Why Windows Defender Antivirus is the most deployed in the enterprise

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Offline Bugbatter

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Did you read that Windows Defender recently received perfect scores in independent testing?
This blog explains how it was achieved.

"...The short answer is that we completely redesigned our antivirus solutions for both Windows 7 and Windows 10 from the ground up..."

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/microsoftsecure/2018/03/22/why-windows-defender-antivirus-is-the-most-deployed-in-the-enterprise/

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Re: Why Windows Defender Antivirus is the most deployed in the enterprise
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2018, 07:55:34 PM »
Nice summary.

I've been following the rehabilitation of Windows Defender/MSE over the past 2 years with satisfaction. For home users, (especially the non-tech) I have no problem recommending MS AV protection as equal to the best paid AVs.

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Re: Why Windows Defender Antivirus is the most deployed in the enterprise
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2018, 08:38:54 PM »
Thank you for your comment, joe53.  I agree.  It seems that once a week or more I recommend my favorite combination to someone: Defender + Malwarebytes Pro.

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