Microsoft Compliance rebranded as Microsoft Purview


Microsoft rebranded Microsoft 365 compliance to Microsoft Purview and the solutions within the compliance area.

Azure Purview is now Microsoft Purview, which makes a lot of sense as they all belong under Compliance offering.

How to access?

Open the new portal from here

What is inside?

  • Communication Compliance
    • Foster a safe and compliant workplace by detecting sensitive or inappropriate content shared across your organization’s communication channels. Learn more 
  • Compliance Manager
    • Reduce risk by translating complex regulatory requirements into specific improvement actions that help you raise your score and track progress. Learn more 
  • Data Lifecycle Management
    • Classify and govern data at scale to meet your legal, business, privacy, and regulatory content obligations. Learn more 
  • Data Loss Prevention
    • Automatically protect sensitive information from risky and unauthorized access across apps, services, endpoints, and on-premises files. Learn more
  • Data Map and Data Catalog
    • Maximize the business value of data for your consumers by creating a unified map to automate and manage metadata from hybrid sources. Make data easily discoverable and understand the origin of your data with interactive data lineage visualization. Learn more 
  • eDiscovery
    • Discover and manage your data in-place with end-to-end workflows for internal or legal investigations. Learn more 
  • Information Protection
    • Discover, identify, classify, and protect sensitive data that is business critical, then manage and protect it across your environment. Learn more 
  • Insider Risk Management
    • Detect, investigate, and take action on critical risks in your organization, including data theft, data leaks, and security policy violations. Learn more

Renamed products

And here is the full list

Former NameNew NameDescription
Microsoft 365 Advanced Audit

Microsoft 365 Basic Audit
Microsoft Purview Audit (Premium)

Microsoft Purview Audit (Standard)
Auditing solutions provide an integrated solution to help organizations effectively respond to security events, forensic investigations, internal investigations, and compliance obligations. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Advanced Audit (Premium) and Microsoft Purview Advanced Audit (Standard).
Microsoft 365 Communication ComplianceMicrosoft Purview Communication ComplianceCommunication Compliance helps minimize risks by helping you quickly detect, capture, and take remediation actions for company communication channels and policy violations. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Communication Compliance.
Microsoft Compliance ManagerMicrosoft Purview Compliance ManagerCompliance Manager can help you throughout your compliance journey, from taking inventory of your data protection risks to managing the complexities of implementing controls, staying current with regulations and certifications, and reporting to auditors. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager.
Microsoft 365 Customer KeyMicrosoft Purview Customer KeyCustomer Key provides extra protection against viewing of data by unauthorized systems or personnel, and complements BitLocker disk encryption in Microsoft data centers. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Customer Key.
Office 365 Customer LockboxMicrosoft Purview Customer LockboxCustomer Lockbox ensures that Microsoft can’t access your content to do service operations without your explicit approval. Customer Lockbox brings you into the approval workflow process that Microsoft uses to ensure only authorized requests allow access to your content. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Customer Lockbox.
Data Loss PreventionMicrosoft Purview Data Loss PreventionDLP helps protect sensitive data and reduce risk by preventing users from inappropriately sharing that data with people who shouldn’t have it. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention.
Double Key Encryption for Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview Double Key EncryptionDouble Key Encryption (DKE) uses two keys together to access protected content. Microsoft stores one key in Microsoft Azure, and you hold the other key. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Double Key Encryption
Microsoft 365 Information BarriersMicrosoft Purview Information BarriersInformation Barriers is a solution which restricts communication and collaboration between certain people inside your organization to safeguard internal information. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Information Barriers.
Microsoft Information ProtectionMicrosoft Purview Information ProtectionInformation protection helps you discover, classify, and protect sensitive information wherever it lives or travels. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Information Protection.
Microsoft Information GovernanceMicrosoft Purview Data Lifecycle ManagementData lifecycle management provides you with tools and capabilities to retain the content that you need to keep and delete the content that you don’t. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Data Lifecycle Management.
Microsoft 365 Insider Risk ManagementMicrosoft Purview Insider Risk ManagementInsider risk management uses the full breadth of service and 3rd-party indicators to help you quickly identify, triage, and act on risky user activity. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management.
Office 365 Message EncryptionMicrosoft Purview Message EncryptionWith Message Encryption, your organization can send and receive encrypted email messages between people inside and outside your organization. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Message Encryption.
Privileged Access Management in Microsoft 365Microsoft Purview Privileged Access ManagementPrivileged Access Management helps protect your organization from breaches and helps to meet compliance best practices by limiting standing access to sensitive data or access to critical configuration settings. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview Privileged Access Management.
Microsoft data connectorsMicrosoft Purview data connectorsMicrosoft 365 lets administrators use data connectors to import and archive non-Microsoft, third-party data from social media platforms, instant messaging platforms, and document collaboration platforms, to mailboxes in your Microsoft 365 organization. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview data connectors.
Microsoft 365 Advanced eDiscovery

Microsoft 365 Core eDiscovery
Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Premium)

Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Standard)
Electronic discovery, or eDiscovery, is the process of identifying and delivering electronic information that can be used as evidence in legal cases. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Premium) and Microsoft Purview eDiscovery (Standard).
Microsoft 365 compliance centerMicrosoft Purview compliance portalAdmin portal to access solutions and solution catalog within the Microsoft 365 E5 Compliance suite. To learn more, see Microsoft Purview compliance portal.

Extra content for compliance




Compliance manager

Insider risks

Adaptive scopes

Information barriers

Final words

Microsoft has really invested in the Compliance offering landscape, which is excellent as the data is undiscovered and unprotected until you handle the content somehow.

For this need Microsoft has an excellent pack of solutions which keep getting better many times in a year.

From here you can see the list of What’s new for Compliance.

Keep doing what you do Microsoft! There is a lot of environments to make compliant!

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Author: Harri Jaakkonen

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