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June 11, 2020

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Exact Data Match now supports SharePoint Online for DLP

From Microsoft Corporation

MC214683, Stay Informed, Published date: May 29, 2020

Exact Data Match (EDM) is now supported for SharePoint Online for organizations with one of the following licenses:

  • Office 365 E5
  • Microsoft 365 E5
  • Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance
  • Microsoft E5/A5 Information Protection and Governance

If your organization does not carry any of the above licenses you can safely disregard this message.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 64558

When this will happen

This will be available beginning June 1, 2020How this will affect your organization

Organizations will be able to use EDM to better protect content on SharePoint online. With EDM-based classification, you can create a custom sensitive information type that is designed to:

  • be dynamic and refreshable
  • be more scalable
  • result in fewer false-positives
  • work with structured sensitive data
  • handle sensitive information more securely
  • be used with several Microsoft cloud services

What you need to do to prepare

When you create your DLP (Data Loss Prevention) policies for EDM, be sure to include the SharePoint Online workload.

Please see Additional Information for more details on Exact Data Match.Additional information

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