Small businesses can also be vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. We offer cost-effective and user-friendly endpoint security solutions designed specifically for businesses with up to 300 employees, with the same level of protection as larger enterprises.
Microsoft Defender for Business provides a complete security solution that helps safeguard your business, giving you the freedom to concentrate on what’s important.
What is Microsoft Defender for Business?
Defender for Business is a new endpoint security solution designed especially for the small- and medium-sized business (up to 300 employees). With this endpoint security solution, your company’s devices are better protected from ransomware, malware, phishing, and other threats.
What does Microsoft Defender for Business do?
See how Defender for Business helps you proactively protect your devices, informs you about trending threats, and automatically responds to security incidents.
Microsoft Defender for Business
(Includes up to five devices per user; annual subscription—auto renews)
An easy-to-use standalone product that includes:
- Up to 300 users
- Enterprise-grade protection across your devices and operating systems
- Threat and vulnerability management
- Next-generation antivirus protection
- Endpoint detection and response
- Automated investigation and response
- Up to five devices per user
Standalone – available for all customers
Microsoft Defender for Business Servers
(Annual subscription—auto renews)
Add endpoint protection for your Windows and Linux servers with the Defender for Business servers add-on*:
- Single admin experience for clients and servers
- Server security applied out of the box
- Detect and patch server vulnerabilities quickly
Add-on for Microsoft Defender for Business and Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Another way to buy
Microsoft Defender for Business is also available as part of Microsoft 365 Business Premium, a unified solution to help protect your business, bringing together best-in-class Office apps, powerful cloud services, and comprehensive security.
Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
How do I start a Defender for Business trial?
Try Defender for Business free for 30 days and use the Defender for Business trial playbook, a step-by-step guide to help you make the most of your 30-day trial.
What is endpoint security protection?
Securing devices is critical to safeguarding your organization from malicious actors attempting to attack or disrupt your business. Endpoint security helps to protect, detect, and respond to these threats for desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.
What is the difference between Microsoft antivirus and Defender for Business?
Microsoft Defender Antivirus provides next-generation protection built into Windows devices and helps to protect you from viruses, malware, and potentially unwanted applications. Defender for Business includes Defender Antivirus, and extends these capabilities with threat and vulnerability management, attack surface reduction, endpoint detection and response, and automated investigation and response.