Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 28 September 2020

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Microsoft Information Protection

Updates listed under this heading combines the following products: Azure Information Protection, 365 compliance center, Information Protection, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, Office 365 Data Loss Prevention and Security and Compliance center.

  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (5)
  • In development (6)

๐Ÿพ LAUNCHED

  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection: Mail Latency Summary Report – Microsoft are adding a report that will show the time it takes for messages to traverse the full filtering stack, including detonations. Roadmap ID: 64908
  • Advanced eDiscovery: First set of Graph APIs in Public Preview – The first set of Graph APIs that are available in public preview enables organizations to call the APIs to get a list of cases, read the properties of a case, and create, update, delete and retrieve information on the cases. Roadmap ID: 68808

๐Ÿš‚ ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Compliance Manager general availability – Compliance Manager is the next generation of the existing Compliance Manager and Compliance Score solutions, which have been in public preview since November 2019. With this announcement, we are consolidating the functionality of these two solutions into one single solution, Compliance Manager, which sits in the Microsoft 365 compliance center. Roadmap ID: 60771
  • Advanced eDiscovery: Supporting linked content from OneDrive and SharePoint Online (modern attachments) – To help streamline discovery of linked content, Advanced eDiscovery natively groups linked content from OneDrive and SharePoint Online in the same family as the original Outlook email or Teams and Yammer chat message. Roadmap ID: 66185
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Advanced Audit: optional 10 year audit log retention add-on – To help meet rigorous regulatory and internal compliance obligations or conduct longer running investigations, organizations can now add 10-year audit log retention to Advanced Audit. Once enabled, you can access the logs in the Microsoft 365 compliance center or through the Office 365 Management Activity API. Roadmap ID: 68805
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Advanced Audit: User searches – User search event, which is generated when a user search was performed on Exchange Online or SharePoint Online. This is valuable especially if a malicious actor accessed an account to search for sensitive material. By analyzing the search query, an investigator can understand the kind of content being searched for. Roadmap ID: 68806
  • Advanced Audit: Mail send events – Mail send event is generated when a user sends, replies to, or forwards an email. Whether the action was malicious or unintentional, this event can let investigators know what metadata was contained in the emails sent from a compromised account. Roadmap ID: 68807

โŒ› IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2020

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Double Key Encryption – Currently available in preview to Commercial tenants, Double Key Encryption from Microsoft allows you to protect your highly sensitive data while maintaining full control of your key. Roadmap ID: 64646

Release – October 2020

  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Microsoft Compliance Manager general availability – Compliance Manager is the next generation of the existing Compliance Manager and Compliance Score solutions, which have been in commercial public preview since November 2019. With this announcement, we are consolidating the functionality of these two solutions into one single solution, Compliance Manager, which sits in the Microsoft 365 compliance center. Roadmap ID: 67132
  • ๐Ÿ‘€Microsoft 365 compliance center: Auto-apply retention labels leveraging document understanding – Easily assign a retention label created in the Microsoft 365 compliance center to a document understanding model that you created, leveraging the document classification in Project Cortex for dual purposesโ€” business processes and compliance. Roadmap ID: 68690

Release – November 2020

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams – Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities in Microsoft 365 government clouds will be extended to include Microsoft Teams chat and channel messages, including private channel messages. Roadmap ID: 65383
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft 365 compliance center: Auto-apply retention labels for Teams meeting recordings – Support is also being added for automatic labeling capabilities to apply different retention periods or immutability to Teams meeting recording files, separated from the rest of your OneDrive and SharePoint files. Roadmap ID: 68689

Release – December 2020

  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Information Protection: UI for configuring Exact Data Match – Admins will be able to configure and edit Exact Data Match (EDM) from within the Microsoft 365 Compliance Center, providing an alternative to configuring EDM from PowerShell. Roadmap ID: 67100

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