Microsoft on What’s new in Azure Information Protection @ Ignite 2017
Whether you are attending Microsoft Ignite in person or following the event on social media, we wanted to give you a summary of the latest and greatest information protection news we shared at Ignite. We’ll have more detailed blogs on some of these new capabilities in the following weeks – so stay tuned! We’re excited to share these milestones with you and welcome your feedback as always.
General availability of new and improved Office 365 Message Encryption capabilities
We are announcing the general availability of enhancements to Office 365 Message Encryption leveraging the protection capabilities of Azure Information Protection. These improvements make it easier to share protected emails with anybody – inside or outside your organization. Recipients can view protected Office 365 emails on a variety of devices, using common email clients or even consumer email services such as Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo.com. Read more about it in the Office 365 blog.
To address your compliance needs, we’re also enabling support for bring your own key (BYOK) for Exchange Online. Read more about it in our technical docs: Planning and implementing your Azure Information Protection tenant key.
Public Preview of Conditional Access for AIP protected files
To further enhance security at the file level, we’re introducing public preview of conditional access for sensitive files. With the integration of Azure Information Protection (AIP) and Azure Active Directory, conditional access can be setup to allow or block access to AIP protected documents or enforce additional security requirements such as MFA or device enrollment based on the device, location or risk score of users trying to access sensitive documents. Learn how to configure this feature: Conditional access in Azure Active Directory.
Read the entire article here, What’s new in Azure Information Protection @ Ignite 2017 – Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog
Via the fine folks at Microsoft.