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M365 Business Premium - Defender for Business

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Hi Everyone,


I'm having some difficulty and was hoping you could help me with my question.


Does the Defender for Business included with M365 Business Premium have any kind of Vulnerability Scanner? Specifically, does it report vulnerabilities in third-party applications installed on endpoints?


I know that Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management is available as a standalone product and as an add-on for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 2 customers. From what I’ve researched, Defender for Business includes some features of Defender for Endpoint Plan 2.


How does this compare to M365 Business Premium? It seems to me that while some features are included, it isn't the full Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Plan 2 experience.



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Hi @EricBBB,


It is indeed true that a stripped-down version of this add-on is included with Business Premium. Namely Vulnerability Management Core.


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What exactly this includes I would like to refer you to: Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management plannen en mogelijkheden vergelijken - Microsoft Defende...


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M365 Business Premium includes Defender for Plan 1 & Plan 2. I am working with this & all functions are included. Also the Vulnerability Scanner.