How to Setup Data Loss Prevention Policy in Office 365?

Microsoft Office is the famous software which continuously launches new application for the convenience of the computer user. At present, this software has many applications which are used in all the organization, homes, and schools as well as in businesses. It is very easy to use and you can easily install this through It has a user friendly interface and compatible for all the devices like Window OS, Mac, Laptops, Computers, and Android Phones. Its applications help the user in formatting, editing, creating text document, scheduling meetings, and also for making presentations etc.

As all the computer users know that, it is their responsibility to protect their sensitive data from the hands of hackers or from online threat. But now the user need not to worry, Office 365 has launches the service known as Microsoft Office 365 Data Loss Prevention, this monitors each activity in Office 365 account and protect the sensitive data from unauthorized access. In this blog, you will learn how to set up Data Loss Prevention Policy in Office 365.

Create Data Loss Policy in Office 365:

This policy provides several benefits to the computer user. The two components which are needed to create DLP policy are one is Location like OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online and other is Conditions.

How to Setup Data Loss Prevention?

First you have to login in Office 365 as an administrator. Then you have to click on Admin option under the Apps section. After this, you have to click on Security and Compliance option which is under the Admin center. Then in the next window, you have to select for Data loss prevention and then just select Policy option. Now from the Data loss prevention section, you have to click on Create a policy to create a new DLP. Then in the New DLP Policy template, just select the information which you want to protect like credit card details etc. and then click on Next option. Now under the Name your policy, you should provide a name to the policy and the description. After this, just click on Next option. Now just select for the location from the Choose locations page. So that you can choose this location for the DLP. You will see the two options- locations in Office 365 like Exchange email and OneDrive and SharePoint documents. Here you have to select one option and then you have to click on Next option. After this, just select Simple or Advanced settings option. In Advance settings, you will get the rule editor so that you can control over the policy setting. And in the simple settings you will get the common policies. To apply this policy you have to click on Save option.

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If you still find any issues or problem, then you can contact to the customer care executive of MS Office through For more details, you can visit to the official website of MS Office.