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Microsoft Security Experts Arrives as a Human/Automated Cybersecurity Suite

Microsoft Security Experts is a new service combining Microsoft Defender components Experts for Hunting, Experts for XDR, and security services.


Security Experts has launched this week as a new service for enterprise customers. According to Microsoft, the new service category uses human input alongside security software to provide organizations with all-encompassing security protection.

The product was announced by Vasu Jakkal, Corporate Vice President, Security, Compliance, Identity, and Management at Microsoft. In a blog post, Jakkal revealed Experts is a combination of three new service components:

Experts for Hunting, Microsoft Defender Experts for XDR, and Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise.

The first component, Defender Experts for Hunting is designed for businesses with an existing security operations center. It will add assistance from Microsoft on top of the existing infrastructure to improve hunting for security threats. It covers Office 365 and cloud apps with Microsoft experts ready to provide consulting on handling threats.

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Defender Experts for XDR is also for existing security operations, helping to extend them (XDR means extended detection and response). With this service, organizations have a tool that detects threats and responds to them on Defender. This is both automated detection and human detection.

Lastly, Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise integrated threat hunting and XDR services with access from Microsoft security experts.

“Wherever you are in your security journey, Microsoft Security Experts will meet you there, whether you need additional security expertise, help with specific technologies, or guidance in navigating new security challenges,” says Jakkal. “Leveraging industry-leading technology, the best defenders from Microsoft and our partner community, and the most comprehensive threat intelligence in the world, we can build a safer world for everyone, together.”

Microsoft is also reminding customers that Jakkal and company CEO Satya Nadella will be speaking at the Microsoft Security Summit on May 12.

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Last Updated on December 17, 2022 6:38 pm CET

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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