Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows. This marks a milestone in delivering new value for Office 365 subscribers with a focus on collaboration, apps that work for you, a perfect pairing with Windows 10, and security features businesses will love. It also marks a new model for delivery, where subscribers can expect to get more frequent updates with new features and improvements.
The regulatory compliance and business risk landscape is continuously evolving. At Microsoft, we appreciate our customers’ need to understand the Office 365 architecture and compliance with regulations to help them evaluate moving to Office 365. We also know you need to understand how we keep your data secure on the service on an ongoing basis. To help with your assessment needs, we are announcing Office 365 Service Trust Portal (STP).
Microsoft’s completeness of vision and ability to execute have positioned the company in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways. We attribute this placement to our continuous investments and advancements in Exchange Online Protection, Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Office 365 Message Encryption.
We are pleased to announce the rollout of new activity logging and reporting capabilities for Office 365, including the Office 365 activity report, comprehensive logging capability, PowerShell command (cmdlet) and a preview of the Office 365 Management Activity API. Read on to see how each new capability provides you increased transparency, allowing you to monitor and investigate actions taken on your data, and comply with laws and regulations.
Office 365 helps customers stay compliant with a comprehensive archiving solution that covers email, documents in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, and Skype for Business meetings and conversations. Today we are pleased to announce new partnerships with two popular vendors in the archiving space: Actiance and Globanet.
The Information Protection team is constantly making improvements to mail flow encryption to protect your incoming and outgoing emails. With new security vulnerabilities constantly being uncovered, and communication privacy being in the spotlight now more than ever, we seek to upgrade our service to only use the most secure Transport Layer Security (TLS)-based encryption available.