Throughout the last several months there have been many new features, updates, and happenings in the world of Information Protection at Microsoft. As we continue to build out more of this story, we wanted to use this opportunity to connect with customers, partners, and more on some of these updates to keep you informed and provide a single pane of glass on everything we have been working on for the last several months. In addition, we hope to give you some insight into the next big things being built within MIP overall. In the future, we hope to release this blog quarterly, providing you the most important and relevant updates to look for in this area and continuing to drive great customer experiences.
You can create an auto-labeling policy with rules tailored for your organization’s sensitive data, targeting specific locations in your enterprise. A policy can either be in simulation or active mode. You can run the policy first in simulation mode and if the results satisfy your organization’s needs then you can proceed and publish the policy.
The same sensitivity labels you use to classify and label data in Microsoft365 apps (e.g. Excel) can now be used to classify and label sensitive data in the Power BI service too.
***What’s Coming*** - MIP sensitivity labels in Power BI desktop (preview in December) enable creators to apply sensitivity labels and protection on PBIX files while author dataset and reports in Power BI desktop in addition to mandatory label policies in Power BI.
Endpoint DLP is native to Windows 10 and the new Microsoft Edge browser. There is no need to install or manage additional DLP software on Windows 10 machines (Version 1809+) anymore. Endpoint DLP is managed via the cloud and the Microsoft 365 compliance center, eliminating the need to deploy and operate additional consoles, event management systems, databases, and hardware on premises.
When new files are added to SharePoint or OneDrive in Microsoft 365, it takes additional time for the Office Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policy to scan the content and apply rules to help protect sensitive content. If external sharing is turned on, sensitive content could be shared and accessed by guests before the Office DLP rule finishes processing.