Microsoft Defender for Business
Security is one of the top concerns and most challenging responsibilities facing businesses today, and for good reason. In the last year, phishing, ransomware, and malware attacks have increased in volume and sophistication. But when it comes to protecting your Small and Mid-sized business (less than 300 IT Users), how do you know where to start, and which solutions are the best fit?
That’s why we are excited to share that Microsoft Defender for Business is now generally available. It was specially designed to bring the power of enterprise-grade endpoint security to businesses with up to 300 employees– in an easy-to-use and cost-effective solution. It works around the clock, protecting you from the latest threats, giving you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business.
Most of the Organizations are already using some kind of Anti-Virus. So, you may ask a question. Why should you shift to Microsoft Defender for Business (MDB)?
Here is the answer:
A typical Anti-Virus for Device protects the device. Full Stop. Microsoft Defender for Business (MDB) goes way beyond that.
Defender for Business looks at full environment and investigate the threats and respond automatically for the full environment.
Threat and Vulnerability Management Dashboard. This helps in hardening the Environment. It gives device specific score to tell you which device needs better protection.
Threat Analytics. This gives details from expert MS security researchers to keep you upto date on emerging threats.
What happens when you are attacked?
Threat alert can tell which attacks are under way, which are dangerous, the impacted users and devices, automated investigations, along with all the evidence and response actions.
Automated Incident Response gets activated. This is very important because hackers usually attack when the defences are low, like after office hours, etc..
Action Center gives history of all actions taken like quarantine files, stop processes, remove scripts that were automated.