Microsoft Defender for Endpoint empowers your enterprise to rapidly stop attacks, scale your security resources, and evolve your defenses by delivering best-in-class endpoint security across Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, and network devices. Feel confident in your security approach knowing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint provides the tools and insight necessary to gain a holistic view into your environment, mitigate advanced threats, and immediately respond to alerts all from a single unified platform.
The epicenter for comprehensive endpoint security
Rapidly stop attacks, scale security resources, and evolve defenses across operating systems and network devices.
Gain a holistic view into your environment, mitigate advanced threats, and respond to alerts from a single, unified platform.
Frequently Asked Questions FAQs
Differences between Microsoft Defender for Business and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
|Feature||Microsoft Defender for Business||Microsoft Defender for Endpoint|
|User Base||Up to 300 Users||No Limit|
|Deployment||Cloud-based||On-premises or cloud-based|
|Target audience||Small and medium-sized business||Enterprise-level business|
|Protection focus||Microsoft 365 applications and services||Endpoints such as desktops,;aptops,servers,and mobile devices|
|Threat protection||Anti-phishing protection,malware detection and removal , cloud app security||Endpoint detection and response (EDR) , attack surface reduction(ASR) , automatic investigation and remediation|
|Advanced threat protection||No||Yes|
|Zero-day attack protection||No||Yes|
|Sophisticated malware protection||No||Yes|
The differences between Microsoft Defender for Endpoint P1 and P2
|Threat and vulnerability management||Included||Included advanced capabilities such as automated investigation and remediation and vulnerability assesment.|
|Automated investigation and remediation||Not included||Includes advanced automated investigation and remediation capabilities.|
|Microsoft Defender for Identity||Not included||Includes advanced identity protection capabilities to help detect and investigate identity-based attacks.|
|Endpoint detection and response (EDR)||Included||Includes advanced EDR capabilities such as endpoint detection and response, advanced hunting, and machine learning-powered alerts.|
|Threat analytics||Included||Includes advanced threat analytics capabilities that provide insights into threat campaigns and attack patterns.|
|Conditional access||Not included||Includes the ability to use conditional access policies to control access to resources based on the risk level of the device.|
What is the benefit of using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint over other endpoint security solutions?
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint offers a range of benefits, including advanced threat detection and response capabilities, integration with other Microsoft security solutions, and centralized management through the Microsoft Endpoint Manager console.
Is Microsoft Defender for Endpoint a cloud-based solution?
Yes, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a cloud-based solution that provides real-time protection and threat intelligence through the Microsoft Defender Security Center.
How can I get started with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint?
To get started with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, you need to have a Microsoft 365 E5 license or a Microsoft Defender for Endpoint license. You can then deploy the solution to your endpoints using the Microsoft Endpoint Manager console.