What's new

This section contains information about the new features and improvements in each update of Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365.

Update 1.2.78.39

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.68.388

We implemented a possibility of automatic notification delivery when the Data Discovery module detects a potential data breach.

Update 1.2.65.349

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.57.289

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.54.269

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.53.266

Implemented the Denylist module that allows blocking of incoming email messages from known unwanted senders.

Update 1.2.52.260

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.51.242

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.46.185

You can now view the current Microsoft Teams protection status on the information panel.

Update 1.2.37.144

If your users still receive spam and phishing email messages, you can help us detect those better. We added a special technology, which would pick samples of messages from the Junk Email folder and send them to us for analysis. If you want to improve your protection from spam and phishing, please contact Technical Support and ask to enable this feature for you.
Please don't forget to inform your users to move probable spam and phishing messages to the Junk Email folder.

Update 1.2.36.124

Implemented a feature that makes possible to allow emails regardless of Sender Policy Framework (SPF) check results.

Update 1.2.34.84

The following changes have been introduced:

Update 1.2.32.55

Some email messages require additional checks for spam, phishing, and spoofing. Such messages are now temporarily moved to the Quarantine storage until the checks are over. If the messages are considered as clean, they are automatically released to their original folders.

Update 1.2.29.38

The following functionalities and improvements have been implemented:

Update 1.2.25

SharePoint Online support (Sneak-peek) is added:

Update 1.2.24

You can now view the current license information for protected OneDrive users in the License section of the Management Console interface.

Update 1.2.23

The following functionalities have been implemented for OneDrive support (Sneak-peek):

Update 1.2.22

OneDrive support (Sneak-peek) is added:

Update 1.2.18

The Protection section has been redesigned.

Update 1.2.17

You can now connect Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 to your Exchange Online by using the OAuth 2.0 authentication method. The legacy (basic) authentication is no longer required.

You can now separately configure a connection to your Exchange Online and a Service Account that is required for accessing messages from Exchange Online Quarantine. This helps minimize the set of privileges granted to Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 in accordance with your needs.

Update 1.2.12

The Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Management Console user interface has been redesigned. The new design is consistent with the user interface of Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud and Kaspersky Business Hub.

Notifications that are sent to Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Administrators as a result of an Anti-Malware scan or Attachment Filtering can now include the list of detected files. Default notifications include the %DETECTED_FILES% variable. You can also use this variable when configuring custom notifications.

Update 1.2.11

Anti-Spoofing functionality (protection against attacks that use false source IP addresses) has been improved.

Update 1.2.10

Anti-Spam functionality has been improved.

Update 1.2.9

You can now configure message sender exclusions from anti-phishing checks.

Update 1.2.8

You can now manage Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Administrators (grant and revoke administrator rights) through the Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 Management Console.

The exact time of license expiration has been added.

Update 1.2.7

Security policies have been added to provide flexible protection against malware and phishing and to filter spam, mass mail, and attachments from mailboxes.

The security policies inspect messages in mailboxes to detect violations. Security policies are applied to selected users or user groups. Depending on the conditions that are specified for each policy violation, Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 will take a certain action or send a notification.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 has the default security policy for company-wide mailbox protection. You can also configure custom security policies for specific users and groups.

Update 1.2.6

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 now supports integration with solutions for managed service providers, also known as MSPs. The integration allows service providers to perform the monitoring and billing of Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 in the same MSP solution that is used for other services.

Update 1.2.5

The performance of Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 has been improved.

Update 1.2.4

You can now include not only selected mailboxes but also entire user groups in the protection scope. Mailboxes and user groups that do not need to be scanned can now be excluded from the protection scope.

Update 1.2.3

The usage scenario for the trial version has been improved. You can now try out the application features with an increased number of mailboxes included in the protection scope. In trial mode, it is recommended to protect no more than 1000 mailboxes at the same time. Kaspersky reserves the right to change the trial license restrictions without notice.

Update 1.2.2

Customized notifications informing mailbox owners of deleted messages have been added. If a message is deleted from a mailbox as a result of Anti-Malware scan, Anti-Phishing scan, or Attachment Filtering, the application can inform the user owning this mailbox. You can use the default notification template that includes detailed information about the deleted message or configure your own notification template.

Customized file replacement templates have been added. If an attached file is removed from a message as a result of Anti-Malware scan or Attachment Filtering, it is replaced with a text file containing the corresponding information message. You can now edit the text of this message and adapt it to comply with the requirements of your corporate security policy. In your custom template, you can keep using the variables included in the default template to provide the user with detailed information about the deleted attachments.

Update 1.2.1

You can now initiate an on-demand malware scan of email messages and other email objects that have been registered in specific mailboxes within a specific period of time. This feature can be used to double-check that the mailboxes contain no viruses or other malicious objects, or to scan mailboxes that were previously not protected by Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365.

Update 1.2

You can now choose to delete infected attachments or attachments matching the filtering criteria instead of deleting the entire message. In this case, the removed attachment is replaced with a text file that informs the user about the action taken by the application.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 is now compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and applicable European Union laws on confidential information, personal data, and data protection.

Update 1.1

You can now do the following:

As compared to the previous update, the application is also available in the Spanish and Portuguese languages.

Update 1.0

The first version of Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 has been released.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 is a software solution designed for the protection of mailboxes managed through Microsoft Office 365. Email messages are scanned for viruses, Trojans, and other types of malware that can be transmitted by email, as well as for spam and phishing.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 provides Anti-Virus functionality, Anti-Phishing functionality, Anti-Spam functionality, and Attachment filtering.

Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Office 365 can perform the following operations:

As compared to the previous version, the application is also available in the German and French languages.

Beta version

The application is available for a limited number of users and in the English language only.

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