The ABCs of Microsoft Office 365’s Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
When it comes to data breaches, it’s not a matter of if a breach will occur, it’s a matter of when. And regardless of how substantial — or how advanced — you think your cybersecurity is, you’re still vulnerable.
Microsoft Office 365 has made it extremely easy to upload vast amounts of data to the cloud with just a few clicks. Although organizations are getting more comfortable entrusting their data to cloud services, steps must be taken to ensure employees don’t expose sensitive or send sensitive data against company policies (e.g. by forwarding to unauthorized parties, downloading to unprotected devices, etc.).
Getting started with DLP is simple. The first step is to establish a DLP policy. Microsoft provides policy templates that include HIPAA, U.S. PII, PCI-DSS, etc. You may also want to add a condition to a template policy and use labels as a condition to a policy.
Read the “ABCs” of getting started to consider at betanews.com