Microsoft Defender Antivirus Performance Analyzer

Quite often I hear people complain about the performance impact of Microsoft Defender Antivirus on their system, and it’s often very difficult to troubleshoot. Microsoft just announced that as of September, they will introduce a new performance analyzer tool. The tool itself does not require any additional components and can be run from Windows PowerShell: … Read more

Microsoft Introduces Defender for Endpoint P1

Today Microsoft announced they are introducing a new Defender for Endpoint P1 license. Defender for Endpoint has been available for some time already, as part of the Microsoft 365 E5, Windows Enterprise E5 or Microsoft 365 Security E5 licenses. Microsoft will make a subset of capabilities available as part of the P1 license, supporting client … Read more

Native Apple M1 version of Defender for Endpoint Announced

For enterprises relying on Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft announced that it will now run natively on Apple M1. Microsoft’s Helen Allas wrote in a blog post: “We are thrilled to announce that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on Mac now natively supports Apple’s M1 chip-based devices!“. According to Microsoft, version 101.40.84 and higher of Defender … Read more