The Microsoft 365 content search feature for Exchange Online helps you keep an eye on the content of emails sent and received. Though the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center has this capability, it falls short in some areas.
For example, you can’t do pattern-based searches to identify credit card numbers, social security numbers, and other personally identifiable information that follow a regular pattern. You also can’t schedule automatic content searches; they need to be done manually every time.
M365 Security Plus, a Microsoft 365 auditing, monitoring, alerting, and content search tool, helps you create schedules that run automatically at set intervals and sends email reports on the search performed. Besides this, you also have an instant search option for finding specific content across all mailboxes in your organization. It supports keyword-, attribute-, and pattern-based searches that save a lot of time. To perform an instant search operation:
If you want M365 Security Plus to perform a mailbox content search at regular intervals and share the search results via email, you need to create a search profile as given below.
Read more about the Microsoft 365 content search feature here.