Microsoft Brings Windows 10-Exclusive Security Features to Windows 7 and 8.1
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 Microsoft has recently announced that Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) would become available on Windows 7 and 8.1 starting this summer, thus offering Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) on computers that aren’t running its latest OS version. With this release, Microsoft’s ultimate goal is to upgrade more enterprises to Windows 10 by letting them get a taste of what’s included in the new operating system. Windows Defender ATP EDR will provide admins with a rich insight into threats on their endpoints, giving them a clear look at how all computers in their organizations are protected, regardless of the Windows version. Windows Defender, the preferred AV solution Microsoft recommends companies to pair EDR with Windows Defender, despite admitted that it can “run side-by-side with third-party antivirus solutions,” as its in-house security product makes it possible for security teams to “see all malware detections and trigger response...
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