Proofpoint Delivers Advanced Data Loss Prevention for Microsoft Teams 1

Becomes a certified Teams security and compliance partner for data loss prevention

Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced Proofpoint Cloud App Security Broker (Proofpoint CASB) is now a certified data loss prevention (DLP) partner for Microsoft Teams. Available as part of Proofpoint’s Information Protection platform, organizations worldwide can now ensure real-time data security and compliance while millions of users collaborate in Teams. This is Proofpoint’s third business-critical integration with Teams since launching its Content Capture and Enterprise Archiving integration in 2020 as part of Proofpoint’s Compliance platform.

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“We are proud to be one of the first Microsoft Teams security and compliance partners across DLP, content capture, and archiving,” said Ryan Kalember, executive vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. “Teams compliance is a must-have for regulated and highly litigious industries, while Teams DLP is a must-have essential for all organizations as their users increasingly rely on the Teams platform to collaborate with sensitive information.”

Proofpoint Cloud App Security Broker (CASB) provides an additional option for DLP in Teams beyond the DLP capabilities in Microsoft 365. Proofpo int’s advanced DLP capabilities for Teams allows organizations to:

  • Apply DLP to Teams messages and shared files to safeguard regulated data and intellectual property and notify users when sensitive information is removed
  • Monitor confidential documents in Teams and across other cloud apps while applying Microsoft Information Protection sensitivity labels
  • Maintain compliance with data protection and residency laws including HIPAA, PCI DSS, and GDPR

“In today’s distributed work environment, Microsoft Teams enables employees to stay connected and productive,” said Hammad Rajjoub, Director, Product Marketing, Microsoft Compliance Ecosystem at Microsoft Corp. “The integrations with Proofpoint help ensure that our joint customers can address security and compliance needs while enabling employees to work from anywhere.”

Proofpoint CASB is part of the organization’s Information Protection platform, which delivers a unique people-centric approach to stopping data loss across email, cloud apps, and endpoints. With coverage across all DLP channels using a common data classification framework, Proofpoint Information Protection combines content, behavior, and threat-based telemetry with sophisticated analytics. Security teams worldwide rely on Proofpoint to address the full spectrum of data loss scenarios across malicious, negligent, and compromised users. Its unified alerts also help users better prioritize warnings, respond faster, and achieve a shorter time to value.

In addition, customers can soon find Proofpoint Content Capture and Enterprise Archive on Microsoft AppSource.

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