Make Google Chrome more secure with Windows Defender Browser Protection.


Applies to:

Google Chrome


For those of us that use Microsoft Edge browser, we get the benefit of ‘additional security’.  Such as the virtualized container (sand-boxing) when using Microsoft Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG) with Microsoft Edge browser.


In order to help end-users that are using Google Chrome with an additional layer of security, our Microsoft Windows Defender team created a new plugin to prevent Phishing attacks.


Blocking Phishing attacks (socially engineered malware) using Microsoft Edge browser.  The following is how the different browsers have scored based on a 3rd party test:




Do you want to make your Google Chrome browser more secure?  Add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome browser.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/windows-defender-browser/bkbeeeffjjeopflfhgeknacdieedcoml



How to deploy it to your Enterprise environment?

Add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Chrome with Intune

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cbernier/2018/04/25/add-windows-defender-browser-protection-to-chrome-with-intune/



Thanks,

Yong


P.S.  More information:

What else can I do to make Google Chrome and/or Mozilla Firefox more secure?

You could extend “Windows Defender Smartscreen” to these two 3rd party browsers using “Windows Defender Exploit Guard – Network Protection”, to learn more about it:



Email Phishing Protection Guide – Part 10: Enable/Enforce SmartScreen for Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cloudready/2018/07/31/email-phishing-protection-guide-part-10-enableenforce-smartscreen-for-microsoft-internet-explorer-microsoft-edge-and-google-chrome/


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/tip_of_the_day/2018/05/16/rds-tip-of-the-day-windows-defender-browser-protection-for-google-chrome/


Windows Defender Application Guard Standalone mode

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-Insider-Program/Windows-Defender-Application-Guard-Standalone-mode/td-p/66903


Introducing Windows Defender Application Guard for Microsoft Edge

https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2016/09/27/application-guard-microsoft-edge/


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