Effective September 22, 2020, Microsoft are consolidating their threat protection products under the Microsoft Defender brand, delivering two experiences: Microsoft 365 Defender for end-user environments, and Azure Defender for cloud and hybrid infrastructures.
Microsoft 365 Defender prevents, detects and responds to threats across identities, endpoints, cloud apps, email and documents in end-user environments, and consists of the following rebranded products:
- Microsoft 365 Defender (previously Microsoft Threat Protection)
- Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (previously Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection)
- Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (previously Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection)
- Microsoft Defender for Identity (previously Azure Advanced Threat Protection)
Azure Defender delivers capabilities to protect multi-cloud and hybrid workloads including virtual machines, databases, containers and Internet of Things (IoT), and is an evolution of the Azure Security Center threat protection capabilities, consisting of:
- Azure Defender for Servers (previously Azure Security Center Standard Edition)
- Azure Defender for IoT (previously Azure Security Center for IoT)
- Azure Defender for SQL (previously Advanced Threat Protection for SQL)
For more information, please find the announcement here: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/?p=91813.
For further details, please watch the explanation video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klGmsu3LK4M&feature=youtu.be.