Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 13th September 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 (3)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (8)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Compliance center: 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 add 10-year audit log retention to Advanced Audit. Roadmap ID: 68706
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Advanced Delivery for SecOps Mailboxes and Third-Party Phishing Simulations – Advanced delivery gives admins the ability to configure advanced message delivery for special scenarios, including third-party phishing simulation campaigns and SecOps mailboxes. Roadmap ID: 72207
  • Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Communication Compliance discrimination classifier – The Discrimination classifier aims to detect and triage explicit discriminatory language. Roadmap ID: 81971

🚂 ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Physical badging Connector for Government clouds – You can set up a connector in the Microsoft 365 compliance center to import physical badging data, such as employee’s raw physical access events or any physical access alarms generated by your organization’s badging system. Roadmap ID: 85588
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate – Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate allows organizations to configure Power Automate flows to automate tasks for Communication Compliance cases and users. Roadmap ID: 85604
  • 🆕 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Updates to the common attachment filter in the anti-malware policy – We’re adding file types to the common attachment filter (default block list) of the Anti-malware policy with three new file types. Please refer to Message Center for the updated list. Roadmap ID: 85611

Release – October 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate for GCC – Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate allows organizations to configure Power Automate flows to automate tasks for Communication Compliance cases and users. Roadmap ID: 85605
  • Microsoft Defender for Identity: Native “response” actions – From this release SecOps will have the ability to directly lock the Active Directory account, or to prompt for the password to be reset, meaning more direct action can be taken when a user is compromised. Roadmap ID: 82077
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Automatic labeling using trainable classifiers in Office apps for Windows and Web – Within Microsoft Information Protection, you can create sensitivity labels and corresponding automatic or recommended labeling policies in Office apps for Windows and Office Online apps using the following built-in classifiers: Resume, Source code, Threat, Harassment, Profanity. Roadmap ID: 82119

Release – December 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: HR 1.2 Connector for Government clouds – You can set up a connector in the Microsoft 365 compliance center to import human resources (HR) related events such as a user’s resignation or a change in a user’s job level. Roadmap ID: 85589
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate for GCC High – Communication Compliance integration with Power Automate allows organizations to configure Power Automate flows to automate tasks for Communication Compliance cases and users. Roadmap ID: 85606

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