How to Create a DLP Filter

Created by Abderrahim Ibnou el kadi, Modified on Mon, 13 Jan 2020 at 02:22 PM by Jason Carreiro

Adding to the encryption feature you can also secure your outbound mail by using the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) to protect your sensitive data when sent out. Also DLP is adding an extra layer of security for users who forget to use the key word in the subject line to encrypt the email while sending sensitive information.

1.    Under Security Settings, click Email.

2.    Click Filter Policies.

3.    Select the Outbound tab.

4.    Click on New Filter.


5.    Choose a name for your filter (e.g. Encryption - DLP [term]).

6.    Click Continue.

7.    Ensure Scope is set to Company.

8.    In the first parameter If statement 

9.    Chose Dictionary Scan or Smart Identifier Scan

10.  In the Second Parameter: Cannot be changed from "CONTAIN(S) ANY OF"

11.  In the Third Parameter

12.  Click Manage

13.    In the pop-up, click the arrow to see the DLP term.

14.    Check the box for the appropriate term

15.    Repeat steps 2-3 as needed to pair your Dictionary Scan or Smart Identifier Scan.


16.    Click Close.

17.    Do statement

18.    Select Encrypt

19.    Click Save.