Secure your remote workforce with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

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A complete endpoint security solution

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint delivers preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response.

Agentless¹, cloud powered

No additional deployment or infrastructure. No delays or update compatibility issues. Always up to date.

Unparalleled optics

Built on the industry’s deepest insight into Windows threats and shared signals across devices, identities, and information.

Automated security

Take your security to a new level by going from alert to remediation in minutes—at scale.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a holistic, cloud delivered endpoint security solution that includes risk-based vulnerability management and assessment, attack surface reduction, behavioral based and cloud-powered next generation protection, endpoint detection and response (EDR), automatic investigation and remediation, managed hunting services, rich APIs, and unified security management.

A diagram of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint capabilities. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a holistic, cloud delivered endpoint security solution that includes risk-based vulnerability management and assessment, attack surface reduction, behavioral based and cloud-powered next generation protection, endpoint detection and response (EDR), automatic investigation and remediation, and managed hunting services. These capabilities are underscored with rich APIs that enable access and integration with our platform. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is easily deployed, configured, and managed with a unified security management experience.

Additional capabilities

Cross-platform support

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint now provides security for non-Windows platforms including Mac, Linux servers, and Android.

Quickly evaluate capabilities

Fully evaluate our capabilities with a few simple clicks in the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint evaluation lab.

Streamline and integrate via APIs

Integrate Microsoft Defender for Endpoint with your security solutions and streamline and automate security workflows with rich APIs.

Simplify endpoint security management

Use a single pane of glass for all endpoint security actions, such as endpoint configuration, deployment, and management with Microsoft Endpoint Manager.

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Interested in becoming a partner?

Learn more about how to become a partner and integrate with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. Use our simple, step-by-step guide to easily get started with our flexible platform and rich APIs.

Additional resources

Become a Microsoft Defender for Endpoint pro

Whether you’re just beginning or more advanced, get training for SecOps and Security Admins.

Learn more about our features

Check out the set of educational videos for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint.

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1. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is built into Windows 10 1703 and up and Windows Server 2019. It does not require any agents to be installed on these versions.

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