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Unified security operations platform

Outpace cyberthreats with extended detection and response (XDR) and security information and event management (SIEM)—all in one platform.

Introducing a new era of security operations

Move faster with Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender XDR, a security operations (SecOps) platform that brings together the capabilities of XDR and SIEM.

Defend against cyberthreats with a unified security operations platform

Secure your multicloud, multiplatform environment

Get real-time protection across Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform as well as Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms.

Get full visibility into cyberthreats

Uncover sophisticated cyberattacks, such as human-operated ransomware, using machine learning-based detections powered by global threat intelligence.

Investigate and respond faster

Accelerate incident response and stop breaches faster with a unified investigation experience and built-in automation. 

See how the new user experience transforms the way defenders detect, investigate, respond to, and protect against cyberthreats.

Why move to a unified security operations platform?

Get a true end-to-end experience for detecting, investigating, responding to, and protecting against cyberthreats with a unified security operations platform. Now, there’s no need for disparate tools with duplicate capabilities—the full power of XDR and SIEM, backed by Microsoft AI and threat intelligence, is built into a single platform.

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Supercharge your cyberthreat protection with a unified platform

A unified security operations platform breaks down security silos and empowers security teams to detect
and disrupt cyberthreats in near real time, streamline investigation and response,
and provide guided recommendations to help prevent repeat and future cyberattacks.

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Discover new integrations with Microsoft Security Copilot

Use natural language queries to summarize investigations and explore built-in threat intelligence with Microsoft Security Copilot, now in early access.

Security operations maturity self-assessment tool

Find out if your security operations center is prepared to detect, respond to, and recover from cyberthreats.

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Microsoft 365 E5, A5, F5, and G5 customers can save on Microsoft Sentinel.

Industry recognition

Microsoft Security is a recognized industry leader.

 

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The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR) Providers

Microsoft Defender is named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021.1

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Leader in MITRE ATT&CK

Microsoft Defender XDR (formerly Microsoft 365 Defender) demonstrates industry-leading protection in the 2022 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluations.

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The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms

Microsoft is named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2022.2

Consolidation can reduce costs and risk of cyberthreats

The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SIEM And XDR

See how Microsoft SIEM and XDR reduced the risk of breach by 60% and cyberthreat response time by 88%.3

The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Defender XDR (formerly Microsoft 365 Defender)

Learn how the study found a 242% ROI over three years and how SecOps efficiency added USD$6 million to the bottom line.4

Discover how customers safeguard their organizations with integrated cyberthreat protection from Microsoft

Equitable Bank

Equitable Bank

“The difference we achieved in security after installing [Microsoft Defender XDR (formerly Microsoft 365 Defender)] and Microsoft Sentinel was very affirming for the team. We had 16 detections compared to one the year before, and each of those detections sparked investigations by our security operations team.”

Andrew Vezina, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Equitable Bank

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  • [1] The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection And Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021, Allie Mellen with Joseph Blankenship, Alexis Tatro, and Peggy Dostie, October 13, 2021.
  • [2] The Forrester Wave™: Security Analytics Platforms, Q4 2022, Allie Mellen with Joseph Blankenship, Caroline Provost, and Kara Hartig, December 14, 2022.
  • [3] The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft SIEM And XDR, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, August 2022.
  • [4] The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft 365 Defender, a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, April 2022.

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