Creating a Data Loss Prevention Policy

  1. Click the External Agents tab to configure a policy for external agents or the Internal Agents tab to configure a policy for internal agents.
    Note:

    Configure agent location settings if you have not done so. Agents use these location settings to determine the correct Data Loss Prevention policy to apply. For details, see the OfficeScan Administrator’s Guide.

  2. Select Enable Data Loss Prevention.
  3. Choose one of the following:
    • If you are on the External Agents tab, you can apply all Data Loss Prevention settings to internal agents by selecting Apply all settings to internal agents.

    • If you are on the Internal Agents tab, you can apply all Data Loss Prevention settings to external agents by selecting Apply all settings to external agents.

  4. On the Rules tab, click Add.

    A policy can contain a maximum of 40 rules.

  5. Configure the rule settings.

    For details creating DLP rules, see Creating Data Loss Prevention Rules.

  6. Click the Exceptions tab and configure any necessary exception settings.

    For details on the available exception settings, see Data Loss Prevention Exceptions.