Category: Microsoft defender

In this blog we’ll write and learn about different features and capabilities of the Microsoft 365 Defender Suite. Below you will see a diagram about varius forms and shapres of the 365 Defender suite. This will help you to connect the dots and create the intelligence that you need. I really hope that this blog will be informative to you

Defender for Cloud

Defender for Cloud is a Cloud-native application protection platform based on Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP).

Defender for Cloud offers multiple Defender plans:

  • Defender for Servers
  • Defender for App Service
  • Defender for Database
  • Defender for Storage
  • Defender for Containers
  • Defender for Key Vault
  • Defender for Resource Manager
  • Defender for DNS
  • Defender CSPM

Defender for Servers

The Defender for Servers plan, a component of Defender for Cloud, offers two pricing tiers: P1 and P2. The P1 tier concentrates on a select range of defensive measures, predominantly emphasizing Defender for Endpoint technology. In contrast, the P2 tier encompasses the comprehensive range of enhanced security features from Defender for Cloud. This includes threat detection at the network layer, File Integrity Monitoring (FIM), the Qualys vulnerability assessment, and a complimentary data ingestion allowance of 500MB

P1=$5 Server / Month
P2=$15 Server / Month

Both P1/ P2 contain all features of Defender for Endpoint P2 (Except the vulnerability management add-on which is only part of the Defender for Servers P2, is in MDE available as an add-on)

Defender for Endpoint

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) is a comprehensive solution for preventing, detecting, and automating the investigation and response to threats against endpoints.

Once the integration of Defender for Endpoint is activated in Defender for Cloud, machines will be provisioned accordingly. This setup and installation process is facilitated through Azure Policies, which include the onboarding script along with additional configurations. As a result, the MDE.Windows and MDE.Linux Virtual Machine (VM) extensions are deployed for systems running Windows Server 2012 R2 and later versions.

Azure Arc

Azure Arc serves as a link that extends Azure’s capabilities to on-premises environments and other cloud platforms, such as AWS and GCP. To connect servers with Azure Arc, it’s necessary to utilize Azure Arc-enabled servers and install the Azure Connected Machine agent on supported systems.

1: In Defender for Cloud
2: Is the plan Defender for Servers P1 or P2 enabled
3: Which onboards Defender for Endpoint P2 via Azure Policy

License for Defender for Endpoint is part of the Defender for Server plan – no additional license purchasing is needed.

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