Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 26 April 2021

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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, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Intune, Office 365 Data Loss Prevention and Security and Compliance center.

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (3)


  • Microsoft Information Protection: Manual sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for DoD โ€“ You can now apply sensitivity labels to important documents and associate the labels with protection policies within the Outlook and Word/Excel/PowerPoint applications. The labels can also be associated with actions like encryption and visual marking. Roadmap ID: 76504




Release – May 2021

  • ๐Ÿ†• Microsoft Information Protection: Teams location picker supports security groups and distribution lists (GCC-H) – Data loss prevention (DLP) for Microsoft Teams will now support security groups and distribution lists as part of the Teams location picker, enabling more granular control of DLP policy scope (i.e. to include/exclude particular departments, business units, geo-specific security groups, etc.). Roadmap ID: 72229
  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Insider Risk Management solution available for DoD โ€“ Announcing the general availability of the Insider Risk Management solution within the Microsoft 365 compliance center for DoD cloud environments. Roadmap ID: 68710
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labeling โ€“ Organizations will be able to configure new or existing Auto-labeling policies using Exact Data Match (EDM) Sensitive Information Types (SITs), enabling more fine-grained control over which sensitive content gets labeled. Roadmap ID: 68881


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