Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 6th June 2022

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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 (4)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (14)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Teams data in Content explorer (US Government clouds) – With the availability of Teams data in Content Explorer, customers will be able to display Sensitive information and Sensitivity labels detected on Teams data within the Content explorer. Roadmap ID:88840
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Updates to URL Protection Report – We’re making some updates to the URL protection report to make the report easier to use and give admins more insight. The action view will be updated to include four new action types, including Admin allowed, Admin block, pending scan, and Admin blocked with clickthrough. We’re also consolidating the application view to classify all Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Visio) as Office rather than individual products. Roadmap ID:88880
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management – Adaptive retention policies – This update allows admins to create retention policies scoped to geography, department, or other user or site attribute. For example, admins can create a policy specifically for users in the UK’s human resources team by leveraging the adaptive policy scope. To track availability of this feature for GCC-High and DoD environments, please refer to the roadmap item 93329. Roadmap ID:70578
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Insider Risk Management – Integration with Teams and Power Automate – Insider Risk Management integration with Microsoft Teams allows for richer collaboration across an organization. Additionally, integration with Power Automate allows organizations to configure Power Automate flows to automate tasks for Insider Risk Management cases and users. Roadmap ID:83960

🚂 ROLLING OUT

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⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – June 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Communication Compliance – Empower end users to report inappropriate messages in Teams – Microsoft Teams users are empowered to report inappropriate or concerning messages within Teams chat and channels. These reported messages are then submitted to a Communication Compliance policy for investigators to review and take action if deemed necessary. Microsoft Purview Communication Compliance helps organizations detect explicit code of conduct and regulatory compliance violations, such as harassing or threatening language, sharing of adult content, and inappropriate sharing of sensitive information. Roadmap ID:88916
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365: ZAP (zero-hour auto purge) alert enhancements – We are enhancing the successful ZAP (zero-hour auto purge) alert and introducing a new ZAP failure alert.   Roadmap ID:93206
  • Microsoft Compliance center: Self-service automation wizards for Compliance Manager, eDiscovery, and Audit – New self-service automation wizards for Compliance Manager, eDiscovery, and Audit in the Advanced Deployment Guides. Roadmap ID:93323

Release – July 2022

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium) – Release of Graph APIs – Script common eDiscovery actions using the Microsoft Graph REST APIs.  APIs include, but are not limited to: Case, Custodian, Search, Review Set, and Export management. The graph APIs will first be released to the Microsoft Graph beta endpoints, and then ultimately to production in the More Information link below.  APIs will show up in preview as they are completed and available in production after most common scenarios are completed. Roadmap ID:63068

Release – August 2022

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium) – Support Teams reactions – Discover Teams reactions (heart, thumbs up, thumbs down, laugh, surprised, angry) in eDiscovery (Premium). Roadmap ID:65130

Release – September 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management – Adaptive retention policies  – This update allows admins to create retention policies scoped to geography, department, or other user or site attribute. For example, admins can create a policy specifically for users in the UK’s human resources team by leveraging the adaptive policy scope. Roadmap ID:93329
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium) – Identify Teams as data sources – Simplified picking of relevant Teams and channels (standard, private, and shared) to intelligently identify associated custodian mailboxes, group mailboxes, OneDrive for Business accounts, and SharePoint sites that may contain Teams data that’s relevant to your case.  Roadmap ID:88815
  • Microsoft Graph: Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management – Microsoft Graph APIs to manage retention labels and event-based retention – The first release of Graph APIs for Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management will enable organizations to create and manage retention labels, events, and event types for event-based retention. Roadmap ID:88276

Release – October 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 compliance center | Microsoft Purview: eDiscovery (Premium) – Release of Graph APIs (U.S. Government clouds) – Script common eDiscovery actions using the Microsoft Graph REST APIs. APIs include, but are not limited to: Case, Custodian, Search, Review Set, and Export management. The graph APIs will first be released to the Microsoft Graph beta endpoints, and then ultimately to production in the More Information link below. APIs will show up in preview as they are completed and available in production after most common scenarios are completed. Roadmap ID:93348
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data purge capabilities for Microsoft Teams content (US Government clouds) – Extend data purge functionality to Microsoft Teams content to facilitate purge of sensitive or misplaced data. Roadmap ID:88975

Release – December 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium) – Hold reports – Out-of-the-box reports that contain information about all legal holds associated with eDiscovery cases in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal. Sort and filter your view based on various criteria and download the aggregated information for further analysis. Roadmap ID:93268
  • 🆕 Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium) – Identify Teams as data sources (U.S. Government clouds) – Simplified picking of relevant Teams and channels (standard, private, and shared) to intelligently identify associated custodian mailboxes, group mailboxes, OneDrive for Business accounts, and SharePoint sites that may contain Teams data that’s relevant to your case. Roadmap ID:93270

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