Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 29th August 2022

Use the links below to switch between each product’s roadmap updates:

SharePoint
Teams
OneDrive
Microsoft Information Protection

Microsoft Information Protection

Updates listed under this heading combines the following products: Azure Information Protection, Microsoft compliance center, Information Protection, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Intune, Security & Compliance center and Cloud App Security:

  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (7)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Exact Data Match updated UI wizard – An updated Exact Data Match (EDM) UI wizard will supplement the current wizard in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal, offering both an improved manual configuration as well as a new guided experience. Roadmap ID:88895
  • Microsoft Purview | Information protection: Co-authoring on encrypted documents on Mobile – Multiple authors can edit labeled and protected documents in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint simultaneously, frictionless, and with auto-save, as if they were regular documents. Roadmap ID:98089

🚂 ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2022

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Advanced Message Encryption – Office 365 Message Encryption portal access logs (U.S. Government clouds)  – This feature will enable logging of external user activities accessing the Office 365 Message Encryption Portal to retrieve encrypted mail. The logs can be retrieved using the Audit Logs functionality in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal. Roadmap ID: 93372

Release – October 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Purview | Information Protection: Office for the web can limit copy to clipboard for encrypted files – Office for the web will begin respecting the Microsoft Purview Information Protection encryption setting that limits users’ ability to copy content to the clipboard. Roadmap ID: 98919
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Purview | API to set label on files in SharePoint online in bulk – This is a “set-label” API that third parties and ISVs can use to labels many files across SharePoint via scripting or programmatic manner. Roadmap ID:85620
  • Microsoft Purview | Information Protection: New built-in trainable classifiers with auto-labeling support – Utilize several new built-in, ready-to-use trainable classifiers to discover and auto-classify sensitive content across categories such as product development files, personal financial information, and standard operating procedures. These classifiers are pre-trained using diverse and large numbers of real-world samples to provide broad coverage of multiple common business functions (such as finance, legal, human resources, mergers and acquisitions, or marketing communications), as well as more granular documents and specific forms. Roadmap ID: 98099

Release – December 2022

  • 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

Release – January 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Purview | Information Protection: Office for the web can limit copy to clipboard for encrypted files (U.S. government clouds) – Office for the web will begin respecting the Microsoft Purview Information Protection encryption setting that limits users’ ability to copy content to the clipboard. Roadmap ID: 98918

Release – March 2023

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data Loss Prevention – Document Fingerprinting support for additional workloads – Document Fingerprinting in Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention (DLP) converts a standard form into a sensitive information type (SIT), which you can use in the rules of your DLP policies. This update extends support for Fingerprint-based SITs to additional workloads, including SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, and Endpoint and enables admins to adjust threshold while creating Fingerprint SITs.   Roadmap ID: 93280

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