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Microsoft Defender for Cloud protects your Azure and hybrid resources. Microsoft uses a wide variety of physical, infrastructure, and operational controls to help secure Azure—but there are additional actions you need to take to help safeguard your workloads. Turn on Azure Security Center to strengthen your cloud security posture. Within Azure Security Center, use Azure Defender to protect your hybrid cloud workloads. With Azure Security Center, you can:
- Assess and visualize the security state of your resources in Azure, on-premises, and in other clouds with Azure Secure Score
- Simplify enterprise compliance and view your compliance against regulatory requirements
- Protect all your hybrid cloud workloads with Azure Defender, which is integrated with Security Center
- Use AI and automation to cut through false alarms, quickly identify threats, and streamline threat investigation
To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.
Symantec Cloud Workload Protection for Storage helps to protect AWS S3 buckets, enabling secure adoption of containers and serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda. Symantec’s suite of anti-malware technologies, including advanced machine learning and reputation analysis, help to discover and remediate known and unknown threats to keep cloud storage clean. Automatic, scheduled, and on-demand scanning modes enable full-time protection to inspect files as they are uploaded, downloaded, or modified. S3 bucket security posture, alerts, and events are viewed in the single CWP console.
Microsoft Defender for Cloud is ranked 2nd in Cloud Workload Security with 24 reviews while Symantec Storage Protection is ranked 20th in Cloud Workload Security. Microsoft Defender for Cloud is rated 8.0, while Symantec Storage Protection is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Defender for Cloud writes "Provides good recommendations and makes policy administration easy". On the other hand, Microsoft Defender for Cloud is most compared with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, Amazon GuardDuty, Trend Micro XDR, Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks and Trend Micro Cloud One Workload Security, whereas Symantec Storage Protection is most compared with Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, McAfee Cloud Workload Security and Amazon GuardDuty.
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