Why is Compliance Portal Content Explorer showing sensitive data?

Shim Kwan 281 Reputation points


We have an Azure Tenant with no Azure Information Protection configured.
Why then is Content Explorer in the Compliance Portal showing so much Sensitive Data???

If AIP is not configured, what is running and doing this inventory?

Thank you,


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  1. Vasil Michev 98,196 Reputation points MVP

    Note the "or" in the description above, it's not just labeled content you will see there, but anything matching one of the built-in Sensitive Information types as used by DLP: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitive-information-type-learn-about?view=o365-worldwide

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  2. Shim Kwan 281 Reputation points

    OK thank you

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  3. Mansha Irfan 0 Reputation points

    The source tab in the content explorer doesn't display any data for some files containing sensitive information, whereas it does show data for some other files. What is causing this divergent behavior?

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