Microsoft Ignite 2022: Top Security Announcements
Wade Tyler Millward
The announcements include Defender for DevOps, automatic ransomware attack disruption with Microsoft 365 Defender and a new public preview of Microsoft Entra Identity Governance.
More Security Announcements From Ignite 2022
During Ignite 2022, Microsoft announced a preview of IP Protection for small and midsize businesses to provide adaptive real-time policy tuning, detailed attack analytics, service-level agreement (SLA) guarantees and other enterprise-grade capabilities.
Users of IP Protection will have the option for distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection on a single public IP, according to Microsoft.
Microsoft also launched a limited-time sale of 50 percent off Defender for Endpoint Plan 1 and Plan 2 licenses, according to the company.
Now generally available are new options for ingesting and archiving data with Microsoft Sentinel, the vendor announced.
The new features include basic logs for ingesting data and incident investigation, archived logs for long-term storage searchable up to seven years and log restore.
Microsoft 365 E3 and E5 license holders gained a new version of Audit Search that can run 10 concurrent jobs and review the progress percentage, result number and job status from the user interface (UI), according to Microsoft.
Results are stored for 30 days and accessible after completion. Users can filter and export data. And browser windows can also be closed during searches, according to Microsoft.
A preview is now available for a premium version of eDiscovery that allows discovery of versions of a document at the time it was shared.