Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management is a security solution offered by Microsoft that helps organizations identify and manage potential vulnerabilities in their external attack surface. It provides tools and insights to monitor and secure digital assets that are exposed to external threats.
With Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management, organizations can gain visibility into their public-facing assets, such as web applications and APIs. It identifies potential security risks, misconfigurations, and vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers. By proactively assessing the external attack surface, organizations can take corrective actions to reduce the risk of successful attacks.
The solution offers automated discovery and continuous monitoring of external assets, analyzing their exposure to the internet and assessing their security posture. It provides actionable recommendations and guidance to address identified vulnerabilities and strengthen the overall security posture of the organization.
Microsoft Defender External Attack Surface Management helps organizations protect against various external threats, including reconnaissance, enumeration, and potential exploitation. By effectively managing the external attack surface, organizations can enhance their security defenses, reduce the likelihood of successful attacks, and safeguard their digital assets.