Microsoft Cloud App Security – Release 184, 185, and 186
New enhanced alert monitoring and management experience As part of the Microsoft’s ongoing improvements to monitoring and managing alerts, the Cloud App Security Alerts page has been improved based on customer feedback. In the enhanced experience, the Resolved and Dismissed statuses are replaced by the Closed status with a resolution type.
New global severity setting for signals sent to Microsoft Defender for Endpoints (formerly MDATP) Microsoft has added the ability to set the global severity setting for signals sent to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.
New security recommendations report Cloud App Security provides you with security configuration assessments for your Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) giving you insights into security configuration gaps in your multi-cloud environment. Now you can export detailed security recommendation reports to help you monitor, understand, and customize your cloud environments to better protect your organization.
Enhanced proxy URL suffix for session controls (gradual rollout) On June 7, 2020, Microsoft started gradually rolling out our enhanced proxy session controls to use one unified suffix that doesn’t include named regions. For example, users will see <AppName>.mcas.ms suffix instead of <AppName>.<Region>.cas.ms. If you routinely block domains in your network appliances or gateways, make sure you allow list all the domains listed under Access and session controls.
Updates to the Cloud App Catalog Microsoft made the following updates to his Cloud App Catalog:
Teams Admin Center has been updated as a standalone app
Microsoft Office 365 Admin Center has been renamed to Office Portal
Terminology update Microsoft has updated the term machine to device as part of the general Microsoft effort to align terminology across products.
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