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MC382822: Insider Risk Management: General availability of security policy violations templates

Updated June 14, 2022: We have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Currently available in public preview (MC289678), we’re releasing additional features for Insider Risk Management that will help detect possible security violations by users including priority and departing users. These features will help enable your organization to detect security violations performed on devices onboarded to your organization using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 83961, 83962, and 83963.

Detects general security violations by users. Includes activity generated by Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts, which detect possible security violations performed on devices onboarded to your organization. Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management correlates various signals to identify potential malicious or inadvertent insider risks, such as IP theft, security and policy violations, and more. Built with privacy by design, users are pseudonymized by default, and role-based access controls and audit logs are in place to help ensure user-level privacy.

Detects security violations by users included in a priority user group. Includes activity generated by Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts, which detect possible security violations performed on devices on devices onboarded to your organization. Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management correlates various signals to identify potential malicious or inadvertent insider risks, such as IP theft, security and policy violations, and more. Built with privacy by design, users are pseudonymized by default, and role-based access controls and audit logs are in place to help ensure user-level privacy.

Detects security violations by departing users near their resignation or termination date. Includes activity generated by Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts, which detect possible security violations performed on devices onboarded to your organization. Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management correlates various signals to identify potential malicious or inadvertent insider risks, such as IP theft, security and policy violations, and more. Built with privacy by design, users are pseudonymized by default, and role-based access controls and audit logs are in place to help ensure user-level privacy.

MC382822: Insider Risk Management: General availability of security policy violations templates

When this will happen

Rollout will begin in early July (previously late June) and is expected to be complete by early August (previously early July).

How this will affect your organization

The following policy templates will soon be generally available:

General security policy violations policy template detects general security violations by users. Based on severity of the Defender for Endpoint alert, a risk score will be assigned to a user’s activity and alerts will then be generated based on activity severity.

Security violations by priority users policy template detects security violations by priority users which may have a significant impact on your organizations’ critical areas. This policy template uses Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts to provide insights into security-related activities for these users.

Security policy violation by departing users policy template detects any inadvertent or malicious security violations for departing users and uses Microsoft Defender for Endpoint alerts to provide insights into security-related activities.

What you need to do to prepare

You’ll need to have Microsoft Defender for Endpoint configured in your organization and enable Defender for Endpoint for insider risk management integration in the Defender Security Center to import security violation alerts. For more information on configuring Defender for Endpoint for insider risk management integration, see Configure advanced features in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.

Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management correlates various signals to identify potential malicious or inadvertent insider risks, such as IP theft, security and policy violations, and more. Built with privacy by design, users are pseudonymized by default, and role-based access controls and audit logs are in place to help ensure user-level privacy.

You can access the Insider Risk Management solution:

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Message ID: MC382822
Published: 20 May 2022
Updated: 14 June 2022

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