Microsoft Defender for Endpoint preview features

Important

Welcome to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, the new name for Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection. Read more about this and other updates here. We'll be updating names in products and in the docs in the near future.

Important

The preview versions are provided without a service level agreement, and it's not recommended for production workloads. Certain features might not be supported or might have constrained capabilities.

Applies to:

The Defender for Endpoint service is constantly being updated to include new feature enhancements and capabilities.

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Learn about new features in the Defender for Endpoint preview release and be among the first to try upcoming features by turning on the preview experience.

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For more information on new capabilities that are generally available, see What's new in Defender for Endpoint.

Turn on preview features

You'll have access to upcoming features that you can provide feedback on to help improve the overall experience before features are generally available.

Turn on the preview experience setting to be among the first to try upcoming features.

  1. In the navigation pane, select Settings > Advanced features > Preview features.

  2. Toggle the setting between On and Off and select Save preferences.

Preview features

The following features are included in the preview release:

  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for iOS
    Microsoft Defender ATP now adds support for iOS. Learn how to install, configure, and use Microsoft Defender ATP for iOS.

  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for Android
    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now adds support for Android. Learn how to install, configure, and use Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for Android.

  • Web Content Filtering
    Web content filtering is part of web protection capabilities in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. It enables your organization to track and regulate access to websites based on their content categories. Many of these websites, while not malicious, might be problematic because of compliance regulations, bandwidth usage, or other concerns.

  • Device health and compliance report
    The device health and compliance report provides high-level information about the devices in your organization.

  • Information protection
    Information protection is an integral part of Microsoft 365 Enterprise suite, providing intelligent protection to keep sensitive data secure while enabling productivity in the workplace. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is seamlessly integrated in Microsoft Threat Protection to provide a complete and comprehensive data loss prevention (DLP) solution for Windows devices.

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    Partially available from Windows 10, version 1809.

  • Onboard Windows Server 2019
    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now adds support for Windows Server 2019. You'll be able to onboard Windows Server 2019 in the same method available for Windows 10 client devices.

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