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    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a unified pre- & post-breach enterprise defense suite. It coordinates detection, prevention, investigation, & response across endpoints, identities, email, & applications to provide integrated protection against sophisticated attacks.

    With the shift to remote work, many organisations prioritise equipping their staffs with full-featured antivirus software to cope with cyber-attacks. It is essential as it can tackle sophisticated cyber-attacks by providing endpoint protection, detection and response, vulnerability management & mobile threat defense.

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    The complication of the threat landscape is escalating. Organisations with finite resources are constantly attempting to keep up while also ensuring that Zero Trust security strategy is put in place in response to ever changing threats and organisational expectations. Endpoint is one of the most targeted networks by advanced and complex malware or ransomware. Entering the second half of 2021, ransomware continued to persist and develop, causing a detrimental effect to the financial department. Therefore, organisations must put in place cyber security measures to protect themselves. Big businesses are not the only ones that are vulnerable, private and public sectors are also at risk of suffering cyber-attack impact.

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  • Guidance for businesses :

    • Have strong tools to safeguard employees and infrastructure.

      • Set up multi-layered defence systems and turn on multi-factor authentication (MFA) for WFH employees

    • With Microsoft Cloud App Security, enable endpoint protection and protect against shadow IT and unsanctioned app usage

    • Ensure employee guidelines are communicated clearly to employees

      • How to identify phishing attempts

      • Distinguishing between official communications and suspicious messages

      • Emails that violate company policy, and where these can be reported internally.

    • Choose reliable platforms like Microsoft Teams for meetings and file sharing (SharePoint & OneDrive) that ensures end-to-end encryption to safeguard your data.

    Guidance for individuals :

    • Update all devices with the latest security updates and always use an antivirus or anti-malware service.
    • Be alert to links and attachments, especially from unknown senders.
    • Connect to secured networks and maintain secure backups.
    • Use multi-factor authentication (MFA) on all accounts. Most online services provide a way to use your mobile device or other methods to authenticate users and protect your accounts in this way.
    • Get educated on how to recognize phishing attempts and report suspected encounters, including watching out for spelling and bad grammar, and suspicious links and attachments from people you do not know.
    • Do not give personal information unless required and use strong passwords.

    Read the Microsoft Digital Defense Report here:

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/microsoft-digital-defense-report

     

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