When you hear about Microsoft adding security apps to M365, it’s often the business versions. But the pandemic has changed the way that we see the workplace.
It’s now a world made up of several connected “mini-offices” located in employee homes. 55% of employees use their own devices and software to work from home.
The latest security offering by Microsoft is not for business plans. It’s for Personal and Family users of Microsoft 365.
The Basics of Microsoft Defender for Individuals Microsoft Defender is a new app that Microsoft 365 subscribers can download. It brings many digital protections together into one dashboard.
These include the following:
Online Security Visibility
Microsoft Defender gives you visibility into the security status of all your devices.
The app includes extra protections from online threats.
Real-Time Alerts & Recommendations
It provides real-time alerts for security. These also come with recommended actions.
What Devices Can Use It?
• Windows: Windows 10 version 19041.0 and higher
• Mac: Intel Macs from Catalina 10.15 and higher, and Apple silicon-based devices from 11.2.3 and up
• iPhone: iOS 13.0 or later
• Android: Android OS 6.0 or later
Download it for free. Just search for Microsoft Defender for Individuals on the top right.
Not quite sure this program is for you? Give us a call today so we can evaluate your needs.