In DLP 12.5 and earlier, Symantec Data Loss Prevention does not monitor sensitive information being moved to Google Chrome by default.
You can, however, add Chrome as one of the applications you want Data Loss Prevention to monitor. This article describes how to add and configure application monitoring for Chrome to optimize Data Loss Prevention performance.
When you set up Application File Access monitoring for Chrome, Symantec recommends that you set DLP to ignore the path where Chrome stores browser-specific information, like cookies, cached files, and plugins. Ignoring this location helps optimize Application Monitoring performance by preventing DLP from monitoring these browser-specific files each time they are accessed.
To use application monitoring for Google Chrome, you complete the following steps:
Complete the following steps to add Google Chrome to the Application Monitoring screen:
Refer to "Adding an application" in online Help or the Symantec Data Loss Prevention Administration Guide for additional information on this process.
You optimize Google Chrome performance by adding a file path filter to the agent configuration.
Use the following steps to add a file path filter: