Microsoft Threat Protection can protect Windows systems and Office 365 users on many levels, but the licensing requirements can be confusing.
have a love-hate relationship with Microsoft Threat Protection (MTP). I really love the concept, the platform and the parts that make up MTP. It gives you an overview of everything – from users’ systems to Azure cloud assets – in a single window. Microsoft Threat Protection consists of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Microsoft Office 365 ATP, Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure ATP.
What I hate about MTP are the license requirements. Each part requires at least one specific license. You may need to expand the scope of the reports to collect information only from those users who are licensed for that feature. Read the Microsoft 365 Licensing Guide before proceeding. For example, to license the workstations for what was formerly called Windows ATP and is now called Microsoft Defender ATP, you need a license for Windows 10 Enterprise E5, Windows 10 Education A5, Microsoft 365 E5 (M365 E5, which includes Windows 10 Enterprise E5 ) or Microsoft 365 A5 (M365 A5).
Microsoft Defender ATP
Microsoft Defender ATP licensing opens up several features that provide additional information and guidance when it comes to a …
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