Azure Information Protection (Day 3)

This is the third in a series of posts documenting our experiences and impressions with Azure Information Protection. Today we wanted to use Office 365 Data Loss Prevention (DLP) to map AIP classification labels applied within an external domain to labels defined within our domain. The use case for this is a customer or partner […]

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Azure Information Protection (Day 2)

This is the second in a series of posts documenting our experiences and impressions with Azure Information Protection. Here are a few things we learned today: The Policy setting “All documents and emails must have a label (applied automatically or by users)” should be disabled. When doing manual classification of emails and files, forcing users […]

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Azure Information Protection (Day 1)

Azure Information Protection is Microsoft’s suite of advanced security capabilities for Office 365 (and, sometimes, legacy on-premises environments). The concept is simple: manually or automatically classify files and emails and then have security templates apply to those objects based on the classification. However, you quickly get into a dizzying array of licensing combinations, administrative portals, […]

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5 Security Best Practices for Unstructured Data

There are two kinds of digital data: structured data and unstructured. By volume, the vast majority of all stored digital information is unstructured. Businesses find it incredibly difficult to secure unstructured information because it is constantly changing. For example, a PDF version of an employment application is not sensitive until someone completes it and enters […]

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