It’s not a matter of if, but when. Protect, detect, and respond to breaches and inadvertent data loss with Microsoft.
Our salespeople are our revenue pipeline. These are high-value people to Callaway; they are constantly meeting with our customers and taking orders. With Windows Intune watching over their computers, we can keep orders and money flowing into the company.
Bill Connaghan Global Desktop System Administrator at Callaway Golf
If you are only addressing some of the threats, you may be adding locks to a door while a window is left open.
Data Loss Prevention is the catchall term for the prevention of losing company data, either to maliciously intended actors, from inadvertent user error (i.e. sending a file to the wrong person cached in your Outlook To: window), or from replying to all in error.
Microsoft doesn’t offer one specific Data Loss Prevention product, per se, but instead protects data loss at multiple layers:
In their unique interactive infographic about the anatomy of a breach, Microsoft outlines an intruder’s approach to infiltrating and extracting data, as well as some of the other Microsoft capabilities that protect, detect, and respond.
Are data breaches completely preventable? No, but the impact can be minimized by employing all possible prevention techniques, along with monitoring and response tools.