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Microsoft Purview Information Protection

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

  • Experience built-in labeling and information protection in Microsoft 365 apps and services.
  • Get accurate classification with AI-powered classifiers, exact data match, and other capabilities.
  • 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.
  • Extend a consistent protection experience to popular non-Microsoft apps and services with an SDK.
Product features

Information Protection features

Enable discovery and protection of sensitive data across your digital estate, including Microsoft 365 and Azure clouds; on-premises, hybrid, and third-party clouds; and SaaS apps.
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.
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Protecting sensitive data in the age of AI

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Protect your business with comprehensive data security and compliance solutions

Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance

Annual commitment
Price does not include tax.

Information Protection is a part of the Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance suite

Customers currently licensed with Enterprise Mobility Security + Office E3, Microsoft 365 E3, or a version of these suites that does not include Microsoft Teams, are eligible to purchase or try E5 Compliance. You must be a global, compliance, or billing admin to initiate this trial. If you don’t have the prerequisite product or role, contact Sales.

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Use DLP policies with classifiers and sensitivity labels to block sensitive data exfiltration and oversharing.
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Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management

Assess user risk levels based on their actions with files labeled as sensitive.
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Explore data security resources and trends

Gain insights into the latest data security advancements, including expert guidance, best practices, trends, and solutions.
Industry recognition

A recognized security leader

  • Microsoft is recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Platforms, Q1 2023.4
  • Learn why KuppingerCole rates Microsoft as outstanding in functionality for secure collaboration.5
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Help protect your digital estate

Get built-in labels and protection for Microsoft 365 apps, Teams, Fabric, Copilot, and other services.

[1] IBM, Cost of a Data Breach Report 2023.

[2] UNCTAD, Data Protection and Privacy Legislation Worldwide.

[3] LayerX, Revealing GenAI’s True Data Exposure Risk, Research Report June 2023.

[4] The Forrester Wave™: Data Security Platforms, Q1 2023, Heidi Shey with Amy DeMartine, Sarah Morane, and Christine Turley, March 2023.

[5] KuppingerCole Analysts, Market Compass, Secure Collaboration, Anne Bailey, May 31, 2022.

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