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MC270189: Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labeling (client-side)

Organizations will soon be able to configure new or existing client-side auto-labeling policies using Exact Data Match (EDM) sensitive information types, enabling more granular control over labeling sensitive content. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82071.

Organizations will be able to configure new or existing client-side Auto-labeling policies using Exact Data Match (EDM) Sensitive Information Types (SITs), enabling more fine-grained control over which sensitive content gets labeled.

MC270189: Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labeling (client-side)

Affected Workloads

  • Microsoft 365 suite

When this will happen

Rollout will begin late July and is expected to be complete by mid-August.

How this will affect your organization

Tenant admins in the commercial cloud will be able to configure EDM sensitive information types in their client-side auto-labeling policies for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

What you need to do to prepare

Tenant admins can create new or update existing client-side auto-labeling policies to use EDM sensitive information types, either from the Microsoft 365 compliance center or by using a cmdlet.

Learn more

Message ID: MC270189
Published: 14 July 2021
Updated: 14 July 2021

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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