Microsoft Announces Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Windows Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft today announced a new solution for the enterprise called Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, This new service will help enterprises to detect, investigate, and respond to advanced security attacks on their networks. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is a combination of client technology which is built into Windows 10 and a robust cloud service that will help detect threats.

1) Detects Advanced Attacks provides key information on who, what, and why the attack happened. Sophisticated threat intelligence enables attack detection, informed by the world’s largest array of sensors and expert advanced threat protection, including a team of experts at Microsoft and expert security partners.

2) Response Recommendations. The service’s security operations data provides an easy way to investigate alerts, explore the entire network for signs of attacks, examine attacker actions on specific devices, and get detailed file footprints from across the organization to recommend responses.

3) Complements Microsoft Advanced Threat Detection Solutions. Because Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is being built into Windows 10, it will be kept continuously up-to-date, lowering costs, with no deployment effort needed.  Powered by a cloud backend, no on premise server infrastructure or ongoing maintenance is required. It complements email protection services from Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection and Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics.

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is already live with early adopter customers. Read more about it from the source link below.

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