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Manage sensitive data in Google Drive

Detect and protect PII, PHI, and other sensitive data in Google Drive. Implement safer file-sharing policies, quickly restrict access for users outside of your organization, or expire file access at a set point in the future.

Google Drive DLP

Polymer DLP for Google Drive benefits

  • Agentless
  • 15-minute installation
  • Virtual private cloud hosting
  • All Google Drive plans supported
  • Real-time data detection and access control
  • System log analysis

Flexible data security for Google Drive

Reduce data leakage in Google Drive with unparalleled data visibility and access controls. Automatically take remediation actions based on file contents—restrict risky file access and label or delete files containing sensitive data. 

Data observability

  • Historic scan of all files and folders
  • Data maps and comprehensive risk assessment
  • Real-time monitoring of file creation, updates, and sharing events
  • Novelty detection of user behavior over past 180 days

Flexible remediation

  • File access revocation and time-based expiration
  • Automatic file labeling and deletion
  • Custom alerts and security workflows

Human risk management

Employee training & nudges
  • Point-of-violation nudges
  • User risk scores
  • User groups with privileged access


After a quick and secure installation, Polymer runs a historical scan to provide a baseline risk assessment and remediation plan. Get in-depth insight into your cloud environments.


Polymer monitors data flow 24/7, enabling early detection of security events. Trigger automated workflows like remediations, alerts, and nudges with Polymer’s granular policy controls.


Polymer improves your data security posture over time with active learning. Deliver customizable training to employees at the point of policy violation.

AI-powered data security with active learning

Secure single-tenant hosting

Low-code set up

Seamless integration with legacy DLP

Unparalleled cross-cloud visibility

Pre-built data governance templates (e.g. HIPAA, PCI, SOC 2)

Automatic detection and classification of 250+ data elements

Comprehensive data mapping and reports

Real-time warning and remediation options

Point-of-violation training and nudging

SOC alerts via email, Slack, Microsoft Teams, or SIEM

Polymer DLP for Google Drive vs competitors

Feature Polymer Competitors
AI-powered entity detection with 250+ sensitive data elements out of the box
Intellectual property rule setting
Real-time data maps of all employees
Historic scan of all employees’ environments
Data ownerships
Sensitive data sharing posture
Critical data tagging
Precise Google labeling
Data retention enforcement
Usage audits
Insider threat detection
Employee offboarding monitoring
Automic or manual exfiltration remediation
Active learning for employees at point of violation
Access controls for contractors and other external parties
Behavior-based employee risk scores
Support for 40+ languages and 100+ global identifiers
Data security controls for HIPAA, PCI, SOC 2, CCPA, ISO 27001, CMMC 2.0, and more

Sustainable sensitive data management

Data classification

Polymer actively monitors and automatically classifies data that’s important to your organization in real-time as employees work in Google Workspace. Reduce false positives with context mapping.

Flexible remediation

Polymer aligns with your existing operational workflows and can take automatic remediation action when policy violations occur. Tailor your approach to restrict access as well as label or delete files.

Employee training & nudges

Polymer has point-of-violation warnings to inform employees of policy violations and reduce the occurrence of ongoing risky behavior via active learning.

Historic scans

Polymer provides the ability to scan all Google Drive repositories historically from inception for a comprehensive risk assessment.

Pre-built data policies

Polymer provides pre-built policy frameworks that can quickly be applied for HIPAA, PCI, SOC 2, CCPA, ISO 27001, CMMC 2.0, and GLBA compliance.

Risk scan & scanores

Polymer’s risk scanning and scoring help your security team identify and prioritize the GitHub repositories and users that pose the greatest risk.

Custom SOC workflows

Polymer gives you the option to monitor and take action on all Google Drive security events through email, Slack message, or Jira ticket alerts.

Advanced entity detection

Polymer’s detection engine combines regex and natural language processing (NLP) to improve detection accuracy.

Multi-language support

Polymer identifies sensitive data in 40+ languages, covering global identifiers for 100+ countries.

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