Microsoft Defender Antivirus (MDAV), known as Windows Defender Antivirus before the Windows 10 May 2020 update, is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows. MDAV continually scans for malware, viruses, and advanced security threats.
In addition to this real-time protection, updates are downloaded automatically to help keep your device safe and protect it from threats. More businesses use MDAV over any other to prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to advanced threats. Recent market share calculations show that Microsoft alone holds over 30% of the market in endpoint protection and is expected to continue to grow exponentially.
When approaching a rollout of MDAV or conducting a security assessment of the existing environment for your organization, it can be difficult to know where to start. A just-published ebook aims to give you confidence in optimizing the protection for your endpoint environment with MDAV: 10 Tips to Boost Microsoft Defender Antivirus Security.
The 10 tips included in the eBook include some basic, intermediate, and advanced tips designed to boost Microsoft Defender AV, such as:
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