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Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook

By : Nate Chamberlain
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Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook

By: Nate Chamberlain

Overview of this book

Organizations across the world have switched to Office 365 to boost workplace productivity. However, to maximize investment in Office 365, you need to know how to efficiently administer Office 365 solutions. Microsoft Office 365 Administration Cookbook is packed with recipes to guide you through common and not-so-common administrative tasks throughout Office 365. Whether you’re administering a single app such as SharePoint or organization-wide Security & Compliance across Office 365, this cookbook offers a variety of recipes that you’ll want to have to hand. The book begins by covering essential setup and administration tasks. You’ll learn how to manage permissions for users and user groups along with automating routine admin tasks using PowerShell. You’ll then progress through to managing core Office 365 services such as Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, and Azure Active Directory (AD). This book also features recipes that’ll help you to manage newer services such as Microsoft Search, Power Platform, and Microsoft Teams. In the final chapters, you’ll delve into monitoring, reporting, and securing your Office 365 services. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned about managing individual Office 365 services along with monitoring, securing, and optimizing your entire Office 365 deployment efficiently.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Chapter 14: Appendix – Office 365 Subscriptions and Licenses

Creating a DLP policy to protect content with HIPAA-protected data detected

In this chapter, we'll be utilizing the Microsoft 365 compliance admin center to create a DLP policy that detects HIPAA-protected content, warns users about sharing the protected content, and blocks people from outside the organization from accessing it. It will also provide users with the opportunity to override for false positives (HIPAA-protected content detected but not actually present) or with business justification.

Getting ready

You should be a global or compliance administrator to complete this recipe.

How to do it…

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 compliance center at
  2. Click Show all from the left navigation menu.
  3. Select Data loss prevention:

    Figure 12.1 – Data loss prevention link in the left-hand navigation menu of the Microsoft 365 compliance center

  4. Click Create policy:

    Figure 12.2 – The Create policy button on the Data...