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Secure all your clouds

Protect your apps and infrastructure from code to runtime with an industry-leading, cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP).

End-to-end hybrid and multicloud security

  • Prevent vulnerabilities, minimize cloud misconfigurations, deploy secure infrastructure-as-code templates, and secure your software supply chain.
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  • Continuously improve your security posture with expanded visibility and attack path analysis.
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  • Quickly detect and respond to cyberthreats across cloud workloads, data, and APIs in a unified security operations center experience.
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Market statistics

Behind the rise in cloud-based cyberattacks

Siloed security solutions make it challenging to protect an ever-expanding cloud environment.

Explore Microsoft cloud security products

Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Protect multicloud and hybrid environments with end-to-end security across the full application lifecycle.

Microsoft Defender Cloud Security Posture Management

Mitigate cloud risks with comprehensive visibility, contextual insights, and integrated workflows.

GitHub Advanced Security

Empower developers and security teams to work together to accelerate the delivery of secure software.

Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management 

See your business the way a cyberattacker does with visibility across your resources and multicloud environment.

Microsoft Entra Permissions Management

Manage permissions of any identity across your entire environment.

Microsoft Defender Exposure Management

Reduce risk to your most critical assets with end-to-end visibility of the cyberthreat landscape.

Microsoft Defender XDR

Ger unified cyberthreat detection and response across your entire environment with an extended detection and response (XDR) solution.

Get holistic cloud security

Protect your entire multicloud and hybrid environment with an AI-powered platform that includes built-in Microsoft threat intelligence.

One solution for all your clouds

Reduce complexity and gain visibility with a unified CNAPP built to work across your hybrid environment.

Secure your software supply chain and prevent vulnerabilities, and secrets in code.

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Industry recognition

 Recognized by top industry analyst firms

  • Learn why Frost & Sullivan named Microsoft a leader in the CNAPP market.4
  • Microsoft named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure-As-A-Service Platform Native Security, Q2 2023.5
  • See why, KuppingerCole rated Microsoft an Overall Leader in Cloud Security Posture Management.6
  • Microsoft named an Overall Leader in CNAPP7
 Customer stories

What customers say about Microsoft cloud security  

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“The three things that keep me up at night are phishing, ransomware, and cloud misconfigurations. . . . We have Defender for Cloud to point out configuration weaknesses and suggest changes.”

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Research study

SANS 2023 Multicloud Survey

Get insights and strategies for securing a multicloud environment based on a survey of 245 IT professionals.
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Plan a CNAPP adoption 

Dive deep into multicloud security and explore tips and best practices for deploying and operationalizing a CNAPP solution in your organization.
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 The State of Multicloud Security Risk in 2024

 Learn strategies for protecting your organization from the latest multicloud security risks.
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Data security

Secure data across clouds

Protect data, no matter where it lives, with AI-powered tools.
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AI for cybersecurity

Defend with AI

Accelerate detection, investigation, and response with generative AI.
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Protect your clouds

Get comprehensive security across the application lifecycle. Explore your options today.

[1] Tanner Luxner, Cloud computing trends and statistics: Flexera 2023 State of the Cloud Report, April 5, 2023


[2] Mathew Davis, Microsoft Cloud Security Priorities and Practices Research, Emerald Research Group, March 2022 


[3] “Executive summary,” in Cost of a Data Breach Report 2023, IBM Security, 2023, p 1. 


[4] Anhtien Vu, Frost RadarTM: Cloud-Native Protection Platforms, 2023, Frost & Sullivan, October 2023


[5] The Forrester Wave™: Infrastructure-As-A-Service Platform Native Security, Q2 2023, Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim, Caroline Provost, Christine Turley, April 25, 2023


[6] KuppingerCole Analysts AG Leadership Compass, Cloud Security Posture Management, Mike Small, July 27, 2023


[7] KuppingerCole Analysts AG Leadership Compass, Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform, Mike Small, Alexei Balaganski, January 31, 2023

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