Release notes for Office 365 Cloud App Security

Office 365 Advanced Security Management is now Office 365 Cloud App Security.

Read this article to get a quick overview of updates and new features in Office 365 Cloud App Security, which is powered by Microsoft Cloud App Security.

This article is updated frequently, as features are added or improved.

Office 365 Cloud App Security release 110

Releasing with Cloud App Security release 110:

SIEM server integration now generally available. Connect your SIEM server to Office 365 Cloud App Security. You can now send alerts and activities automatically to your SIEM server of choice by configuring SIEM Agents. See Integrate your SIEM server with Office 365 Cloud App Security.

Easier access to help content. Using the new question mark in the upper right corner, you can now access the help content from within the pages of the Office 365 Cloud App Security portal. Each link is context-sensitive, taking you to the information you need, based on the page you’re on.

Send us feedback. Using the smiley face in the upper right corner, you can now send feedback from every page of the Office 365 Cloud App Security portal. This enables you to report bugs, request new features and share your experience directly with the Office 365 Cloud App Security team.

Office 365 Cloud App Security release 102

Releasing with Cloud App Security release 102:

New user investigation actions enable an added level of drill-down to user investigations. On an Investigate page, you can hover on an activity, user, or account and apply it as a filter, and from there, you can view related activities or events.

Office 365 Cloud App Security release 100

Releasing with Cloud App Security release 100:

  • Security extensions is a new dashboard where you can centrally manage all your security extensions for Office 365 Cloud App Security, including API tokens and SIEM agents. To view the Security extensions dashboard, follow these steps:

    1. Go to https://protection.office.com and sign in using your work or school account for Office 365. (This takes you to the Security & Compliance Center.)

    2. Go to Alerts > Manage advanced alerts.

    3. Choose Go to Office 365 Cloud App Security.

      In the Security & Compliance Center, choose Alerts > Manage advanced alerts > Go to Advanced Security Management

    4. Choose Settings > Security extensions.

      In the ASM portal, choose Settings > Security extensions

  • Improved parsing. Improvements were made in the Cloud Discovery log parsing mechanism. Internal errors are significantly less likely to occur.

  • Expected log formats. The expected log format for Cloud Discovery logs now provides examples for both Syslog format and FTP format.

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