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Unlock Premium Protection with Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management – Now Generally Available!

Exploring the Premium Capabilities of Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management
Introduction
Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management is a cloud-based service that helps organizations protect their on-premises and cloud resources from threats. With its comprehensive set of features, Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management is an effective tool for identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in an organization’s IT systems. In this blog, we will explore the premium capabilities of Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management that enable organizations to further strengthen their security posture.

Core Capabilities
Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management offers a range of core capabilities that are designed to help organizations identify, assess and mitigate security risks. These core capabilities include:

* Vulnerability scanning – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides an automated scan of the organization’s IT systems to identify any known vulnerabilities. The scan results provide detailed information about the security posture of the organization and can be used to prioritize remediation efforts.
* Vulnerability assessment – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides an in-depth assessment of the organization’s security posture and identifies any existing vulnerabilities. The assessment also provides recommendations for how to mitigate the identified vulnerabilities.
* Threat intelligence – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides an up-to-date view of the threat landscape, allowing organizations to stay ahead of emerging threats. This threat intelligence helps organizations to better understand the risks they face and take appropriate action.
* Remediation – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides detailed guidance on how to remediate identified vulnerabilities. The guidance includes best practices, instructions on how to apply patches, and recommendations on how to configure systems to minimize risk.
* Reporting – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides comprehensive reports that provide a snapshot of the organization’s security posture. These reports can be used to track the progress of remediation efforts, identify trends, and assess the overall security posture of the organization.

Premium Capabilities
Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management also provides a range of premium capabilities to further enhance the organization’s security posture. These premium capabilities include:

* Advanced threat protection – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides an advanced threat protection service that helps organizations stay ahead of emerging threats. This service provides real-time threat intelligence, automated incident response, and proactive security measures.
* Configuration management – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides an automated configuration management service that helps organizations ensure their IT systems are configured securely and in compliance with best practices. This service continuously monitors the organization’s IT systems to identify any configuration drift and takes corrective action to address any issues.
* Integrations – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides integrations with a range of third-party tools and services. These integrations allow organizations to integrate their existing security tools and services into the Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management platform, allowing for a more comprehensive view of their security posture.
* Consulting – Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management provides a team of experienced security consultants who can help organizations design and implement the most effective security strategy. These consultants can provide guidance on best practices, help organizations identify potential risks, and provide advice on how to mitigate those risks.

Conclusion
Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management is an effective tool for identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities in an organization’s IT systems. The core capabilities provide an effective baseline of security, while the premium capabilities enable organizations to further strengthen their security posture. By taking advantage of the premium capabilities of Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management, organizations can ensure their IT systems are secure and compliant with best practices.
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