What options are available for compliance and regulatory features in Power Platform?

The compliance and regulatory features in the Power Platform, which includes Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Automate, are designed to help organizations adhere to industry-specific regulations and compliance standards. Please note that there might be updates or changes after my last update, and you should check the latest documentation for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

  1. Data Loss Prevention Policies (DLP):
    • DLP policies allow administrators to define rules that prevent sensitive data from being shared or leaked outside the organization.
    • Administrators can create policies to block or monitor the transfer of specific types of data, such as personally identifiable information (PII) or financial data.
  2. Audit and Compliance Center:
    • The Audit and Compliance Center provides tools for monitoring and managing compliance across the Power Platform.
    • It includes features such as activity logging, audit reporting, and integration with Microsoft 365 Compliance Center.
  3. Role-Based Access Control (RBAC):
    • RBAC allows administrators to control access to resources based on the roles users have within the organization.
    • Users can be assigned specific roles with predefined permissions, helping organizations enforce the principle of least privilege.
  4. Microsoft Information Protection (MIP):
    • MIP is a set of technologies and solutions designed to help organizations classify, label, and protect sensitive data.
    • Power Platform supports MIP, enabling organizations to classify and protect data within Power BI, Power Apps, and Power Automate.
  5. Data Encryption:
    • Power Platform uses encryption to protect data both at rest and in transit.
    • Data at rest is encrypted using technologies like BitLocker, while data in transit is protected through protocols like HTTPS.
  6. Compliance with Standards:
    • Power Platform adheres to various compliance standards, such as ISO 27001, HIPAA, GDPR, and others.
    • Compliance certifications demonstrate that Microsoft has implemented and maintains robust security and privacy practices.
  7. Geographic and Tenant Isolation:
    • Power Platform offers features to help organizations maintain geographic and tenant isolation, ensuring that data is stored and processed within specified regions or data centers.
  8. Service Trust Portal:
    • The Service Trust Portal provides detailed information about how Microsoft implements and supports security, privacy, and compliance across its services, including the Power Platform.
  9. Government Clouds:
    • Microsoft offers Government Community Clouds that are designed to meet specific regulatory and compliance requirements for government agencies.
  10. Data Subject Requests:
    • Power Platform supports processes and features to help organizations respond to data subject requests, such as requests for data access or data deletion, in compliance with data protection regulations.