Defender For Office 365 Made Default
Microsoft is enabling Built-In Protection to Defender for Office 365, a new feature that would automatically enable recommended settings and policies to make sure all new and existing users get at least a basic level of protection.
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 provides enterprise email accounts with automated attack remediation and defends them from various threats, including business email compromise and credential phishing.
Some security controls are inadvertently overlooked, and as a result some or all users are left with incomplete protection,Not turning on these key protection features can lead to unintentionally allowing malicious messages, such as phishing messages, to be delivered to their inbox.
Once enabled, it will protect all existing and new end users across tenants from phishing emails with malicious attachments and links using Safe Attachments and Safe Links without requiring any actions from admins.
This new default security preset is designed to patch gaps in enterprise protection coverage and improve an organization’s overall security posture by reducing the risk of a breach.
The rollout for this new default security preset is starting this month and will continue to standard multi-tenants worldwide through the end of the year, reaching general availability in December