Microsoft Information Protection: Power BI sensitivity label data in Activity Explorer

Power BI will now send sensitivity label activity data to Activity Explorer for admins to search and review along with the rest of the Microsoft Information Protection (MIP), Azure Information Protection (AIP), and Data Loss Prevention (DLP) data sets from native Office apps and other cloud resources.

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Microsoft Information Protection: Data loss prevention (DLP) integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)

Extend data loss prevention (DLP) policies to non-Microsoft cloud apps to monitor and detect when sensitive items are used and shared via non-Microsoft cloud apps.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/dlp-use-policies-non-microsoft-cloud-apps?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft Information Protection: Data loss prevention (DLP) integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)

Extend data loss prevention (DLP) policies to non-Microsoft cloud apps to monitor and detect when sensitive items are used and shared via non-Microsoft cloud apps.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/dlp-use-policies-non-microsoft-cloud-apps?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft Information Protection: Extend sensitivity labels to assets in Azure with Microsoft Azure Purview

With Azure Purview, you can now extend the reach of your Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) sensitivity labels and the value from built-in sensitive information types to a much broader set of data locations and data types. Use existing sensitivity labels or create new sensitivity labels via the Microsoft 365 compliance center to extend security and compliance intent to data assets in Azure.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/create-sensitivity-label

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Microsoft Information Protection: New named entities SITs and enhanced unified policy authoring templates

Named entities are sensitive information types (SITs) that can’t easily be identified by a regular expression or a function; these include person names, physical addresses, and medical terms & conditions. This update adds 52 new SITs representing named entities, and 10 enhanced policy templates that can be used in solutions such as DLP and auto-labeling, and cover important regulations, such as US HIPAA and EU GDPR.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitive-information-type-learn-about?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft Information Protection: Configure external sharing for sensitivity labels in Teams and SharePoint sites

With this update, you can set controls on external sharing while configuring a Team or site protection policy. For example you can set a very restrictive one for a Team or site labeled ‘confidential’—restricting sharing with people outside the organization or set a very relaxed one for a Team or site labeled ‘general’—allowing anyone with a link to access without requiring sign-in.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitivity-labels-teams-groups-sites

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Microsoft Information Protection: Configure external sharing for sensitivity labels in Teams and SharePoint sites

With this update, you can set controls on external sharing while configuring a Team or site protection policy. For example you can set a very restrictive one for a Team or site labeled ‘confidential’—restricting sharing with people outside the organization or set a very relaxed one for a Team or site labeled ‘general’—allowing anyone with a link to access without requiring sign-in.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitivity-labels-teams-groups-sites

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Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labeling (client-side)

Organizations will be able to configure new or existing client-side Auto-labeling policies using Exact Data Match (EDM) Sensitive Information Types (SITs), enabling more fine-grained control over which sensitive content gets labeled.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/create-custom-sensitive-information-types-with-exact-data-match-based-classification?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft Information Protection: OneDrive for Business location picker supports security groups and distribution lists.

Data loss prevention (DLP) for OneDrive for Business will soon support user accounts and groups as part of the policy scoping location picker, enabling more granular control of DLP policy scope (i.e. to include/exclude particular departments, business units, geo-specific security groups, etc.)
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/data-loss-prevention-policies?view=o365-worldwide

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