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Azure Information Protection is becoming Microsoft Purview Information Protection.

Microsoft Purview Information Protection

Understand what data is sensitive and business critical—then manage and protect it across your environment.

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Go Beyond Data Protection with Microsoft Purview

Discover new capabilities that could transform how you secure your organization's data across clouds, devices, and platforms.

Protect data wherever it lives

Built-in capabilities

Experience built-in labeling and information protection in Microsoft 365 apps and services and other Microsoft services.

Intelligent classifiers

Get accurate classification with machine learning-based trainable classifiers, exact data match, and more.

Unified admin console

Configure and manage policies and view analytics across on-premises file shares, Microsoft 365 apps and services, and desktop and mobile devices in one place.

Extensible platform

Extend a consistent protection experience to popular non-Microsoft apps and services with an SDK.

Protecting data is a critical need


of corporate data is “dark”—it’s not classified, protected, or governed.1


is the number of countries, out of 194, with legislation in place to protect data.2

Key features of Microsoft Purview Information Protection

Data classification overview in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Data discovery

Scan across data at rest and in use to classify it across on-premises file shares, SharePoint, OneDrive, Exchange, Microsoft Teams, endpoints, and non-Microsoft cloud apps.

An overview of data classification contracts in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Data classification

Apply labels to identify sensitive information or proprietary data with ready-to-use trainable classifiers and hundreds of sensitive information types.

The activity explorer in Microsoft 365 compliance.

Activity explorer

Gain a better understanding of user activities related to your sensitive data and how that data is being used.

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Content explorer

Take a deeper view into documents containing sensitive data and get the context you need to create data protection policies.

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Transform the way your data is classified and categorized

Automate your data discovery, classification, and governance at scale with Microsoft Purview AI-powered classifiers to protect your sensitive data.

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Protect your data with machine learning-enabled classifiers

Learn how we used the AI supercomputer developed by Microsoft to pre-train advanced classifiers to automatically find and protect your most sensitive data across nine different business categories.

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What customers are saying

EY enables secure collaboration

To control internal and external user access to SharePoint, EY turns to Microsoft Purview Information Protection.

Fortuna Dusseldorf shields player data

Fortuna Dusseldorf used sensitivity labels to protect players’ confidential personal information.

The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Platforms

Microsoft recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Platforms, Q1 2023.3

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Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance

Originally starting from ₹ 1,000.00 now starting from ₹ 1,000.00

₹ 1,000.00 ₹ 1,000.00


(Annual subscription—auto renews)

Additional resources


Outstanding functionality for secure collaboration

Learn why KuppingerCole rates Microsoft as outstanding in functionality for secure collaboration.4


Achieving data security and compliance

Read the report to learn how Microsoft Purview Information Protection compares to other solutions.4


Classify and protect sensitive data

Learn how to automatically discover, classify and protect sensitive data across your digital estate.


Information protection blog

Learn about feature updates, new capabilities, and other information protection news.

Protect everything

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  • [1] IBM. Future of Cognitive Computing. November 2015.
  • [2] UNCTAD Data Protection and Privacy Legislation Worldwide web page.
  • [3] The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Platforms, Q1 2023, Heidi Shey with Amy DeMartine, Sarah Morane, and Christine Turley, March 2023.
  • [4] KuppingerCole Analysts, Market Compass, Secure Collaboration, Anne Bailey, May 31, 2022.

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