Minimum requirements for Windows Defender ATP

Applies to:

  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP)

There are some minimum requirements for onboarding machines to the service.

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Licensing requirements

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection requires one of the following Microsoft Volume Licensing offers:

  • Windows 10 Enterprise E5
  • Windows 10 Education E5
  • Microsoft 365 E5 (M365 E5) which includes Windows 10 Enterprise E5

For more information, see Windows 10 Licensing.