Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 10 May 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 (2)
  • Rolling out (4)
  • In development (11)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Double Key Encryption for GCC-High and DoD – Coming soon to government clouds, Double Key Encryption from Microsoft allows you to protect your highly sensitive data while maintaining full control of your key. Roadmap ID: 67105
  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Communication Compliance for DoD – 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: 72204

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance Teams conversation context – Provide the ability to retrieve additional conversation context for Microsoft Teams messages that has matched a Communication Compliance policy. Roadmap ID: 68872
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC-High and DoD – 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: 70666
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: New Advanced eDiscovery solution for DoD – This new solution, called Advanced eDiscovery, provides a workflow to identify, preserve, collect, review, analyze, and export content that’s responsive to your organization’s internal and external investigations. Roadmap ID: 70807
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Data loss prevention for Microsoft Teams for DoD – 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: 80375

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – May 2021

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Configure sensitivity labels for encrypt-only protection on Outlook messages – In the Microsoft 365 compliance center, you can now create labels that enforce the encrypt-only restriction (available within Office 365 Message Encryption) when applied to Outlook email messages. Roadmap ID: 72218

Release – June 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Retention for Teams – Admins will be able to apply retention and deletion policies to Teams chats and conversations. Roadmap ID: 81963
  • 🆕 Microsoft Compliance center and Microsoft Teams for Business: Compliance capabilities for card content generated through apps in Teams messages – We are extending Microsoft 365 compliance capabilities to content generated through Teams apps. Roadmap ID: 82992
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Ability to delete a record label – With the update, you will be able to delete unused record labels within the Microsoft 365 Records Management solution. Roadmap ID: 81964
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Communication Compliance Sensitive information types per location report –Review and export the sensitive information types detected in all your Microsoft 365 and non-Microsoft communication channels currently scoped into your Communication Compliance policies. Roadmap ID: 81970
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Communication Compliance discrimination classifier – The Discrimination classifier aims to detect and triage explicit discriminatory language. Roadmap ID: 81971
  • 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

Release – July 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Communication Compliance cross tenant classifier feedback – Cross tenant feedback enables customers to provide feedback on messages that were misclassified (such as false positives) by a Communication Compliance policy leveraging any of the classifiers. Roadmap ID: 81972
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Data-at-Rest Encryption for Microsoft 365 in DoD and GCC-High – Data at rest encryption for Microsoft 365 provides customer key based encryption across multiple M365 workloads. Tenant administrators can configure a single data encryption policy using customer managed keys and assign it to the tenant. Roadmap ID: 68870

Release – September 2021

  • Microsoft Compliance Center: Service optimizations for Audit search – This update provides various service optimizations for Audit search, including speed and workflow improvements. For example, you can track status of the searches. Roadmap ID: 72202

Release – December 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit – Search term events in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online for DoD – 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: 81969

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