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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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Go Beyond Data Protection with Microsoft Purview

Discover new capabilities that will 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 protection in Microsoft 365 apps and services and other Microsoft services.

Intelligent classifiers

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

Unified admin console

Configure and manage policies and view analytics across on-premises, Microsoft 365 apps, services, and Windows 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


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 across on-premises, 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 built-in and trainable classifiers.

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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What customers are saying

EY needed secure collaboration

EY needed to control internal and external user access to SharePoint with Microsoft Purview Information Protection.

Fortuna Dusseldorf shields player data

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

The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms

Microsoft Security is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms, Q2 2021.3

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Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance

Originally starting from USD$12.00 now starting from USD$12.00

USD$12.00 USD$12.00


(annual subscription-auto renews)

  • Microsoft Purview Information Protection is a part of Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance Suite

    Microsoft offers comprehensive compliance and data governance solutions to help your organization manage risks, protect and govern sensitive data, and respond to regulatory requirements.

    * Customers currently licensed for Enterprise Mobility + Security E3, Office E3, or Microsoft 365 E3 are eligible to purchase or try the Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance suite. Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance capabilities and features are included in the Microsoft 365 E5 license.

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


The benefits of Zero Trust

Read an economic analysis of a Zero Trust strategy using Microsoft solutions.5


Information Protection sessions

Watch past sessions from Microsoft experts on Information Protection to learn more about the product.

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  • [1] IBM. Future of Cognitive Computing. November 2015.
  • [2] UNCTAD website Data Protection and Privacy Legislation Worldwide web page.
  • [3] The Forrester Wave™: Unstructured Data Security Platforms, Q2 2021, Heidi Shey, May 2021.
  • [4] KuppingerCole Analysts, Market Compass, Secure Collaboration, Anne Bailey, May 31, 2022.
  • [5] Forrester Consulting, The Total Economic Impact™ of Zero Trust Solutions From Microsoft, commissioned by Microsoft, December 2021.

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