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Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a unified platform for preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response.

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Agentless, cloud-powered

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

Unparalleled optics

Built into Windows 10 for deeper insights. Exchanges signals with the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph.

Automated security

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

Synchronized defense

Microsoft 3651 shares detection and exploration – across devices, identities and information - to speed up response and recovery.

Windows Defender ATP helps stop breaches

The security platform for intelligent protection, detection, investigation and response. Windows Defender ATP protects endpoints from cyber threats; detects advanced attacks and data breaches, automates security incidents and improves security posture.

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Automation: From alert to remediation at scale - in minutes

Automatically investigate alerts and remediate complex threats in minutes. Applies industry best practices and intelligent decision-making algorithms to determine whether a threat is real and what action to take.

Protect your business from advanced threats

Through the power of the cloud, machine learning and behavior analytics, Windows Defender ATP provides connected pre-breach protection.

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Network protection

Prevent network-based attacks from attacking devices.

Exploit protection

Block exploitation of unpatched vulnerabilities including zero-days.

Reputation analysis

Steer users and devices clear of files and websites with malicious reputations.


When it comes to protecting devices from web-based threats, hardware based isolation changes the game.

Application control

Change your malware defense strategy, using the power of the cloud to automate application control.


Dynamic, cloud powered intelligence, defends you against known and unknown malware threats.

Behavior monitoring

Block malicious and suspicious behaviors using advanced runtime analysis.

Attack surface reduction

Eliminate the vectors of attack adversaries depend on by reducing the total surface area of attack.

Innovative Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Cyber attacks remain a serious threat. Windows Defender ATP detects network attacks and data breaches, and gives you the insights and tools to close incidents quickly. Security and data privacy is our priority. Windows Defender ATP is ISO 27001 certified.

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Detecting the undetectable

Spot attacks and zero-day exploits using advanced behavioral analytics and Machine Learning.

Uncover scope of breach

Visually investigate forensic evidence across your endpoints to easily uncover scope of breach.

Hunt interactively

Rapid access to 6 months of historical data to search and explore across endpoints.

Save time

Windows Defender ATP gives you the data within seconds, rather than tracking and tracing for hours.

Custom detections

Upload your own Indicators of Compromise (IOC) to be alerted by your custom Threat Intelligence.


Submit suspicious files for a deep inspection, and see a full analysis report in minutes.

One solution to protect, detect, and respond to advanced attacks

Customer security is a top priority, and we know that a mix of devices doesn’t always mean Windows. So, we’ve worked with industry partners to enable Windows Defender ATP to detect, protect and respond to threats on macOS, Linux, iOS and Android.

Tech Specs
Windows ServersWindows Server 2016Windows Server 2012R2
Supported Windows versionsWindows 10Windows 8.12Windows 7 SP12
Other platforms (via partners)AndroidiOSmacOSLinux

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Get started with Windows Defender ATP

We are continuously adding new capabilities and enhancements to our service – opt-in for public preview and be one of the first to try them out.

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Sign up for a 60-day trial of Windows Defender ATP today and onboard as many machines as you want.

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Speak with a representative about Windows Defender ATP today - and get an up to date quote.

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Reference the following research, reports, and webinars to get the very most out of Windows 10 security features like Windows Defender ATP.

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Customer story: San Bernadino County District Attorney

By upgrading to Windows 10 Enterprise, San Bernardino County District Attorney have caught and neutralized malicious attacks and have a secure environment for a bring-your-own-device policy.

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Forrester Report

The Total Economic ImpactTM of Microsoft Windows Defender ATP.

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How Microsoft uses Windows Defender ATP

Check out the IT showcase focused on Microsoft’s analysts who use Windows Defender ATP to respond to more alerts on more systems in less time.

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Security Intelligent report

Get the free Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 23 that analyzes key security trends from the past year.

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Windows Defender ATP Support

We want to help our customers achieve the best security possible on their way to Windows 10, before the end of support for Windows 7 in January 2020.

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Partner Support for Windows Defender ATP

Bitdefender, Lookout, and Ziften are partnering with Microsoft to enable Windows Defender ATP. are partnering with Microsoft to enable Windows Defender ATP.

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Learn more about Windows 10 inclusive pre-breach security

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