Microsoft Defender will soon be much better at stopping corporate cyberattacks

The company has announced that many of the advanced features of Microsoft 365 Defender, first announced last year as a way to stop ransomware and BEC attacks, have now gone into public preview.

The features, called “automated disruptions,” use “high-confidence extended detection and response (XDR) signals across endpoints, identities, email, and SaaS applications,” Microsoft explained, saying they’ll help “quickly and effectively stop active attacks safety”. .