Threat Protection

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Microsoft Defender ATP) is a unified platform for preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response. Microsoft Defender ATP protects endpoints from cyber threats; detects advanced attacks and data breaches, automates security incidents and improves security posture.

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Microsoft Defender ATP


Threat & Vulnerability Management

Attack surface reduction

Next-generation protection

Endpoint detection and response

Automated investigation and remediation

Microsoft Threat Experts
Centralized configuration and administration, APIs
Microsoft Threat Protection

Threat & Vulnerability Management
This built-in capability uses a game-changing risk-based approach to the discovery, prioritization, and remediation of endpoint vulnerabilities and misconfigurations.

Attack surface reduction
The attack surface reduction set of capabilities provide the first line of defense in the stack. By ensuring configuration settings are properly set and exploit mitigation techniques are applied, these set of capabilities resist attacks and exploitation.

Next-generation protection
To further reinforce the security perimeter of your network, Microsoft Defender ATP uses next-generation protection designed to catch all types of emerging threats.

Endpoint detection and response
Endpoint detection and response capabilities are put in place to detect, investigate, and respond to intrusion attempts and active breaches. With Advanced hunting, you have a query-based threat-hunting tool that lets your proactively find breaches and create custom detections.

Automated investigation and remediation
In conjunction with being able to quickly respond to advanced attacks, Microsoft Defender ATP offers automatic investigation and remediation capabilities that help reduce the volume of alerts in minutes at scale.

Microsoft Secure Score for Devices

Microsoft Defender ATP includes a Microsoft Secure Score for Devices to help you dynamically assess the security state of your enterprise network, identify unprotected systems, and take recommended actions to improve the overall security of your organization.

Microsoft Threat Experts
Microsoft Defender ATP's new managed threat hunting service provides proactive hunting, prioritization and additional context and insights that further empower Security Operation Centers (SOCs) to identify and respond to threats quickly and accurately.

Centralized configuration and administration, APIs
Integrate Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection into your existing workflows.

Integration with Microsoft solutions
Microsoft Defender ATP directly integrates with various Microsoft solutions, including:

  • Intune
  • Office 365 ATP
  • Azure ATP
  • Azure Security Center
  • Skype for Business
  • Microsoft Cloud App Security

Microsoft Threat Protection
With Microsoft Threat Protection, Microsoft Defender ATP and various Microsoft security solutions form a unified pre- and post-breach enterprise defense suite that natively integrates across endpoint, identity, email, and applications to detect, prevent, investigate and automatically respond to sophisticated attacks.