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If you are an Office 365 subscriber, you should be seeing a new update in the coming days. Microsoft’s Office 365 security and compliance team has rolled out the October security patch.

This is an accumulation of all the security and compliance-related updates rolled out over the last month.

In its official blog post, Microsoft details the following changes to the cloud productivity service.

Applying intelligence to security and compliance in Office 365—To stay ahead of the evolving threat landscape, companies need the ability to analyze and learn from that data to identify, intercept and respond to threats. Office 365 provides unmatched security intelligence to help customers protect, detect and respond to threats. Read about the new security and compliance capabilities of Office 365 that were announced at the Microsoft Ignite conference.

Security engineering evolution in Office 2016 for Mac—Security is a critical component in all our products at Microsoft. To help you get a better idea of how we build security into Office 2016 for Mac, the engineering team discusses how we think about it from a development and testing perspective, including the latest updates.

Get updates on Office 365 Security & Compliance Center—The Microsoft Office 365 Security & Compliance Center is the central place to view and manage your data. Find out how the experience is improved by centralized security controls, including the ability to view and manage security and compliance for your cloud services.

Accelerate your eDiscovery analysis workflow with one click—Does your legal department often complain about how long it takes to run an analysis for eDiscovery investigations? We released two new features for Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery—Express Analysis and Export with analytics to Excel—to make it easier and faster for organizations to quickly find, analyze and review relevant information related to investigations, legal matters and regulatory requests.

Office Event

We are now just 24 hours away from Microsoft’s big Office event. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will open the event before handing the reigns to Kirk Koenigbauer, Corporate VP for Office. The hour long event will see the company announce Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams is a group chat software that features integrated Microsoft services like OneDrive, Skype, and other Office apps. The event will be livestreamed, Microsoft announced over the weekend.