Intelligent Security

Windows 10 changes the game for security in organizations by protecting user identities, information and devices from threats, with a comprehensive and fully integrated set of advanced security capabilities.

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Over 300K

new malware samples are being created and spread every day.


of senior managers have leaked data accidentally.


of breaches involve weak or stolen passwords.

$3.5 Mil

average cost of data breach per incident.

Threat Protection

Windows 10 puts the emphasis on pre-breach threat resistance, removing or defending against the attack vectors used by the malware and hacking industry.

Windows Defender Application Control

Rigorous access controls help protect the Windows 10 by helping prevent malware, untrusted apps, and executables from running on your devices.

Windows Defender Antivirus

An enterprise-grade, next-gen antivirus solution that uses our vast optics, power of the cloud, machine learning models and behavior analysis to protect your device.

Windows Defender Exploit Guard

A rich, new set of intrusion prevention capabilities for Windows 10 that reduce the attack and exploit surface area of Windows and applications.

Windows Defender Application Guard

When Application Guard is used to protect Microsoft Edge, online malware and hacking threats are isolated and unable to compromise the device, apps, data, or the network.

Windows Defender System Guard

Maintains the integrity of the system firmware and operating system from start to shutdown, and integrates with management systems to help prevent unhealthy devices from accessing business resources.

Security Management

Instead of bolted-on security solutions, Windows 10 provides built-in security management tools to span protection, detection, and response.

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Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection enables you to protect, detect, investigate and respond to advanced threats and data breaches on your networks.

Provides holistic preventive and post breach protection, detection and response capabilities all within a single end to end solution.

Protection built deep into Windows, and in the cloud, provides best in class performance and eliminates the need for 3rd party agents and complex infrastructure.

Fuses in deep OS expertise, data science and the power of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph to protect, quickly adapt to changing threats and orchestrate remediation.

Identity Protection

Protect user identities with more than just a password. Windows 10 has a multifactor password alternative that is built in, easy to use and standards-based.

Windows Hello

Windows Hello is a convenient, enterprise-grade alternative to passwords that is designed for today’s mobile-first world.

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Windows Defender Credential Guard

Credential Guard helps protect user single sign-in tokens, stopping one of the top tactics used to compromise a device and network.

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Information Protection

Windows 10 makes it easy to protect data at rest and in use. Windows Information Protection delivers the fundamentals you need for protecting your information.

BitLocker and MBAM

Keep your peace of mind even with a lost or stolen device. BitLocker and BitLocker To Go encrypt your data on your device and even on removeable storage devices (e.g.: USB Key).


Windows Information Protection

Windows Information Protection helps prevent accidental data leaks of business data in a way that is easy to use, deploy, and manage.

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Azure Information Protection

Works with Windows Information Protection and provides additional capabilities to classify, assign advanced permissions and share sensitive data.

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The Total Economic ImpactTM of Microsoft Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

This Forrester study outlines the significant cost savings and business benefits enabled by Windows Defender ATP.

Security News & Resources

Advanced Security Information Kit

Advanced Security Information Kit

Get the latest information to keep you up-to date with modern security advancements from Windows.

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Windows 10 Enhances Security

This research explored the new Windows threat resistance security features that are important to security and risk management leaders.

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5 Risk Points to Avoid in Enterprise Security

Learn how security solutions built into the operating system can help you make your business more secure.

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Windows 10 Security Infographic

The threat landscape is changing. See how Windows 10 has responded.

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Windows 7 vs. 10 Comparison Datasheet

Compare and learn about the security features available in Windows 10.

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US Department of Defense Upgrading 4 Million Seats to Windows 10

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