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Top Answer: Safe attachments, safe links, policies, and the ability to protect from zero-day threats are the most valuable features.
Top Answer: It has a simple interface to configure and manage. From the pricing point of view, like any other product in the market, there is scope for negotiation.
Top Answer: In some situations, it has not been able to pick impersonated emails having no attachments. Technical support definitely has a scope for improvement.
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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 protects all of Office 365 against advanced threats like business email compromise and credential phishing, and automatically investigates and remediates attacks. With Defender for O365 you get Integrated threat protection for all of Office 365 that gives you:

- Native protection for Office 365 with built-in protection that simplifies administration, lowers total cost of ownership, and boosts productivity.

- Unparalleled scale and effectiveness with powerful automated workflows to improve SecOps efficiency.

- A complete solution for collaboration that protects you from attacks across the kill chain.

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More than 90% of targeted attacks start with email—and these threats are always evolving. Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) helps you stay ahead of attackers with an innovative approach that detects, analyzes and blocks advanced threats before they reach your inbox. This includes ransomware and other advanced email threats delivered through malicious attachments and URLs. And zero-day threats, polymorphic malware, weaponized documents and phishing attacks. TAP provides adaptive controls to isolate the riskiest URL clicks. TAP also detects threats and risks in cloud apps, connecting email attacks related to credential theft or other attacks.

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Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is ranked 8th in Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with 4 reviews while Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection is ranked 22nd in Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is rated 8.6, while Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Office 365 writes "Essential security capabilities, plenty of email protection, and enhanced data loss prevention". On the other hand, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is most compared with Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection, Proofpoint Email Protection, Microsoft Exchange Online Protection, Fortinet FortiMail and Barracuda Email Security Gateway, whereas Proofpoint Targeted Attack Protection is most compared with IRONSCALES, McAfee Advanced Threat Defense and Bitdefender Sandbox Analyzer.

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