Microsoft security refers to the measures and tools developed by Microsoft to protect its software, services, and devices from various cyber threats. This encompasses a range of technologies and practices designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems.
Some key Microsoft security tools include:
1. Windows Defender Antivirus
Built-in antivirus software for Windows operating systems to protect against malware.
2. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
A comprehensive endpoint security solution that helps protect devices from advanced threats, including endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and endpoint detection and response.
3. Azure Security Center
Provides advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads, helping to detect and respond to security threats.
4. Microsoft 365 Security Center
Centralized hub for managing and monitoring security across Microsoft 365 services, including threat intelligence and security policies.
A disk encryption program included with Windows that helps protect data by encrypting entire disk volumes.
6. Windows Firewall
Built-in firewall that helps prevent unauthorized access to your computer.
7. Azure Active Directory (AAD)
A cloud-based identity and access management service that enhances security by managing and authenticating users.
8. Microsoft Information Protection
Helps classify, label, and protect sensitive information, both on-premises and in the cloud.
These tools work together to create a comprehensive security ecosystem aimed at safeguarding Microsoft products and services from a wide range of cyber threats.