Information Protection P1 and P2

Microsoft Azure Information Protection can be purchased either stand-alone or through one of the following Microsoft licensing suites:

  • Enterprise Mobility + Security
  • Microsoft 365 Enterprise

Azure Information Protection is offered as a user-subscription licence. It’s available for direct purchase online or through the following programs:

Microsoft Enterprise Agreement Volume Licensing program

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider





Self-service subscription for users in an organisation who have been sent sensitive files that have been protected by Azure Information Protection, but that can’t be authenticated because the users’ IT department does not manage an account for them in Azure – for example, the IT department doesn’t have Office 365 or use Azure services.

Price: Free

Azure Information Protection for Office 365

Microsoft Azure Information Protection is included in the Office 365 Enterprise E3 and above plans.

Azure Information Protection Premium P1

Provides additional rights to use the on-premises connectors, track and revoke shared documents, and enables users to manually classify and label documents.

Note: Also part of Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security E3 and Microsoft 365 E3.

Azure Information Protection Premium P2

Builds on Azure Information Protection Premium P1 with automated and recommended classification, labelling and protection, with policy-based rules and Hold Your Own Key (HYOK) configurations that span Azure Rights Management and Active Directory Rights Management.

Note: Also part of Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 and Microsoft 365 E5.

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