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All the following steps should be done with test data, and where possible, testing should be performed in a test environment. Testing should never be performed against production data.
The purpose of this document (and series) is to provide insights into various user cases, announcements, customer driven questions, etc.
Topics for this blog entry
Here are the topics covered in this issue of the blog:
Data Classification – what are “Entity” types vs. “BundledEntity” types.
Latest medical industry related Sensitive Information Types (SITs) tracked my Microsoft Purview
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Sensitive Information Types – What are BundledEntity vs Entity types? 2022)
In Microsoft Purview, what are “Entity” types and what are “BundledEntity” types? Let us look at the definitions”:
BundledEntity – “Bundled named entity SITs detect all possible matches. Use them as broad criteria in your DLP policies for detecting sensitive items.”
Entity (aka unbundled) – “Unbundled named entity SITs have a narrower focus, like a single country. Use them when you need a DLP policy with a narrower detection scope.”
Sensitive Information Types (SIT) for medical industry (as of December 30, 2022)
This list is only for medical related Sensitive Information Types (SITs) and does not include SITs that can be used in other health and personal related information types, for example – a Personal Health Information (PHI) or Personal Identifiable Information (PII). Exampls of data that would reside within PHI or PII would be Credit Card information or Social Security Numbers. If you wish to see the full list of Out-of-the-Box SITs in Microsoft Purview, please reference the official Microsoft links in the Appendix and Links section below. Please note that Microsoft is always updating its Data Classification tools and Sensitive Information Types, meaning you should always check the official links and documents for the latest information.
Here is the list of medical related SITs as of December 2022:
All Medical Terms and Conditions (BundledEntity)
Blood Test Terms (Entity)
Brand Medication Names (Entity)
Generic Medication Names (Entity)
Impairments Listed in the U.S. Disability Evaluation under Social Security (Entity)
International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9) (Entity)
International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) (Entity)
Lab Test Terms (Entity)
Lifestyles that Relate to Medical Conditions (Entity)