CrowdStrike Falcon® for Defender*

Secure Microsoft Defender deployments

Industry-leading protection from attacks that bypass Microsoft Defender for added peace of mind.

Trusted protection from the unrivaled leader in detection and response

Demand more from your cybersecurity with CrowdStrike Falcon for Defender. We spot the threats that bypass Microsoft Defender, deployed silently alongside Microsoft’s agent for peace of mind with a lower total cost of ownership.

Deploy instantly, secure confidently

CrowdStrike deploys quickly alongside Microsoft Defender, giving you independent and consistent protection from the leader in stopping breaches.

Find missed attacks with trusted detections

See threats that Microsoft Defender misses with CrowdStrike’s proven, AI-powered detections enriched with industry-leading threat intelligence.

Get peace of mind with 24/7 expert hunting

Our expertise is your expertise. Harness the power of elite threat hunters working 24/7 to proactively detect threats that bypass Microsoft Defender.

Stop the breach with surgical response

Eradicate the sophisticated threats found by either Microsoft Defender or CrowdStrike, directly from the Falcon platform. Take direct endpoint action, fleet-wide response, or leverage native no-code workflow automation to shutdown attacks at scale.

Unsurpassed security from a proven leader

Security needs to work. In head-to-head comparisons, CrowdStrike excels. 100% protection. 100% visibility. 100% analytic detection coverage. CrowdStrike leads the pack in detecting adversary techniques.
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Trust the market leader validated by every
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Named a Leader

Gartner names CrowdStrike a Leader for the fourth consecutive time in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Endpoint Protection Platforms.

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Named a Leader

Forrester names CrowdStrike a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Detection and Response Providers, Q2 2022.

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Named a Leader

Forrester names CrowdStrike a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Endpoint Security, Q4 2023.

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Featured resources

Solution Brief

Falcon for Defender Solution Brief



CrowdStrike vs. The Competition

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Interactive Demo of the Falcon platform

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Real Time Response Demo

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*Microsoft and Defender are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. CrowdStrike is not affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by Microsoft.
CrowdStrike Falcon for Defender may not be combined with any other CrowdStrike Offerings and this offer is only valid as long as the customer remains an active Microsoft Defender user. Falcon for Defender will be available in early summer.
**This section includes forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements concerning the expected timing of product and feature availability, the benefits and capabilities of our current and future products and services, and our strategic plans and objectives. Such statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties and actual results could differ from those statements. Any future products, functionality and services may be abandoned or delayed, and customers should make decisions to purchase products and services based on features that are currently available.