As a continuation of Microsoft’s standardisation and integration of their security products across Microsoft 365 and Azure, several other products have now “completed” the name change branding to “Defender” in line with others which moved across earlier this year.
This is the currently “Defender” line up as of Dec 2021.
|Previous Name||New Name|
|Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS)||Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps|
|Microsoft Threat Protection||Microsoft 365 Defender|
|Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection||Microsoft Defender for Endpoint|
|Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection||Microsoft Defender for Office 365|
|Azure Advanced Threat Protection||Microsoft Defender for Identity|
|Azure Defender for IoT||Microsoft Defender for IoT|
|Azure Sentinel||Microsoft Sentinel|
|Azure Security Center + Azure Defender||Microsoft Defender for Cloud|
|Azure Defender for Storage||Microsoft Defender for Storage|
Microsoft’s comprehensive and extensive range of security products and suites are designed to protect organisations from threats across devices, identities, apps, email, data, and cloud workloads.
Microsoft Sentinel is a cloud-native SIEM tool;
Microsoft 365 Defender provides XDR capabilities for end-user environments (email, documents, identity, apps, and endpoint); and
Microsoft Defender for Cloud provides XDR capabilities for infrastructure and multi-cloud platforms including virtual machines, databases, containers, and IoT.