Microsoft Purview Audit vs Microsoft Purview Information Protection comparison

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  • "The product is affordable, and our clients agree. Sensitivity labels come with the MIP license at an additional $2 a month per user, an excellent deal for auto-labeling capabilities."
  • "The price is determined by the enterprise licensing, either the E3 or E5 licensing or the EMS plus security and other feature licensing."
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    Top Answer:It ensures that sensitive data is automatically safeguarded, even for email attachments, regardless of the user or device.
    Top Answer:The pricing and licensing for the product are quite expensive. Some advanced features are included in the E5 licensing, and it might be beneficial to see some of those features integrated into E3 to… more »
    Top Answer:Microsoft Purview Information Protection can improve in terms of scan concurrency and scan processing time. Currently, the default limit for scans is a bit restrictive, and reducing the time it takes… more »
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    Microsoft Information Protection
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    Overview

    The unified auditing functionality in Microsoft 365 provides organizations with visibility into many types of audited activities across many different services in Microsoft 365. Advanced Audit helps organizations to conduct forensic and compliance investigations by increasing audit log retention required to conduct an investigation, providing access to crucial events that help determine scope of compromise, and faster access to Office 365 Management Activity API.

    Implement Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) to help you discover, classify, and protect sensitive information wherever it lives or travels.

    MIP capabilities are included with Microsoft 365 Compliance and give you the tools to know your data, protect your data, and prevent data loss.

    To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.

    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Government9%
    Healthcare Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Insurance Company7%
    Government7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
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    Microsoft Purview Audit is ranked 30th in Microsoft Security Suite while Microsoft Purview Information Protection is ranked 20th in Microsoft Security Suite with 5 reviews. Microsoft Purview Audit is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Purview Information Protection is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Purview Information Protection writes "Provides protection across multiple environments, can classify data and represent it graphically, and has the option for customer-managed teams to encrypt and manage data". Microsoft Purview Audit is most compared with Splunk Enterprise Security, Microsoft Sentinel, Microsoft Defender XDR, IBM Security QRadar and Microsoft Purview eDiscovery, whereas Microsoft Purview Information Protection is most compared with Microsoft Purview, Microsoft Defender XDR, Varonis Platform, BigID and Informatica Axon.

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