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6 strategies to reduce security alert fatigue

Alert fatigue is a challenge in security monitoring. Learn how XDR from Microsoft addresses this issue.

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Forrester Total Economic Impact™ study on Microsoft Sentinel (formerly Azure Sentinel)

Get a 201 percent return on investment (ROI) with a payback period of less than six months.4

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Forrester Total Economic Impact™ study on Microsoft Defender for Cloud (formerly Azure Security Center)

Reduce your time to threat mitigation by 50 percent.5

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Increase resilience against advanced attacks

Learn how Microsoft 365 Defender and Microsoft Defender for Cloud help identify and defend against Nobelium attacks.

Additional threat protection resources

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Migrating SIEM to the cloud

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  • [4] A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, November 2020.
  • [5] A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, February 2021.

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