Endpoint Protection: budget-friendly options for health leaders in 2022

Looking at HICP practice requirements

Looking at Tools and Endpoints

Looking at Microsoft Intune

Removing local admin

Apps updates/Patch

Disk encryption

Looking at Microsoft Defender For Business (MDB)


Firewall [6]

Looking at Mosyle

  • Business FREE (up to 30 devices)
  • Device management
  • App management
  • Business PREMIUM (no device limit, minimum 30 devices)
  • same scope as FREE version
  • FUSE
  • Device management
  • App management
  • Identity management
  • Endpoint security

Looking at Cisco Duo

Looking at the cost for an FTE physician with 3 support staff

Projected cost so far:


  1. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/client-management/mdm/policy-csp-localusersandgroups
  2. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/protect/windows-update-for-business-configure
  3. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/protect/encrypt-devices
  4. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/small-and-medium-business-blog/microsoft-defender-for-business-preview-now-available/ba-p/3033609
  5. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-business/compare-mdb-m365-plans?view=o365-worldwide#compare-microsoft-defender-for-business-to-microsoft-defender-for-endpoint-plans-1-and-2
  6. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-business/mdb-firewall?view=o365-worldwide
  7. https://business.mosyle.com/pricing
  8. https://duo.com/editions-and-pricing



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