Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is gradually replacing the legacy Endpoint Protection product, but the latter is better for some specific scenarios and environments.
New remote access technology for iOS, iPadOS, and Android in preview; requires new infrastructure and integrates with Microsoft 365 authentication.
Microsoft’s antivirus offerings for recent versions of Windows Server reflect those of Windows client but differ slightly at the top tier.
Illustration shows high-level perspective of how Microsoft’s antimalware technologies interweave.
Multiple Microsoft antimalware offerings are available for Windows clients, ranging from unmanaged consumer offerings to top-tier enterprise services, making feature comparisons difficult.
Defender improvements address protection, detection, and response to advanced persistent threats, but may cost more for full coverage and management
Roadmap for Endpoint Protection antimalware software.
Customers may need to change their firewall allowed sites to remain protected by an important addition to antimalware products