Microsoft Defender for Endpoint - Latest updates December 2023
🔥Microsoft is on a roll with all the new updates announced in the month of December. Today, I will be sharing the most important updates made in December for Defender for Endpoint.🔥
1️⃣ Defender for Endpoint plug-in for Windows Subsystem for Linux is now in public preview.
🔹This plug-in enables Defender for Endpoint to provide more visibility into all running WSL containers, by plugging into the isolated subsystem.
2️⃣ Microsoft Defender Core service is now available for consumers and is planned to begin rolling out to enterprise customers in early 2024.
3️⃣ Simplified security settings management is now generally available (GA).
🔹The portal now offers:
✔️New streamlined security settings management in the Defender portal by removing the dependency on the Microsoft Intune admin center. The portal now offers:
✔️Native support for Linux, and macOS by removing the dependency on 3rd party tools.
✔️Easy and reliable device enrolment by removing the dependency on Microsoft Entra ID.
4️⃣Mixed licensing for Defender for Endpoint is now generally available.
5️⃣Defender for Endpoint P1 is now supported for US Government customers.
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