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posted by requerdanos on Thursday January 14 2021, @12:20AM   Printer-friendly
from the embrace-and-extend dept.

Microsoft announced today that Microsoft Defender for Endpoint's detection and response (EDR) capabilities are now generally available on Linux servers.

EDR capabilities allow admins and security teams to spot attacks targeting or involving Linux servers in their environments almost in real-time with the help of alerts automatically aggregated as incidents based on attacker techniques and attribution.

This adds to the already existing preventative antivirus capabilities and the centralized reporting features available to admins via the Microsoft Defender Security Center.

[...] "If you are already running Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (Linux) preventive AV in production, your devices will seamlessly receive the new EDR capability as soon as you update the agent to version 101.18.53 or higher," Microsoft Senior Product Manager Tomer Hevlin said.

Source: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/microsoft-releases-linux-endpoint-detection-and-response-features/

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  • (Score: 2) by Freeman on Thursday January 14 2021, @04:19PM

    by Freeman (732) on Thursday January 14 2021, @04:19PM (#1100107) Journal

    There's also a relevant scene in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights". The Rabbi they meet on their travels demonstrates the use of his circumcision device with a carrot. Just nip the tip.

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    Joshua 1:9 "Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee"
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