Business Problem Series: Preventing Intellectual Property Loss

In our Business Problem Series, we tackle challenges big and small with proactive technical solutions. Today we're talking about how to stop intellectual property loss — how to stop your organization’s confidential data from getting into the wrong hands.

Bottom line: if this information got into the hands of competitors or cyber criminals, it would be awful for your business. It could be disastrous.

So how do we stop people from emailing a file to their personal account or dropping it onto a USB Drive and walking out of the office with it? Or just making a mistake in sending something to the wrong person? Can it really be stopped? Well, the answer is yes.

Azure Information Protection provides identity-based security and protects any Word, Excel, PowerPoint files and other information that you deem to be confidential. You can decide what's confidential and what's not.

This is one of our standards for data security.

Check out the video below for more details on how you can protect your intellectual property.