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View Protection History of Windows Defender in Windows 10

View Protection History of Windows Defender in Windows 10

Recent versions of Windows 10 come with an app called Windows Security. Formerly known as "Windows Defender Security Center", this application is intended to help the user control his security and privacy settings in a clear and useful way. Starting in Windows 10 Build 18305, the app allows viewing the protection history easily.

Enable or Disable Tamper Protection in Windows 10

Enable or Disable Tamper Protection in Windows 10

Recent versions of Windows 10 come with an app called Windows Security. Formerly known as "Windows Defender Security Center", this application is intended to help the user control his security and privacy settings in a clear and useful way. Starting in Windows 10 Build 18305, the app comes with a Tamper Protection feature.

Enable Windows Defender Sandbox in Windows 10

Enable Windows Defender Sandbox in Windows 10

Windows Defender is the built-in security solution in Windows 10. It provides basic protection against threats. Earlier versions of Windows like Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Vista also had it but it was less efficient previously as it only scanned spyware and adware. In Windows 8 and Windows 10, Defender is based on the Microsoft Security Essentials app which offers better protection by adding full blown protection against all kinds of malware. Recently, Microsoft made it possible to run Windows Defender Antivirus in a sandbox.

Windows 10: View Security Providers in Windows Security

Windows 10: View Security Providers in Windows Security

Starting with Windows 10 Build 17704, you can quickly see available security providers (including antivirus, firewall, and web protection) in Windows Security. A new page called Security Providers in the Windows Security app provides quick access to installed security apps, reported issues, and more.

Windows Defender in Windows 10 gets Advanced Threat Protection

Windows Defender in Windows 10 gets Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft is working to help businesses remain protected from serious threats besides vulnerabilities. A new feature of Windows Defender will land in Windows 10 soon which will be aimed at protecting users from security and privacy breaches across endpoints and data thefts besides hack attacks.