B. IRM PROTECTION
When the Document leaves SharePoint, it automatically gets protected with IRM.
*Worth mentioning here is that the document is in an unprotected state when inside SharePoint and gets protected with IRM once it leaves.
A. USER DOWNLOADS DOCUMENT
A user in the organisation is accessing a SharePoint site with sensitive documents. The user decides to download the file to local storage.
DLP - SharePoint
Each step is explained in detail below:
Sharepoint & IRM Explained
Data Loss Prevention Technologies allows you to protect files and content when in use, at rest or when in motion.
In this case, files are being protected with IRM as they are in motion.
In below example a SharePoint site has a document shared to a user. As the user decides to download the file to local computer the file becomes protected with IRM.
Below Work flow gives a short illustration on how it works.
SharePoint is a web application platform that can be used for various business purposes. One of use areas is to store, organize, share, and access content.
Some of the SharePoint locations can contain sensitive and highly classified information, information that sometimes needs to be shared with contractors or 3rd party companies.
This is a great opportunity combine SharePoint with IRM.
SharePoint and Microsoft RMS works seamlessly together. When combined, a file automatically obtains an IRM protection as it leaves the SharePoint site.