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Advanced antivirus and malware protection Safeguard your endpoints against a wide range of known and emerging threats, including malware, ransomware, and viruses
Intelligent threat detection Leveraging machine learning and behavioral analysis, identifies and responds to suspicious activities, minimizing the risk of successful attacks.
Integration with Microsoft 365 Seamlessly integrates with Microsoft 365, allowing you to leverage the power of cloud-based services while maintaining a high level of security.
Enhanced web protection Features that help defend against malicious websites, phishing attempts, and other online threats.
Compatibility Mac & Windows
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Protect Your Business with Microsoft Defender for Business for Mac & Windows

The comprehensive endpoint security solution designed to fortify your organization against the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats. Powered by industry-leading technologies and backed by Microsoft’s extensive security expertise, Defender for Business provides robust protection, intelligent threat detection, and seamless management for businesses of all sizes.

Defender for Business offers a multi-layered defense approach, combining advanced antivirus capabilities, next-generation threat intelligence, and cloud-powered analytics. It leverages real-time insights from the vast Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph to proactively identify and neutralize known and unknown threats, including malware, ransomware, phishing attempts, and zero-day exploits. With Defender for Business, you can confidently protect your endpoints, data, and users from the most sophisticated cyber attacks.

At the heart of Defender for Business is its cutting-edge threat detection and response capabilities. Using machine learning, behavioral analysis, and heuristics, it continuously monitors endpoint activities, identifying suspicious behaviors and swiftly responding to potential threats. Its intelligent algorithms learn and adapt over time, enhancing their ability to differentiate between legitimate activities and malicious intent. By staying one step ahead of attackers, Defender for Business provides an unparalleled level of security, keeping your business safe from cyber risks.

Microsoft Defender for Business seamlessly integrates with the broader Microsoft 365 ecosystem, enabling you to leverage the power of cloud-based services and collaboration tools without compromising security. It works harmoniously with other Microsoft security solutions, such as Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Cloud App Security, providing a comprehensive security posture for your entire digital ecosystem.

With Microsoft Defender for Business, you can focus on driving your business forward, knowing that your endpoints are protected by a trusted, industry-leading security solution. Stay ahead of emerging threats, empower your workforce, and safeguard your business with Microsoft Defender for Business—the endpoint security solution designed for the modern digital landscape. Subscribe today on a 1-year lease.

Cancellation Options- After the 12-month initial term you can cancel just with 30 days notice. For any changes to licences (including additional licences) please contact your Account Manager or email

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Exploit Mitigations check_circle check_circle
– Mitigations enabled by default in Windows Operating System 7 7
– Mitigations enabled by default in product 60 0
– Mitigations off by default in product requiring manual configuration 0 32
Behavior-based crypto ransomware detection and automatic rollback check_circle cancel
Master Boot Record tamper prevention check_circle cancel

Management, Investigation, and remediation

Single console for managing and reporting on all endpoint security features check_circle cancel
Alert prioritization check_circle check_circle
Extensive threat hunting and investigation capabilities check_circle check_circle
Suitable for large enterprise organizations with a full in-house SOC check_circle check_circle
Suitable for customers without an in-house SOC check_circle cancel

Threat hunting and response

Live response for deep investigation check_circle Windows only
Event correlation across devices check_circle check_circle
Optional: Encrypted Network Traffic Analysis (NDR) check_circle cancel
Optional: Firewall sensor and enforcement check_circle cancel

Attack surface and pre-execution

Category- and name-based application control check_circle Windows only
Device control Win/Mac Win/Mac
Windows antimalware scanning check_circle check_circle
macOS and Linux antimalware scanning check_circle check_circle
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) check_circle check_circle
Malicious URL protection check_circle check_circle
Category-based web filtering check_circle check_circle


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