Friday, October 1, 2021

Attack Simulation Training: Service Availability in New Regions

Attack Simulation Training: Service availability in new regions


Attack Simulation Training is an intelligent phishing risk-reduction tool that measures behavior change and automates the design and deployment of an integrated security awareness training program across an organization. It became generally available at the start of the year and is now available in additional regions. As we continue to expand the regional availability of Attack Simulation Training, it is currently available in NAM, APC, EUR, IND, CAN, AUS, FRA, GBR, JPN, KOR, BRA, LAM, and CHE. 

The product team has worked hard to ensure worldwide service availability and is pleased to share that Attack Simulation Training will soon be generally available in the regions listed below.

Starting October 4, 2021:

  • Norway (NOR)
  • South Africa (ZAF)
  • Germany (DEU)

Starting October 6, 2021:

  • UAE

Starting October 21, 2021:

  • Singapore (SGP)

Figure 1: Regional availability of Attack Simulation Training.Figure 1: Regional availability of Attack Simulation Training.


Tenants in these regions that have Microsoft 365 E5 or Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 2 can start running simulations following the guidance available here. For frequently asked questions, please refer to our FAQ page.


Note: All features except the reported email telemetry will be available in these regions. We are working to enable this and will notify our customers as soon as it becomes available. In addition, there is no additional preparation or setup required as the service becomes available.


We hope you find the updates useful as you continue your journey of end-user education and behavior change. If you have any comments or feedback, do let us know.


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