We performed a comparison between Microsoft Defender for Business and Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Microsoft Security Suite solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Microsoft Defender for Business is good for small and medium-sized businesses. It offers solid security flexibility and integration with tools like Microsoft Lighthouse and some other software. It takes some of the features of Defender for Endpoint EDR and provides those services for small and medium-sized business environments."
"It is scalable."
"The interface is quite user-friendly."
"A few things are valuable. One is the alerting we see when any kind of intrusion is happening, any kind of malware is being deployed across the endpoints, or any kind of suspicious activity is going on. We have a footprint across all of North America, Canada, and Mexico, so we want to make sure that all our endpoints are protected and we are able to look for any anomalous activity."
"If you're an Intune user, you can bring in certain capabilities like system-hardening policies, which further enhances the security."
"I rate Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention's stability a ten out of ten."
"Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention's responses are faster. Its installation is also reliable. The security score helps with the security part."
"The auto-labeling feature is definitely the most valuable feature. It goes in and labels the documents for you in different repositories. It covers the Outlook and Exchange repositories along with SharePoint and OneDrive. It is really helpful in those areas."
"One of the valuable features of Purview is the ability to create a legal hold on a user's account within the compliance portal. That's pretty useful when it comes to any litigation or if you want to redeem the content within a mailbox, OneDrive, or a generic public SharePoint site."
"We can use Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention to manage devices and site policies."
"The most valuable features are identifying sensitive data and issuing alerts."
"The product can block the uploads to cloud services."
"The product is easy to configure."
"Defender's threat protection should be fine-tuned to reduce false positives. It could be more targeted, reflecting a continuous evolution in detecting. Also, it could be easier to integrate into other environments."
"We faced some issues while running some applications on Mac."
"Defender's reporting is rather scattered, and its URL filtering mechanism doesn't really work."
"The security could always be improved."
"The biggest one is that Defender needs to be more proactive to the emerging threats. There can be tighter integration with email, especially how it integrates with our email system, which is the Microsoft Outlook suite. There should be the ability to react a lot quicker to emerging threats because sometimes, it takes a few days before some of these new threats are fully identified, and we need that to be a few hours."
"The AI advancements can improve the false positives."
"The solution should provide better integration with other systems."
"They do not provide language options beyond the ones already available, so our language option is missing."
"The scalability, in terms of the portal, could be more user-friendly. Sometimes I have faced difficulties in identifying the options."
"Technical support is awful."
"Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention's licensing is expensive."
"The platform can be challenging to navigate and has the potential for improvement."
"A site can have different containers where you store data. We have always wanted to apply compliance, labels, and policies at the container level, rather than to an outer shell or at the site level. That is something we have been looking forward to and I believe Microsoft is already planning something like that."
Microsoft Defender for Business is a new endpoint security solution that was designed especially for the small and medium-sized business (up to 300 employees). With this endpoint security solution, your company's devices are better protected from ransomware, malware, phishing, and other threats.
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Microsoft Defender for Business is ranked 21st in Microsoft Security Suite with 5 reviews while Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is ranked 12th in Microsoft Security Suite with 12 reviews. Microsoft Defender for Business is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Business writes "Quicker response time, improved security posture, and reduced alerts". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention writes "Integrates well, connects with iOS and Android devices, and takes into account critical regulations from around the world". Microsoft Defender for Business is most compared with Microsoft Defender for Office 365, HP Wolf Security, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Intune and SentinelOne Singularity Complete, whereas Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is most compared with Symantec Data Loss Prevention, Forcepoint Data Loss Prevention, Microsoft Intune, Amazon Macie and Zscaler Cloud DLP. See our Microsoft Defender for Business vs. Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention report.
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