Microsoft Defender for Identity

Helping protect the identity security landscape.

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Manage identity risks with Microsoft Defender for Identity

Help Security Operations teams protect on-premises identities and correlate signals with Microsoft 365 using Microsoft Defender for Identity.

Proactive

Helps eliminate on-premises vulnerabilities to prevent attacks before they happen.

Efficient

Helps Security Operations teams use their time effectively by understanding the greatest threats.

Focused

Helps Security Operations by prioritizing information so they focus on real threats, not false signals.

Protect on-premises identities with cloud intelligence

Get cloud-powered insights and intelligence in each stage of the attack lifecycle with Microsoft Defender for Identity.

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To protect employee identities, St. Luke’s University Health Network relies on Microsoft Defender for Identity to alert their IT team about unusual behavior, improve their security posture, and prevent malicious attacks.

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Ansell, a global leader in personal protective equipment manufacturing, uses identity security posture assessments in Microsoft Defender for Identity to proactively prevent threats by securing potential vulnerabilities across its on-premises environment.

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Microsoft Defender for Identity documentation

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Get started and do more with Microsoft Defender for Identity

Start a trial

Try Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 to experience Microsoft Defender for Identity and other security products available.

Get it with Microsoft 365

Get started with Microsoft Defender for Identity included with a Microsoft 365 E5 purchase.

Already have it?

Learn how to begin leveraging Microsoft Defender for Identity to protect your identities with our guided setup tutorials.