New Data Leak Controls

Posted July 9, 2024

Boost Your Business Security with Microsoft Edge for Business’s New Data Leak Control Capabilities

In today’s digital age, keeping your sensitive information secure is more critical than ever. That’s why Microsoft Edge for Business has rolled out new data leak control capabilities. This powerful tool is a game-changer for protecting your valuable data.

What are Data Leak Control Capabilities?

In plain English, these capabilities prevent your sensitive information from getting into the wrong hands. Think of it as an extra lock on your digital doors, ensuring only authorized individuals can access your important data.

Every business handles sensitive information, from financial records to client details and proprietary data. If this information leaks, it could mean big trouble: financial loss, legal headaches, and a hit to your reputation.

How Does It Work?

Microsoft Edge’s new feature keeps your data secure by ensuring only authorized people can access it and preventing accidental sharing. Depending on your industry, you may have strict data protection rules. These new controls can help you stay compliant with regulations.

And let’s not forget your customers. They’re more aware than ever about data privacy. Using a browser with strong data leak controls shows you’re serious about protecting their information, which can boost their trust in your business.

Key Features

Microsoft Edge for Business makes it easy to set data sharing policies—like stopping certain types of data from being copied or emailed to unauthorized recipients. This reduces the risk of accidental leaks.

It uses artificial intelligence to spot potential threats and unusual data movements. Edge can alert you to a potential leak before it happens, giving you a chance to act proactively.

If you’re already using other Microsoft products like 365 or Microsoft Teams, good news: Edge for Business integrates smoothly with them, allowing you to apply consistent data protection across all your tools.

Ready to Give It a Spin? Here’s What to Do:

  1. Update Your Browser: Ensure all your business’s devices are using the latest version of Microsoft Edge for Business to access the newest features and security updates.
  2. Set Your Policies: Work with your IT support partner to set up data sharing policies that make sense for your business. Microsoft provides guidelines and templates to help you get started.
  3. Train Your Team: Educate your employees on the importance of data security and how to use the new features. A quick training session can do the trick.
  4. Monitor and Adjust: Keep an eye on how things are working and tweak your policies as needed to find a balance that keeps your data secure without disrupting your workflow.

Better yet, why not let our team handle this for you? Get in touch today.