Microsoft 365 Defender: Enterprise IoT Support (VoIP devices, printers, cameras, smart TVs, digital assistants, etc.)

Microsoft Defender for IoT will be adding capabilities to discover and perform security monitoring for enterprise IoT devices (e.g., VoIP devices, printers, cameras, smart TVs, digital assistants, etc.). Additionally, Microsoft Defender for IoT will be updated to be part of the Microsoft SIEM and XDR offering enabling Defenders to easily secure IoT devices using the tools they already know.

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Priority Account Protection for Government clouds

We’re extending Priority Account Protection to cover customers in government clouds. With Priority Account Protection in Defender for Office 365, security teams can now prioritize focus on critical individuals within the organization, offer them differentiated protection and thwart costly breaches in the process. These Priority account tags and filters will surface throughout the product, including in alerts, Threat Explorer, Campaign Views, and reports.
More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-for-office/announcing-priority-account-protection-in-microsoft-defender-for/ba-p/1696385

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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.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/zero-hour-auto-purge?view=o365-worldwide

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Mail latency report

We are making some enhancements to the existing Mail latency report in Defender for Office 365. The chart and filter options will be updated for more clarity.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/view-reports-for-mdo?view=o365-worldwide#mail-latency-report

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Anti-malware policy notifications

The anti-malware policy can be configured with recipient and sender notifications when a message is quarantined. We are redesigning this notifications option and delivery.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/configure-anti-malware-policies?view=o365-worldwide#use-the-microsoft-365-defender-portal-to-create-anti-malware-policies

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Alert policies

we are enhancing the existing Microsoft Defender for Office 365 alert policy (A potentially malicious URL click was detected).
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/alert-policies?view=o365-worldwide#default-alert-policies

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: End User Quarantine Notification for High confidence phish mail

We will begin supporting high confidence phish mails in user quarantine notification. Previously, High confidence phished mails were only supported in the quarantine portal for users. with this new capability, we will also trigger quarantine notification for high confidence phish items as well.
More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-for-office/simplifying-the-quarantine-experience/ba-p/2676388

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Streamlining the submissions experience in Microsoft Defender for Office 365

We are updating the submissions experience to allow you to submit emails, URLs, and email attachments from one easy to use location.
More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-for-office/streamlining-the-submissions-experience-in-microsoft-defender/ba-p/3152080

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Quarantine support for shared mailboxes

Users who have been granted delegate access to shared mailbox either through direct access or security group access will be able to triage the quarantine folder items of those mailboxes. This makes managing the quarantine for shared mailboxes easier for users.
More info: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-defender-for-office/simplifying-the-quarantine-experience/ba-p/2676388

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Differentiated protection for Priority accounts

We are introducing differentiated protection for Priority accounts, which will provide users tagged as Priority accounts with a higher level of protection. As part of this release, we are introducing a Context filter within Threat Explorer and the Threat Protection Status report through which you can search for emails where Priority account protection is involved. In addition, the Threat Detection Details tab on the Email Entity page will be updated to show the threats, corresponding detection details, and whether these detections were identified as part of Priority account protection.

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