Defender Vulnerability Management GA in government cloud
Published Apr 01 2024 09:00 AM 2,032 Views

Microsoft has established itself as a leading solution for vulnerability risk management (VRM) by leveraging its industry-leading threat intelligence and security expertise. Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management covers the end-to-end VRM lifecycle to identify, assess, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities across platforms and workloads.  Making it an ideal tool for an expanded attack surface taking advantage of our context-aware, risk-based prioritization breach likelihood predictions and business contexts to prioritize vulnerabilities across their portfolio of managed and unmanaged devices.  




Figure: Platform and workload coverage in Defender Vulnerability Management


We are excited to announce that on 1 April, 2024 all Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management capabilities are available to government cloud customers.

Organizations across commercial, education and government environments can now get the complete set of capabilities for their environment. Defender Vulnerability Management has both core and premium capabilities where the core capabilities are included as part of Defender for Endpoint P2 and premium capabilities available as an add-on. For organizations that are not yet on Defender for Endpoint Plan 2 we also provide a standalone offer that includes both core and premium. Organizations looking for server protection for their hybrid cloud environment the vulnerability management core capabilities are available in Defender for Servers plan 1 and premium capabilities in Defender for Servers plan 2.



Figure: Availability of core and premium capabilities across offerings that include Defender Vulnerability Management for endpoints and servers.


More information about the Defender Vulnerability Management premium capabilities now available in GCC, GCC-High and DOD in these blogs: 


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