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jeff.risler
Level 7

Data Protection rules

is it possible to make a data protection rule but exclude by devices? i see how to do exclusions by user, but i'm wanting to encrypt all data to removable storage with the exception of a few devices.

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McAfee Employee

Re: Data Protection rules

Yes, it is possible.  Implementation will very depending on which version you are using, however, instructions should be in the corresponding product guide.

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jeff.risler
Level 7

Re: Data Protection rules

i'm using DLP 10.0.100, i have looked through the product guide and can't find anywhere that says you can exempt by device for Data Protection rules, only by user

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chrisnlc
Level 10

Re: Data Protection rules

Assuming 'Removable Storage Protection' then I can not see a way to do that as there is no device field nor is there a way of adding one.

The other approach is to create an End-User Group containing those using the exempted devices. Then exclude that group from the rule. The downside is you still can not differentiate by specific device.

*edited for clarity*

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