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Enterprise IoT Security now included in E5


To help organizations achieve a more holistic endpoint security strategy that traverses both IT and eIoT devices easily, we are thrilled to announce that the eIoT security capabilities of Microsoft Defender for IoT are now included with Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security plans at no additional cost for new and existing customers.


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Enterprise IoT security now included with Microsoft 365 E5 blog post.





This enhancement empowers security teams to:

  • Eliminate critical blind spots by discovering unmanaged enterprise IoT devices.
  • Identify anomalies across the enterprise IoT device estate with continuous monitoring.
  • Harden posture across enterprise IoT with vulnerability assessments with actionable guidance to help remediate at-risk device.


What's Changing?

  • Defender for IoT’s EIoT is transitioning from a consumption-based payment model in the Azure portal to a per-device, per-month licensing model as an integral part of Microsoft 365.
  • It is now accessible to both new and existing customers of Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security. The new license includes coverage for up to five enterprise IoT devices per eligible user license at no additional cost.


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