Configure Microsoft Cloud App Security in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

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To benefit from Microsoft Defender for Endpoint cloud app discovery signals, turn on Microsoft Cloud App Security integration.


This feature will be available with an E5 license for Enterprise Mobility + Security on devices running Windows 10, version 1709 (OS Build 16299.1085 with KB4493441), Windows 10, version 1803 (OS Build 17134.704 with KB4493464), Windows 10, version 1809 (OS Build 17763.379 with KB4489899) or later Windows 10 versions.

See Microsoft Defender for Endpoint integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security for detailed integration of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint with Microsoft Cloud App Security.

Enable Microsoft Cloud App Security in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

  1. In the navigation pane, select Preferences setup > Advanced features.
  2. Select Microsoft Cloud App Security and switch the toggle to On.
  3. Click Save preferences.

Once activated, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint will immediately start forwarding discovery signals to Cloud App Security.

View the data collected

To view and access Microsoft Defender for Endpoint data in Microsoft Cloud Apps Security, see Investigate devices in Cloud App Security.

For more information about cloud discovery, see Working with discovered apps.

If you're interested in trying Microsoft Cloud App Security, see Microsoft Cloud App Security Trial.