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Microsoft 365 Defender - what you need to know


The Microsoft 365 Defender portal combines protection, detection, investigation, and response to email, collaboration, identity, device, and app threats, in a central place.


This single pane of glass brings together functionality from existing Microsoft security portals, like the Microsoft 365 Defender portal and the Office 365 Security & Compliance center. The Microsoft 365 Defender portal emphasizes quick access to information, simpler layouts, and bringing related information together for easier use. It includes:

  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Microsoft Defender for Office 365 helps organizations secure their enterprise with a set of prevention, detection, investigation and hunting features to protect email, and Office 365 resources.


  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint delivers preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response for devices in your organization.
  • Microsoft 365 Defender is part of Microsoft’s Extended Detection and Response (XDR) solution that leverages the Microsoft 365 security portfolio to automatically analyze threat data across domains, and build a picture of an attack on a single dashboard.
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps is a comprehensive cross-SaaS and PaaS solution bringing deep visibility, strong data controls, and enhanced threat protection to your cloud apps.

If you need information about what's changed from the Office 365 Security & Compliance center or the Microsoft 365 Defender portal, see:



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