Differences Between SCEP and Windows Defender

Question:

  • What is the difference between System Center Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender?

Explanation:

System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and Windows Defender / Security Essentials are basically the same applications.

SCEP is an enterprise-supported application which allows IT administrators to have granular control over settings and ensure security policy is enforced.

Both Windows Defender/Security Essentials and SCEP receive the same updates for definitions from Windows System Update Server.

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Details

Article ID: 50011
Created
Mon 3/12/18 11:05 AM
Modified
Tue 7/2/19 12:33 PM