Microsoft Defender for Endpoint explained
Microsoft Defender for endpoint is an anti-malware solution for Windows systems and works hand in hand with Microsoft ATP, which is a post-breach solution.
An Anti-malware (often also called anti-virus) is software that detects, stops, and removes different types of malware. There are two forms of malware detection. The simplest form of malware detection is signature-based. This works by looking for certain known fragments of malware in files.