Posted by: kurtsh | December 9, 2019

RELEASE: MacOS EDR now available through Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

imageWe are excited to announce that Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) endpoint and detection response (EDR) capabilities for macOS devices are now generally available. We are extending Microsoft Defender ATP capabilities into non-Windows platforms in line with our commitment to build security solutions not just for Microsoft, but also from Microsoft. Customers can expect the same familiar investigation experience, the same solid backend, and the same consistent progression of features coupled with excellent performance that have historically been Microsoft Defender ATP’s signature.

Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac was designed and is continuously enhanced in collaboration with our customers. Getting customer feedback in our development process is critical to ensuring we create products our customers love. Our design partners, who influence our priorities, asked for competitive detection coverage with a unified investigation experience under strict performance requirements. With that in mind, the Microsoft Defender ATP team is now delivering core EDR functionality for macOS.

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