Published July 9, 2021

New Microsoft Teams recommendations in Microsoft Secure Score

Reference ID: MC267953 | Effective: July 15, 2021

MC267953 – Microsoft is adding five new security recommendations for Microsoft Teams.

When this will happen

Microsoft will begin rolling this out in mid-July and complete by the late August 2021.

How this affects your organization

Microsoft Teams customers will see the below five new improvement actions in Secure Score.

  • Restrict dial-in users from bypassing a meeting lobby.
  • Limit external participants from having control in a Teams meeting.
  • Restrict anonymous users from starting Teams meetings.
  • Require lobbies to be set up for Teams meetings.
  • Configure which users are allowed to be present in Teams meetings.

What you need to do to prepare

Microsoft Secure Score is a measurement of an organization’s security posture. Access Microsoft Secure Score at

Microsoft Teams is one of the products that has improvement actions in Secure Score. Microsoft will continue to add suggested security actions on an ongoing basis.

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