Posted by: kurtsh | June 25, 2020

RELEASE: Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (EDR) for Linux

imageToday we’re also excited to announce general availability of Microsoft Defender ATP for #Linux! Customers now get a truly unified security experience for the full spectrum of mobile, desktop, and server platforms.

Adding Linux into the existing selection of natively supported platforms by Microsoft Defender ATP marks an important moment for all our customers. It makes Microsoft Defender Security Center a truly unified surface for monitoring and managing security of the full spectrum of desktop and server platforms that are common across enterprise environments (Windows, Windows Server, macOS, and Linux).

Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux supports recent versions of the six most common Linux Server distributions:

  • RHEL 7.2+
  • CentOS Linux 7.2+
  • Ubuntu 16 LTS, or higher LTS
  • SLES 12+
  • Debian 9+
  • Oracle Linux 7.2

It can be deployed and configured using Puppet, Ansible, or using your existing Linux configuration management tool.

For more details, visit the announcement page at:


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