Secure Score Recommended Action “Actions to Take on Spam Detection” allows organizations to swiftly respond to spam threats, mitigating the risk of data compromise and disruption to business operations. 

With the implementation of this Recommended Action, enterprises can fortify their defenses against spam-related threats, bolstering resilience and preserving organizational integrity in the face of relentless cyber adversaries. 

Note: “Recommended action” Remediations as identified by “Microsoft 365 admin center Portal ( \ Security \ Secure score \ Recommended actions” in a pristine baseline environment.

Rank Recommended action

143     Set action to take on spam detection.

Microsoft Security Score

Secure Score Improvement: +0.48%



Set the action that will be taken on spam detection.

Implementation status

100% of users are affected by policies that are configured securely.

  • Strict Preset Security Policy1705599886976 – 1 users (100%)



You have Microsoft Defender for Office 365 P1.

Next steps

Ensure that all users have an assigned inbound anti-spam policy with the ‘Spam message action’ option set to “Move message to Junk Email folder” or “Quarantine message”, by either updating your existing policies or creating new ones. 

Learn more

Configure spam filter policies | Microsoft Learn