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MC437260: Microsoft Purview Audit | Support for Customer Key (preview)

Coming soon to public preview for Microsoft Purview Audit, we’re introducing support for encryption with Microsoft Purview Customer Key.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98201.

Given the sensitivity of Audit log data, many organizations want to add additional layers of protection, including encryption. Microsoft Purview Customer Key allows organizations to use their own keys giving them control over their encryption. With this update, admins will have the ability to encrypt their Audit log data using Customer Key.

MC437260: Microsoft Purview Audit | Support for Customer Key (preview)

When this will happen

Rollout will begin in late October and is expected to be complete by late November.

How this will affect your organization

Given the sensitivity of Audit log data, many organizations want to add additional layers of protection, including encryption. Microsoft Purview Customer Key allows organizations to use their own keys, giving them control over their encryption. With this update, admins will have the ability to encrypt their Audit log data using Customer Key.

What you need to do to prepare

To utilize this preview capabilities, ensure that you have completed the appropriate steps to set up Customer Key for your organization. For more details, see Set up Customer Key.

Get started with Audit and Customer Key in the Microsoft Purview compliance portal.

Learn more

Message ID: MC437260
Published: 22 September 2022
Updated: 22 September 2022
Cloud instance(s): Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)
Platform(s): Web, World tenant

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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