Azure Information Protection: In Action!

Microsoft has re-invented document security more than once over the years. Back in the day (circa 1995), if you wanted to prevent someone from modifying a Word or Excel document, you would just use the integrated ‘password protect’ feature. It used only 16-bit key and, while good enough for the time, could (quite literally) be cracked instantly as long ago as 2012.

As the years went by, the bit length of embedding passwords got longer and more advanced encryption was added. This was a good thing! But it still require

If you keep up with security offerings in Azure and Office 365 as I do, then you surely have heard the terms ‘Azure Information Protection’ or ‘AIP’ thrown about a lot recently.



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