Configuring a DLP Rule

You can create a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) rule to specify actions to apply when Deep Discovery Email Inspector detects an unauthorized transmission of data in email messages.

  1. Go to Policies > Policy Management.
  2. Click the DLP Rules tab.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Click Add to create a new rule.

    • Click a rule name to change the settings.

  4. Type a rule name.
  5. Select a list view option.
  6. Select one or more templates in the Available Templates list.

    The selected items display in the Selected Templates list.

  7. Specify the Action.

    For more information, see Policy Actions.

  8. (Optional) From the Send notification drop-down list, select a notification message to inform recipients about the applied policy action.
    Important:

    Deep Discovery Email Inspector only sends recipient notifications when you select Send notification and a notification message.

    You can configure notification messages on the Notifications screen (go to Policies > Policy Objects > Notifications).

    For more information, see Configuring Recipient Notification.

  9. Click Save.

    After adding a rule, you can:

    • Click a rule name to edit the rule settings.

    • Select a rule and click Delete to remove the selected rule.

    • Select a rule and click Copy to create a copy of the selected rule. You can edit the copied rule to create a customized rule.