Is DLP affected by the recently announced EOL for Adobe Flash Player

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Issue/Introduction

Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
Enforce
Adobe Flash Player

Adobe has announced that the Adobe Flash Player will be put in an End-Of-Life (EOL) status on December 31st 2020.

Adobe Flash Player EOL General Information Page:
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html

How will this affect DLP?

Resolution

The Adobe Flash Player is only used for the Folder Risk Reports in the Enforce console.
The Folder Risk Reports will be deprecated once Adobe Flash Player reaches EOL.

Reference:
What's New and What's Changed in Symantec™ Data Loss Prevention 15.7

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/dam/broadcom/techdocs/symantec-security-software/information-security/data-loss-prevention/generated-pdfs/Symantec_DLP_15.7_Whats_New.pdf