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5. Information Protection

Erica Toelle1  
Seattle, WA, USA

Microsoft Information Protection allows you to add protections to documents and emails that stay with the content, wherever it is located. For example, the protections will remain with a file, whether someone emails it outside the organization, downloads it to a device, takes it offline, or stores it in a file share. Information protection also has a lot of options for what types of protections it applies. You can use encryption, headers, or specific permissions. Other options include applying protections automatically to files or enforcing settings for SharePoint sites, Microsoft 365 groups, ...

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