Manage Microsoft Defender in Windows client

Microsoft Endpoint Manager
Microsoft Configuration Manager
Microsoft Intune

This module explains the built-in security features of Windows clients and how to implement them using policies.

Learning objectives

After this module, you should be able to:

  • Describe Windows Security capabilities
  • Describe Windows Defender Credential Guard
  • Manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus
  • Manage Windows Defender Firewall
  • Manage Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security


  • Strong technical skills installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the Windows 10 OS or later
  • Strong understanding of computer networking, client security, and application concepts
  • Experience using Active Directory Domain Services