Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Overview

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is the #13 ranked solution in our list of top Advanced Threat Protection tools. It is most often compared to Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection: Microsoft Defender for Office 365 vs Mimecast Email Security with Targeted Threat Protection

What is Microsoft Defender for Office 365?

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 - Built-in protection simplifies administration, lowers total cost of ownership, and boosts productivity.

-Industry leading AI and automation - Unparalleled scale and effectiveness with powerful automated workflows improve SecOps efficiency.

-A comprehensive approach - A complete solution for collaboration protects organizations from attacks across the kill chain.

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

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Buyer's Guide

Download the Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Buyer's Guide including reviews and more. Updated: February 2021

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Pricing Advice

What users are saying about Microsoft Defender for Office 365 pricing:
  • "It's a user-base subscription."

Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Reviews

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Information Technology Manager at a performing arts with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5
Jan 17, 2021
Easy to set up with no configuration required, and the support is good

What is our primary use case?

We are using it with Laptops that go directly to the end-user. We used the Defender because it was already there.

Pros and Cons

  • "The good part is that you don't have to configure it, which is very convenient."
  • "We need a separate license and we don't know how to get the license that is required."

What other advice do I have?

I feel Defender is a product that is good enough, especially for small to medium-size businesses. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.