Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Applies to:

  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP)

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For more info about Windows 10 Enterprise Edition features and functionality, see Windows 10 Enterprise edition.

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection is a platform designed to help enterprise networks prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to advanced threats.

To help you maximize the effectiveness of the security platform, you can configure individual capabilities that surface in Windows Defender Security Center.

The Windows Defender ATP platform is where all the capabilities that are available across multiple products come together to give security operations teams the ability to effectively manage their organization's network.

In this section

Topic Description
Windows Defender Security Center Windows Defender Security Center is the portal where you can access Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection capabilities. It gives enterprise security operations teams a single pane of glass experience to help secure networks.
Windows Defender Antivirus Windows Defender Antivirus is a built-in antimalware solution that provides security and antimalware management for desktops, portable computers, and servers.
Windows Defender Exploit Guard Windows Defender Exploit Guard (Windows Defender EG) is a new set of host intrusion prevention capabilities for Windows 10, allowing you to manage and reduce the attack surface of apps used by your employees.
Windows Defender Application Control Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) can help mitigate security threats by restricting the applications that users are allowed to run and the code that runs in the System Core (kernel).
Windows Defender Application Guard Windows Defender Application Guard helps to isolate enterprise-defined untrusted sites, protecting your company while your employees browse the Internet.

Windows Defender ATP helps detect sophisticated threats