Windows Comprehensive SecurityWindows Comprehensive SecurityWindows Comprehensive Security

Comprehensive security comes as standard

Windows 10 brings you built-in protection. That means more security features, safer authentication and ongoing updates delivered for the supported lifetime of your device – all at no extra cost to you.

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Windows DefenderWindows DefenderWindows Defender

Malware’s worst enemy

Windows Defender is your anti-virus security solution that delivers comprehensive and real-time protection against software threats across email, cloud and web. Windows Defender is the last thing a malware threat ever sees – not only detecting viruses, spyware and malware, but removing them too.

Windows firewallWindows firewallWindows firewall

Stop attacks in their tracks

Windows Firewall is network protection, designed to prevent hackers and malicious software from gaining access to your PC. By checking all information coming in through a network or the Internet, Windows Firewall creates a protective barrier between your PC and the external world. It’s your ring of fire.

Windows SmartScreen filter built into Microsoft Edge and Internet ExplorerWindows SmartScreen filter built into Microsoft Edge and Internet ExplorerWindows SmartScreen filter built into Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

Protection online

SmartScreen Filter1 is online protection built into Windows, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer browsers to help keep you protected from malicious websites and downloads. Your Windows PC, phone and Xbox use this always up-to-date feature to give you a superior level of 24/7 protection against phishing and malware threats when you are online.

Windows Hello on a Surface Pro 4Windows Hello on a Surface Pro 4Windows Hello on a Surface Pro 4

The secret password is: You

Windows Hello lets you unlock your device in the safest and easiest way possible – with a look or a touch. Using biometric recognition2, Windows Hello lets you log in faster, without passwords.

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Windows parental controlsWindows parental controlsWindows parental controls

Help keep your kids protected

Parental controls help keep your kids safe across all of your family’s devices, including Xbox, Windows 10 PCs, tablets and mobile devices. Easily customise age-appropriate experiences for each family member.

Windows information and data protectionWindows information and data protectionWindows information and data protection

Data protection for lost or stolen devices

Windows uses built-in encryption to protect your device by scrambling your data to help keep it secure. If your device is lost or stolen, your data stays safer from unauthorised access. Your encryption key enables you to sign in to Windows and use your files as you normally would.

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Ongoing protection

As the most secure Windows built yet, Windows 10 provides and includes a full suite of built-in security features. You’re covered by security updates that are always enabled, from your very first boot up through the supported lifetime of your device.

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