Microsoft has done a good job of helping Office 365 tenants prepare for GDPR, but the best intentions sometimes run into difficulties. Such as what you might find with the new GDPR Data Loss Prevention policy template, which does an excellent job of finding things like European tax numbers… but sometimes too good a job.
You might be familiar with the DLP policies available in Exchange or SharePoint. These policies work, but they are workload-specific. Microsoft has embarked on a journey to replace them with Unified DLP policies, which provide protection across multiple Office 365 workloads. The new policies are not yet as functional as those available for Exchange, but they will get there.
Tony Redmond explores some things he found out or explored during the week, including a solid DLP roadmap for Office 365, how BMC Remedy creates incident tickets from DLP audit events, that Veeam now offers a backup for Exchange Online, how QUADROtech’s ADAM plans to drag public folders into the 21st century, and more.