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Microsoft Defender Cloud Security Posture Management Preview

Strengthen security across multicloud and hybrid environments with contextual cloud security posture management.
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Defender Cloud Security Posture Management is now in public preview

Now get comprehensive, cloud-native protections from development to runtime across multicloud environments with Microsoft Defender for Cloud. To preview the new features, start a free trial if you’re a new customer or activate them in the Azure portal if you’re an existing Defender for Cloud customer.

Reduce risk with contextual posture management

Gain comprehensive visibility and contextual insights to prioritize most critical risks across clouds.

Enable comprehensive visibility of security posture

Get continuous security assessment of your resources running across Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, and on-premises.

Prioritize most critical risks with graph-based context

Proactively identify and focus on the most critical risks with integrated, contextual insights from development to runtime.

Maximize protection with agentless and agent-based scanning

Seamlessly maximize coverage with agentless vulnerability scanning while gaining deeper protection from agent-based approach.

Drive compliance with built-in benchmarks

Follow best practices for multicloud security compliance with controls mapped to major regulatory industry benchmarks (such as CIS, PCI, and NIST) in a central dashboard.

Reduce risk by knowing the context

Gain visibility into your security and compliance posture. Understand the most important risks with Defender Cloud Security Posture Management.

Defender Cloud Security Posture Management capabilities

A security posture breakdown with insights on environments in Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

Visualize security posture with secure score

Get in-depth and continuous assessment of the security of your cloud resources running in Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud.

A list of secure score recommendations in Defender for Cloud.

Enable comprehensive visibility and contextual insights

Get connected insights generated by the cloud security graph spanning different workloads, such as DevOps, External Attack Surface Management (EASM), and Identity.

An outline of an attack path with a list of recommendations in Defender for Cloud.

Stop breaches with proactive attack path analysis

Use graph-based attack path analysis to explore risk and surface contextual threat data to help prioritize remediation and save mitigation time.

A regulatory compliance breakdown with benchmarks and controls in Defender for Cloud.

Manage security policies and simplify compliance

Centrally manage security policies across your cloud workloads. Follow best practices with benchmarks for multicloud security compliance.

A governance workbook detailing resource status and governance rules in Defender for Cloud.

Implement security governance

Define and manage security governance rules at scale. Assign and track responsibility with a central view to improve organizational efficiency.

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Microsoft Defender is named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection and Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021. 1,2
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Documentation and training for Microsoft Defender Cloud Security Posture Management

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Defender Cloud Security Posture Management datasheet

Learn how to reduce risks with contextual insights.

Interactive guide

Microsoft Defender for Cloud key scenarios

Explore cloud security posture management, cloud workload protection, and development security operation scenarios.

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Cloud security posture management concepts

Understand security policies, initiatives, and recommendations in Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

Datasheet

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  • [1] Forrester and Forrester Wave are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc.
  • [2] The Forrester New Wave™: Extended Detection and Response (XDR) Providers, Q4 2021, Allie Mellen, October 2021.3 Cser, Andras; Maxim, Merritt; Fish, Shannon; Dostie, Peggy.
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