Posted by: kurtsh | September 10, 2022

RELEASE: Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting

ThreatHuntingMicrosoft Defender Experts for Hunting hits general availability to support organizations and their cybersecurity employees with proactive threat hunting.

Defender Experts for Hunting was created for customers who have a robust security operations center but want Microsoft to help them proactively hunt threats using Microsoft Defender data. Defender Experts for Hunting is a proactive threat hunting service that goes beyond the endpoint to hunt across endpoints, Microsoft Office 365, cloud applications, and identity.

Capabilities include:

  • Threat hunting and analysis—Defender Experts look deeper to expose advanced threats and identify the scope and impact of malicious activity associated with human adversaries or hands-on-keyboard attacks.
  • Defender Experts Notifications—Notifications show up as incidents in Microsoft 365 Defender, helping to improve your security operations’ incident response with specific information about the scope and method of entry.
  • Experts on Demand—Click the “Ask Defender Experts” button in the Microsoft 365 Defender portal to get expert advice about threats your organization is facing. You can ask for help on a specific incident, nation-state actor, or attack vector.
  • Hunter-trained AI—Defender Experts share their learning back into the automated tools they use to improve threat discovery and prioritization.
  • Reports—An interactive report summarizing what we hunted and what we found.

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