Protect your sensitive information

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Keep your data protected wherever it’s stored and whenever it travels. Implement a comprehensive and integrated approach across devices, apps, cloud services, and on-premises.

Identify and understand your sensitive data

Discover sensitive information across a variety of locations including devices, apps, cloud services, and on-premises.
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Customize your Information Protection policies

Classify and label documents based on sensitivity levels you define. Easily configure protection actions such as encryption, access restrictions, and visual markings.

See how users access and share sensitive information

Gain visibility into how sensitive information is being used in cloud services. Revoke access to protected files. Monitor policy violations and risky behavior.
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Accelerate your path to compliance

Enhance your security and privacy posture to comply with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other regulatory requirements.

More about Information Protection

What’s new

Learn about the latest Information Protection capabilities.

See how we do it

An inside look at how Microsoft uses Azure Information Protection to help protect sensitive data.

What analysts are saying

KuppingerCole provides an overview of secure information sharing solutions.

Microsoft Ignite session

Get an overview of the latest information protection capabilities.

Extend Information Protection

Learn about integrating labeling and protection into your own apps and security solutions.

Protect data in the cloud

How Microsoft Cloud App Security protects sensitive files in cloud services.


Customer Stories

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BP embraces Information Protection

“We see Azure Information Protection as a really easy way for our employees to classify information at the point of creation. We just need to make sure security is intuitive and easy to use.”

Abrona protects data for GDPR

Dutch healthcare organization Abrona uses Azure Information Protection to help achieve their compliance goals.

Stade de France keeps data secure

As the biggest stadium in France and host of the 2024 Olympics, Stade de France deploys solutions from Microsoft to help protect important company assets.
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Nakilat balances security

Qatari shipping company Nakilat uses Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure Information Protection to help protect sensitive information stored and shared in cloud services.

Information Protection solutions

Azure Information Protection

Learn how Azure Information Protection helps you classify, label, and protect your data.

Office 365 Information Protection

Office 365 data loss prevention is helping prevent accidental data leakage.

Windows Information Protection

Protect important business data on Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft Cloud App Security

Protect and control sensitive data in cloud apps.


See more on Information Protection

Protect your sensitive data everywhere

Evaluate your classification approach

What you need to know about shadow IT

Streamline your path to compliance e-book

GDPR assessment: protecting personal data

Additional Information Protection resources

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Intro to information protection

Learn how to classify, label, and protect your data using Azure Information Protection.

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Partner solutions

Several ISVs and security providers integrate labeling and protection into their apps and services.

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Azure Information Protection

Learn how to configure and deploy Azure Information Protection

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Cloud App Security documentation

Learn about configuring and deploying Microsoft Cloud App Security

Protect your sensitive information