Enterprises migrating to or already on Windows 10 have the perfect opportunity to greatly improve their security profile and simplify operations at the same time – without incurring more costs. The key is fully leveraging the integrated Windows 10 security tools while adding innovative cyber defense technology purpose built to provide a critical protection layer against advanced memory attacks, exploits, fileless attacks, zero-days and evasive malware. Those integrated security tools include Windows Defender antivirus and that disruptive technology is Morphisec’s Moving Target Defense.The need for faster, easier and more deterministic threat prevention is essential not only to reduce risk but to reduce the operational overhead that comes with detecting, analyzing and remediating threats. If you prevent attacks from getting into your organization in the first place, then your attack dwell time collapses to zero – no response required. The difficulty here is unknown advanced attacks that are engineered to bypass defenses. Morphisec uses Moving Target Defense to preemptively prevent unknown evasive attacks, exploits, fileless attacks, browser threats and zero days – the kind of threats that are responsible for most breaches.
Leverage and Expand on Your Built-In Windows 10 Security
Too many security products have overlapping functionality that adds unnecessary complexity and cost. By replacing legacy antivirus products with free integrated Windows Defender antivirus and adding Morphisec for a critical layer of advanced attack protection, you can make your organization far safer and more operationally efficient at no added cost.
Windows Defender AV delivers leading file-based protection and heuristics, along with cloud look-ups to detect recently discovered malware. Because Windows Defender is already embedded within the Windows 10 OS, switching from third party antivirus is as simple as turning on features from within Windows 10 and patching/updating become a non-barrier to continuous protection.
Morphisec is powered by Moving Target Defense, a highly innovative cyber defense technology that makes the targets of attacks dynamic and unpredictable, so threats are unable to execute. It prevents unknown zero-days and evasive attacks at their very earliest stages, without needing to identify, detect or hunt for threats. It’s lightweight to deploy, does not require internet connectivity, easy to manage and has no impact on endpoint performance.
Combined, they deliver a superior, streamlined protection stack for security conscious, budget conscious, and operationally conscious security and IT teams.
Get Visibility into All Threats
One barrier to adoption of Windows Defender Antivirus has been its lack of integrated reporting for visibility into the attacks it prevents. Morphisec has remedied this with our new Defender AV integration, which consolidates Defender AV threats into the Morphisec management dashboard for visibility across all alerts.
Note: Morphisec recently previewed this integration at Ivanti Interchange 2019. Contact one of our security experts for information about general availability.
Note: A variation of this article originally appeared on the Ivanti blog site.