In the early days of onboarding Windows 10 endpoints to Windows Defender ATP you had to define a custom device configuration policy via Intune, in order to enable and register your Windows Defender ATP agents at scale.
Alongside the announcement of down-level support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, there is more exciting news in regards to Windows Defender ATP. Since today Windows Defender ATP Security Analytics is extended with two new security controls; BitLocker and Firewall.
In my previous blog I highlighted the Security Analytics Dashboard of the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and how to improve your organizations security excellence covering two improvement area’s: Windows Defender Antivirus and Windows Defender Application Guard.
In this blog I’ll cover two other improvement areas: Windows Defender Exploit Guard and SmartScreen Continue reading “Part 2: Improve your endpoint security /w Windows Defender ATP & Microsoft Intune: Exploit Guard & SmartScreen”
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In my previous blog I highlighted some of the new (preview) features – Security Analytics Dashboard – of Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP). In this blog I’ll go into more details how you can improve your organizations endpoint security posture by translating the actionable recommendations into Microsoft Intune device restrictions profiles (aka policies).
Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection
Windows Defender ATP sheds light on configuration issues and provide insights to machines where security features are not configured or out of date. It does provide actionable recommendations to improve your endpoint security. The actual actionable improvement must be performed by your administrator. In this blog I’ll explain how to improve the security baseline of your endpoints by using Microsoft Intune. Continue reading “Part 1: Improve your endpoint security /w Windows Defender ATP & Microsoft Intune: Windows Defender Antivirus & Application Guard”
Last week Microsoft announced the public preview of Windows Defender ATP Windows 10 Fall Creator update. I’m quite excited – we’ll should – of the new capabilities which allows you to better protect your endpoints from threats.
I had the opportunity to work with this for a while and like to highlight my personal favorite feature – Security Analytics Dashboard. Why? It’s because this feature gives me insights of my current endpoint (Windows 10, Windows Server, Linux* & Mac OS*) security posture and what it takes to utilize the full potential.
For a complete overview of all Windows Defender ATP preview features please read the official announcement here. Continue reading “Improve your endpoint security /w Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection”