Data-Loss Protection (DLP) policies monitor content on your cloud platform that is considered sensitive and at risk of exposure. Pre-defined policies are policies whose regular expressions are pre-written by Cisco Cloudlock engineers, some of which can be edited or customized in policy configuration. Configurations available in the policies include:

  • Exceptions to the content regular expression
  • Threshold
  • Tolerance (some are limited to the default)
  • Proximity expressions
  • Platform(s) to monitor
  • File Type
  • Object Type
  • Ownership and Exceptions
  • Exposure and Exceptions

Common PII Used in Predefined Policies

Birth Date

Birth dates are often a

  • (dd) day; (mm) month; (yy) year represented by 6 digits with or without delimiters: dddddd
  • In some cases the century is encoded in the year of birth and the gender may be encoded in the month. These specifications vary per country and are detailed below.

Driver's License, Passport Numbers and Personal Identification Numbers (e.g. TIN, EGN, OIB, NIF etc)

d- numerical digits
l- letter
x- alphanumeric

Drug Name

Common drug names based on the FDA's (Federal Drug Administration) Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations book, more commonly known as the Orange Book.

Health Condition

Diseases and medical conditions based on the CDC's (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS). For example: Adenocarcinoma, Drug Toxicity and Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm.

International Bank Account Number (IBAN)


  • Two-digit country ISO code + two checksum digits + Basic Bank Account Number (BBAN)
  • All IBANs are digits only
  • BBAN is broken down into:
    • b- National bank code
    • c- account number
    • s- branch code
    • x- national check digit

Value Added Tax Number (VAT) and Tax ID Number (TIN)

d- numerical digits
l- letter
x- alphanumeric

Predefined Policies by Industry


Aggressive Behavior

ABA Routing Number

Date of Birth

Argentina National Identity Number (DNI)

CCN and Drug Name

Aggressive Behavior v2

Australia Bank Account Number

Email Address

Australia Driver's License Number

CCN and Health Condition Name

Discriminatory Content

Australia Tax File Number


Australia PII- Person Name with additional PII Identifier

Canada Personal Health Identification Number (PHIN)

Discriminatory Content v2

Canada Bank Account Number

IP Address

Australia Passport number

ICD- 10 Code

Extreme Inappropriate Language

Israel IBAN

Login Credentials

Canada Passport number

ICD- 10 Code and US Person Name

Extreme Inappropriate Language v2

Japan Bank Account Number

UK National Insurance Number

Canadian Social Insurance Number

ICD- 10 Code and US SSN


Spain IBAN

US Person Name and Date of Birth

Credit Card Number

Medical Prescriptions



Croatia Identity Card Number

NDC Number

Objectionable Content


Finland passport Number

US Person Name and Drug Name

Self Harm

US Bank Account Number

France Driver's license Number

US Person Name and Health Condition

Self Harm v2

France ID Number (CNIS)

US Social Security Number and Drug Name

US Student Loan App Info

France Passport Number

US Social Security Number and Health Condition Name

France Social Security Number (INSEE)

German Identity Card Number

Greece National Identity Card

Indonesia Identity Card (KTP) Number

Israel ID Number

Italy Driver's license Number

Japan Driver's License Number

Japan My Number

Japan Passport Number

Japan Resident Registration Number

Japan Social Insurance Number

Malaysia Identity Card Number

Philippine Unified Multi-Purpose Identity Number

Portugal Citizen Card Number

Saudi Arabia National Identity Number

Spanish Fiscal Identification Number (NIF)

Sweden Passport Number

Taiwan Passport Number

Taiwan Resident Certificate (ARC/TARC) Number

UK PII- Person Name/National Insurance Number with additional PII Identifier

UK Passport Number

UK Postcode

US Driver's License Number

US PII- Person Name with additional PII Identifier

US Passport Number

US Social Security Number

Updated 2 years ago


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