M365 Changelog: (Updated) Microsoft Defender for Microsoft Office 365: enhanced clarity in submission results


Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is updating submission results for enhanced clarity. Administrators will see improved results for submissions, including emails, Teams messages, attachments, URLs, and user reports. The updates will be available via the submission experience and API, linked with Roadmap ID 389856. Rollout begins mid-April 2024. No action is needed from users.

MC765801 – Updated May 8, 2024: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Administrators and security operators will now see enhanced results within submissions across emails, Microsoft Teams messages, email attachments, URLs, and user-reported messages. These updates aim to eliminate any ambiguity associated with the current submission results. The results will be refined to ensure clarity, consistency, and conciseness, making the submission results more actionable for you. These improvements will be accessible via the submission experience and the submission API.

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This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 389856

When this will happen:
Standard Release (Worldwide): Microsoft will begin rolling out mid-April 2024 and expects to complete by mid-May 2024 (previously late April).

How this will affect your organization:

This will apply to submissions made after this rollout is completed. Existing submission results will not be impacted.

What you need to do to prepare:

No action is required. Microsoft recommends continuing to submit feedback to the filters and streamlining your security operations.