Microsoft today has taken the wraps off its plans to bolster security for its next major Windows 10 update, the Creators Update which is due in 2017. Enhanced capabilities will deliver in the following areas:
- Enriched Detection – With the Creators Update we will expand Windows Defender ATP sensors to detect threats that persist only in memory or kernel level exploits. This will enable IT administrators to monitor loaded drivers and in-memory activities, and to detect various patterns of injection, reflective loading, and in-memory modifications indicating potential kernel exploits.
- Enriched Intelligence – In the Creators Update, we’ll enable IT administrators to feed their own intelligence into the Windows Security Center for alerts on activities based on their own indicators of compromise.
- Enhanced Remediation – We will also deliver new remediation actions in Windows Defender ATP that will give IT administrators the tools to isolate machines, collect forensics, kill and clean running processes and quarantine or block files with a single click in the Windows Security Center and further reduce response time.
Additionally, Microsoft has used the announcement to state that Windows 10 adoption in Enterprises has increased by threefold over the last six months, touts the new differential updating system, and highlights improved management capabilities.
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