Dec 07 2022
With the purpose of providing users with a baseline level of security, Microsoft made built-in protection for Microsoft Defender generally available on November 2022.
Built-in protection is turned on by default for the paid Microsoft Defender for Office 365 tenants.
The built-in protection enforces the Safe Links and Safe Attachments policy and prevents users from malicious phishing attempts & malicious software installations.
Lately, Microsoft rolled out the option to set exclusions for some users, groups, and domains. (This is not a recommended approach).
As part of built-in protection, Microsoft has turned on Tamper Protection, and it plans to add other default settings to built-in protection shortly.https://blog.admindroid.com/built-in-protection-for-microsoft-defender-is-now-generally-available/
Currently, Microsoft's introduction of various security features is paying off really well. Let’s hope for more best security settings from Microsoft in the future!