Microsoft Defender Mind Map

Major Updates:

8/3/2022 – Version 1
8/4/2022 – Version 2
8/6/2022 – Add new mind map style
8/22/2022 – Added IoT and Defender Ninja Trainings
10/17/2022 – Added Ignite announcement updates

Are you trying to understand all the products that are part of the Microsoft Defender family?! I have created this Mind Map to help you with that. You can download the PDF at the end of this page.



The file contains the following links for reference.


Microsoft Defender for Cloud (MDC)

CSPM – Cloud Security Posture Management

CWP – Cloud Workload Protection

Defender for DevOps (preview)

  • Unify DevOps security management across multiple pipeline environments

Other Features & Integrations

Multi-Cloud Protection


Defender Ninja Trainings

M365 Defender

Defender for IoT

Defender for Cloud

Defender for Identity

Defender for Endpoint

Defender for Office 365

Defender for Cloud Apps

Defender for IoT



OT sensor cloud connection

Enterprise IoT Network Security

Defender for IOT Solution for Microsoft Sentinel

Microsoft 365 Defender (XDR)

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (MDA)

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE)

Microsoft Defender for Identity (MDI)

Microsoft Defender for Office (MDO)

Secure Score

Automatic Attack disruption

**Defender Experts for Hunting **

For customers who have a robust security operations center but want Microsoft to help them proactively hunt threats using Microsoft Defender data

Former RiskIQ

Defender Threat Intelligence (MDTI)

  • Maps the entire internet to expose threat actors and their infrastructure

Defender External Attack Surface Management (EASM)

  • Discover unknown and unmanaged resources that are visible and accessible from the internet (outside-in view)

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Tiago Souza

Tiago Souza

Security Technical Specialist
Cyber Security Technical Specialist at Microsoft | Cloud Security & Threat Protection | Blog content creator at CyberGeeks.Cloud - https://linktr.ee/tiagovf