Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 19 October 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 (3)
  • In development (15)

๐Ÿพ LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Support for Double-byte Character Set languages (Preview) โ€“ Microsoft Information Protection solutions such as Data Loss Prevention, Exact Data Match and Communication Compliance will benefit from the ability to detect double-byte language characters found in East Asian languages, such as Japanese and Chinese, improving the ability to understand, label, and protect customer data. Roadmap ID: 66363
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match will support salt in the data hashing process to improve data security โ€“ Exact Data Match will support salt in the data hashing process to improve data security. Roadmap ID: 65207

๐Ÿš‚ ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Advanced Audit – Mail forward and mail send events – Investigators can use the Send event to identify email sent from a compromised account. Roadmap ID: 62588
  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Advanced Audit – Search term events in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online – Advanced Audit helps organizations to conduct forensic and compliance investigations by providing access to crucial events such as when mail items were accessed, or when mail items were replied to and forwarded, and when and what a user searched for in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. Roadmap ID: 62587
  • Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection: Configuration Analyzer โ€“ Configuration Analyzer will be a place for you to compare your policies settings against the Recommended settings for EOP and Office 365 ATP security. Roadmap ID: 66362

โŒ› IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – October 2020

  • Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit – Processed audit insights – Insights and correlations that signal key patterns to help identify quick answers to typical queries during investigations. Roadmap ID: 68708

Release – November 2020

  • Insider Risk Management solution available for Government clouds โ€“ Several Insider Risk Management features will be rolling out to Government clouds in the coming months. Roadmap ID: 64187
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance availability for government clouds โ€“ Communication Compliance is an insider risk solution in Microsoft 365 that helps minimize communication risks by helping you detect, capture, and act on inappropriate messages in your organization. Roadmap ID: 67112
  • Microsoft Compliance center: CJK or Double-byte character support for Advanced eDiscovery – This update adds support for adding CJK or Double-byte characters to Advanced eDiscovery review sets. Roadmap ID: 68713

Release – December 2020

  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Information Protection: Configure external sharing for sensitivity labels in Teams and SharePoint sites – With this update, you can set controls on external sharing while configuring a Team or site protection policy. This new external sharing control is granular. Roadmap ID: 68700
  • Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery – Collect and review encrypted content attached to local copy in Exchange – Now eDiscovery managers will be able to collect and review content encrypted with Microsoft encryption technologies and attached as a local copy to an email in Exchange from the Advanced eDiscovery solution. Roadmap ID: 68704
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics – Data classification capabilities in Microsoft 365 compliance center help you get a holistic understanding of the sensitive data in your digital estate and related user activities. Roadmap ID: 68709
  • Microsoft Compliance center: Double-byte character support – Compliance solutions such as Data Loss Prevention, Exact Data Match, and Communication Compliance will benefit from the ability to detect double-byte language characters found in East Asian languages, such as Japanese and Chinese, improving the ability to understand, label, and protect customer data. Roadmap ID: 68711
  • Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit – Mail forward and mail send events for Government Clouds – The Send event is a mailbox auditing action and is triggered when a user sends, replies to, or forwards an email message. Roadmap ID: 68719

Release – January 2021

  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery – Collect and review encrypted content stored in SharePoint and or OneDrive for Business – Now eDiscovery managers will be able to collect and review content that has been encrypted with Microsoft encryption technologies and stored in SharePoint or OneDrive from the Advanced eDiscovery solution. Roadmap ID: 68705
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Compliance center: Expanded support to search and export items in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Recycle Bin in Core eDiscovery and Advanced eDiscovery – The eDiscovery and SharePoint Online teams are making architectural changes that will make the Recycle Bin (both first-stage and second-stage Recycle Bins) in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business searchable and exportable by eDiscovery Managers. That means organizations can search and export items in the Recycle Bin regardless of whether a site is on hold or not. Roadmap ID: 68707

Release – March 2021

  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit – Longer term retention on audit logs – Log retention for up to one year to meet investigation requirements and customize retention policies per an organizationโ€™s requirements. Roadmap ID: 68706
  • ๐Ÿ‘€ Microsoft Compliance center: Records Management – Regulatory Records – Provides customers the ability to declare items in SharePoint Online as regulatory items. These labels are more stringent label vs record labels. Targeted to Financial services or other industries who have WORM compliance requirements. Roadmap ID: 68710
  • Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit – Search term events in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online for Government clouds – Advanced Audit helps organizations to conduct forensic and compliance investigations by providing access to crucial events such as when mail items were accessed, or when mail items were replied to and forwarded, and when and what a user searched for in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. Roadmap ID: 68718

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