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Information Protection and Governance

Safeguard sensitive data across clouds, apps, and endpoints.

Help protect and govern your data wherever it lives with built-in, intelligent, unified, and extensible solutions.

Why use information and protection governance

Built-in protection

Benefit from information protection and governance capabilities built into Microsoft 365 apps and services, Power BI, Edge browser, and Windows 11 devices.


Unified management

Configure and manage policies and view analytics across your on-premises environment, Microsoft 365 apps and services, non-Microsoft cloud services, and devices—all from a single console.

Intelligent data

Accurately identify sensitive information across your enterprise with comprehensive classification capabilities, including machine learning.

Extensible capabilities

Consistently extend information governance and protection to popular apps and services with SDK and connectors.

Products for information protection and governance

Information protection

Implement Microsoft Information Protection to help you discover, classify, and protect sensitive information wherever it lives or travels. Learn More


Information governance

Use Microsoft Information Governance capabilities to govern your data for compliance or regulatory requirements. Learn More

Data loss prevention

Apply a consistent set of policies across the cloud, on-premises environments, and endpoints to monitor, prevent, and remediate risky activities with sensitive data. Learn More

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