Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 25th October 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 (2)
  • In development (5)


  • Microsoft Information Protection: Migrate legacy exchange DLP policies to the M365 compliance center – The Exchange DLP migration wizard will enable you to seamlessly migrate the exchange DLP policies managed in the exchange admin center to the compliance center. M365 compliance center provides access to advanced classification capabilities like EDM, ML etc. along with rich alerts, incident management features and more. Roadmap ID: 70790


  • Microsoft Compliance center: Communication Compliance analyze linked content from OneDrive and SharePoint online (modern attachments) – Communication compliance policies that detect violations in Microsoft Teams will now analyze the content of documents shared in chat for potential policy match. Roadmap ID: 82084
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Redirecting users to Microsoft 365 Defender – Microsoft will begin automatically redirecting users accessing the security-related capabilities in the Office 365 Security and Compliance center (, to Microsoft 365 Defender ( Roadmap ID: 82107


Release – November 2021

  • πŸ†• Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management – Triage and investigation improvements – Enhancements including historical insight for Exchange Online, ingest triggering events into Activity explorer. Roadmap ID: 82142
  • πŸ†• Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management – Policy customization enhancements – Ability to fine-tune policies to trigger on precise exfiltration events. Roadmap ID: 82143

Release – December 2021

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: New export experience for Core and Advanced eDiscovery – Core eDiscovery export is being retooled to improve reliability and scalability. The experience will be simplified and does not rely on a click-once application. Automated download of exported content from Core eDiscovery will still not be supported. Roadmap ID: 82007

Release – February 2022

  • πŸ†• Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management – Increased visibility on browsers – Increased visibility of risky activity using browsers and associated insider risk policy templates. Roadmap ID: 82144

Release – April 2022

  • πŸ†• Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management – New ML detectors – New detections powered by machine learning (ML) to help uncover hidden insider risks. Roadmap ID: 82145


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