Microsoft Finally Announces Microsoft Teams End-to-End Encryption

Microsoft has announced at Ignite today that Microsoft Teams would be updated with end-to-end encryption, with a preview to go live in the coming months.

However, the end-to-end encryption would go live in stages for Microsoft Teams users, with commercial customers to get it first as part of one on one unscheduled Teams calls.

Needless to say, the long-term goal is to further expand this feature to more scenarios, so eventually, it will also be available for scheduled calls and online meetings.

But of course, there’s no ETA as to when this is supposed to happen, as Microsoft is taking things one at a time to make sure everything is working correctly.

“To further address our customers’ security and compliance requirements, Teams will support end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for one-to-one Microsoft Teams calls, providing an additional option for conducting sensitive online conversations. IT will have full discretion over who can use E2EE in the organization. E2EE for … (read more)

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