ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud


This section describes the design decisions associated with Anti-malware Microsoft 365 security features for system(s) built using ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud.

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Anti-malware within Exchange Online Protection refers to the default anti-malware scanning which is completed on all emails routing through the service.

In addition to the default scanning, anti-malware policies can be configured. These polices enable the customisation of a response if malware is detected and the restriction of attachment file types.

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Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea and communities. We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their Elders; past, present and emerging. We also recognise Australia's First Peoples' enduring contribution to Australia's national security.

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