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"The most valuable features of this solution are the vulnerability assessments and the glossary of compliance.""The most valuable features are ransomware protection and access controls. The solution has helped us secure some folders on our systems from unauthorized modifications."

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"We've found the pricing to be reasonable.""It has the feature to track an attack back. If there is an incident or an attack occurs, you can get a bird's eye view of that attack. You can see how the attackers came in and how they managed the attack. You can trace an attack. If you are giving a presentation to the management, you can easily show it to them in a live environment how the attackers came, which is amazing."

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"As an analyst, there is no way to configure or create a playbook to automate the process of flagging suspicious domains.""The solution could improve by being more intuitive and easier to use requiring less technical knowledge."

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"The solution lacks compatibility with other products. It needs to integrate better with other surrounding solutions.""It should integrate with more tools. There are a lot of tools that can do the PTP dump."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Azure Defender is a bit pricey. The price could be lower.""The price of the solution is good for the features we receive and there is an additional cost for Microsoft premier support. However, some of my potential customers have found it to be expensive and have gone on to choose another solution."

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"It is costly. It is not that affordable for a small organization. Only big organizations can afford it. It is a new feature that has been added, so its price is fair. Its licensing is probably subscription-based. It is for one or two years."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features of this solution are the vulnerability assessments and the glossary of compliance.
Top Answer: Azure Defender is a bit pricey. The price could be lower.
Top Answer: As an analyst, there is no way to configure or create a playbook to automate the process of flagging suspicious domains. Azure Defender does not have this capability and that is one of the features… more »
Top Answer: We've found the pricing to be reasonable.
Top Answer: The pricing is quite good. It's not too expensive.
Top Answer: The reporting could be better. We've had some reporting issues in the past. It would be ideal if they could improve it and make it more robust. The solution lacks compatibility with other products. It… more »
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Azure Defender, integrated with Azure Security Center, delivers Azure and hybrid cloud workload protection and security, including virtual machines, databases, containers, IoT, and more. With Azure Defender, you can:

- Protect hybrid data that’s hosted in Azure, on premises, or in other clouds and detect unusual attempts to access Azure Storage

- Scan container images for vulnerabilities in Azure Container Registry. Protect Azure Kubernetes Service instances

- Safeguard Windows servers and clients and protect Linux servers. Assess application vulnerabilities in virtual machines

- Monitor the security state of your hybrid cloud workloads via one console. Use Azure Arc to extend coverage to workloads outside Azure

To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security and Compliance Community.

AI and expert security analytics
Powerful AI and expert security analytics correlate data from customer environments and Trend Micro’s global threat intelligence to deliver fewer, higher-fidelity alerts, leading to better, early detection.

Beyond the endpoint
Connecting email, endpoint, server, cloud workloads, and networks provides a broader perspective and a better context to identify threats more easily and contain them more effectively.

Complete Visibility
One console with one source of prioritized, optimized alerts supported with guided investigation simplifies the steps to achieving a full understanding of the attack path and impact on the organization.

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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider21%
Media Company5%
Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company25%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Azure Defender is ranked 5th in Extended Detection and Response (XDR) with 2 reviews while Trend Micro XDR is ranked 4th in Extended Detection and Response (XDR) with 2 reviews. Azure Defender is rated 8.0, while Trend Micro XDR is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Azure Defender writes "Effective ransomware feature, useful file system protection, and stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Trend Micro XDR writes "Provides amazing capability to trace an attack back and has good performance, stability, and scalability". Azure Defender is most compared with Amazon GuardDuty, Azure Security Center, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, Microsoft 365 Defender and Trend Micro Cloud One Workload Security, whereas Trend Micro XDR is most compared with CrowdStrike Falcon, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Fortinet FortiEDR, Kaspersky Endpoint Detection and Response and SentinelOne.

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