Configure a DLP dictionary

A data loss prevention (DLP) dictionary contains the patterns or type of data that you want to detect. After you create a DLP dictionary, you must assign it to a policy.

How to

  1. In the navigation menu, select Configuration > Dictionaries.
    Note: If you are trying the new Enterprise Center interface, in the navigation menu, select Policies > DLP Dictionaries.
  2. Click the plus sign icon.
  3. In the Dictionary Name field, enter a name.
  4. In the Description field, enter a description for the dictionary.
  5. In the Threshold field, enter the number of dictionary matches that you want detected in a file before a policy action is applied to the upload. You can enter a value between 0 and 50.
  6. In the search field, look for the patterns or type of data that you want to add to the dictionary. You can select data types based on geographic region.
  7. Click Save.

Next steps

Assign a DLP dictionary to a policy