number of data breaches and exposed records in the United States from 2005 to 2018 (in millions) shows a rise of more than 600%  
  • 92% of malware is delivered by email. 
  • 60% of small companies go out of business within six months of a cyber-attack. 

With a Microsoft Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policy you can: 
Identify sensitive information across many locations, such as Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business. 

For example, you can recognize any document containing a credit card number that stored in OneDrive for Business site. 

Prevent the accidental sharing of sensitive information:
You can identify any document or email containing financial data shared with people outside your organization, and then automatically block access to that document or block the email from being sent. 

Monitor and protect information in the latest desktop versions of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word:
DLP Policies have capabilities to identify sensitive information. DLP provides continuous monitoring when people share content.

You can educate your users about DLP policies:
If a user tries to share a document containing confidential information, a DLP policy can send them an email notification and show them a policy tip.

Give us a call at 914-355-5800 to find out more about Data Loss Prevention and other Microsoft security products.