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Microsoft 365 compliance center: “Watch-the-watchers” audit trail for Insider Risk Management
Audit and review activities of IRM Analyst, IRM Investigator, and IRM Admin roles within the Microsoft 365 Insider Risk Management solution. The audit trail will be available for a new role (IRM Auditor) to maintain integrity of an independent audit control.
ID: 68921 Tags: Microsoft Compliance center – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2021
Microsoft Teams: Integrated CART Captioning in Meetings
Users will now be able to view captions coming from a CART provider (real-time captioning) within the Microsoft Teams meeting window. Meeting organizers and participants will be able to ask their captioning providers to stream captions to Microsoft Teams.
ID: 70588 Tags: Microsoft Teams – GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: July CY2021
SharePoint: Company-Branded Auto News Digest
For SharePoint news users, we are launching an update to the Auto-News Digest feature. Now users will receive a company branded Auto-News Digest.
ID: 70606 Tags: SharePoint – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2021
Azure Active Directory: Authenticator Code Match for MFA
Admins will be able to turn on code match for MFA notifications in Authenticator and apply the behavior by user/group.
ID: 70617 Tags: Azure Active Directory – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2021
Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Potential Nation State Activity Alerts
Nation state threats are defined as cyber threat activity that originates in a particular country with the apparent intent of furthering national interests. These attacks represent some of the most advanced and persistent threat activity Microsoft tracks. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center follows these threats, builds comprehensive profiles of the activity, and works closely with all Microsoft security teams to implement detections and mitigations to protect our customers. We’re adding an alert to the security portal to alert customers when suspected nation-state activity is detected in the tenant.
ID: 70624 Tags: Microsoft Defender for Office 365 – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2021
Outlook: on the web – New location for Outlook modules
We are changing the way you access Mail, Calendar, People, To Do, and other Outlook experiences. We are adding a way to easily access additional Microsoft 365 applications that are available to you.
ID: 70628 Tags: Outlook – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: March CY2021
Microsoft Teams: New file sharing experience
Streamline sharing with Microsoft Teams. You can now create a shareable link for any file stored in Teams and directly set the appropriate permissions. Additionally, you can also set permissions for files stored in SharePoint or OneDrive while composing a private chat or starting a channel conversation.
ID: 70629 Tags: Microsoft Teams – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2021
Microsoft Teams: 25K person teams
Support for up to 25,000 members per individual team.
ID: 68723 Tags: Microsoft Teams – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: January CY2021
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint: Threat and vulnerability management for Windows 8.1
Threat and vulnerability management capabilities, both software vulnerability assessment for the OS and applications, as well as secure configuration assessment will now support Windows 8.1 devices. Customers will be able to see Security recommendations, Software inventory, and weaknesses.
ID: 70690 Tags: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2021
Yammer: Updated conversations webpart for SharePoint
We are updating the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint that contains the new Yammer experience. SharePoint Sites that use the Yammer Conversations web part will start displaying the new Yammer Conversations web part experience.
ID: 63530 Tags: Yammer – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: July CY2020
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint: Threat and vulnerability management for macOS
Software vulnerability assessment are available for macOS. The same familiar insights are available as for Windows devices in the recommendations, software inventory, weaknesses, and other dashboards.
ID: 70691 Tags: Microsoft Defender for Endpoint – Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Release: February CY2021