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Microsoft Announces General Availability Of Microsoft Defender For Business Designed To Boost Small And Medium Business (Smb) Security
Microsoft News, May 2nd, 2022
May 2, 2022,
Volume 290, Issue 1

One in four small to medium-sized businesses has experienced a security breach in the past year and lacks the resources of large enterprises to protect themselves

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability (GA) of the stand-alone version of Microsoft Defender for Business. Defender for Business brings enterprise-grade endpoint security to SMBs, including endpoint detection and response capabilities to protect against ransomware and other sophisticated cyberthreats.

In April 2022, Microsoft surveyed more than 150 small and medium businesses in an online quantitative survey in the U.S. to better understand changing SMB security needs. The survey found that more than 70% of SMBs think cyberthreats are becoming more of a business risk. That concern is well-founded - nearly one in four SMBs surveyed reported experiencing a security breach in the past year.

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