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Windows Defender ATP integrates with Microsoft Information Protection to discover, protect, and monitor sensitive data on Windows devices

This integration empowers Windows to natively understand Azure Information Protection sensitivity labels, to provide visibility into sensitive data on endpoints, to protect sensitive data based on its content, and to detect and respond to post-breach malicious activity that involves or affects sensitive data....

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Tackling phishing with signal-sharing and machine learning

Across services in Microsoft Threat Protection, the correlation of security signals enhances the comprehensive and integrated security for identities, endpoints, user data, cloud apps, and infrastructure. Our industry-leading visibility into the entire attack chain translates to enriched protection that’s evident in many different attack scenarios, including flashy cyberattacks, massive malware campaigns, and even small-scale, localized...

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Step 1. Identify users: top 10 actions to secure your environment

This series outlines the most fundamental steps you can take with your investment in Microsoft 365 security solutions. We’ll provide advice on activities such as setting up identity management through active directory, malware protection, and more. In this post, we explain how to create a single common identity across on-premises and cloud with hybrid authentication....

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How to help maintain security compliance

This is the last post in our eight-blog series on deploying Intelligent Security scenarios. In this post, we explain how Microsoft 365 security solutions enable you to manage security compliance processes....

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What’s new in Windows Defender ATP

We added new capabilities to each of the pillars of Windows Defender ATP’s unified endpoint protection platform: improved attack surface reduction, better-than-ever next-gen protection, more powerful post-breach detection and response, enhanced automation capabilities, more security insights, and expanded threat hunting. These enhancements boost Windows Defender ATP and accrue to the broader Microsoft Threat Protection, an...

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Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox

Windows Defender Antivirus has hit a new milestone: the built-in antivirus capabilities on Windows can now run within a sandbox. With this new development, Windows Defender Antivirus becomes the first complete antivirus solution to have this capability and continues to lead the industry in raising the bar for security. Putting Windows Defender Antivirus in a...

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Top 10 security steps in Microsoft 365 that political campaigns can take today

With the U.S. midterm elections rapidly approaching, campaigns must be vigilant in protecting against cyberattacks to their online collaboration tools, including email. Microsoft has compiled a list of 10 high-impact, easy-to-implement security settings that any campaign or election organization should consider for increased security in Microsoft 365....

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