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The Device security section contains information and settings for built-in device security. You can choose to hide the section from users of the machine. This can be useful if you don't want employees in your organization to see or have access to user-configured options for the features shown in the section. Hide the Device security section

Device protection in Windows Security Windows Security provides the following built-in security options to help protect your device from malicious software attacks. To access the features described below, in the search box on the taskbar, type windows security, select it from the results, and then select Device security.

Learn about the devices, mobile device apps, and security settings that Basic Mobility and Security supports. See Capabilities of Basic Mobility and Security.; Create security groups that include Microsoft 365 users that you want to deploy policies to and for users that you might want to exclude from being blocked access to Microsoft 365.

However, Windows Security is pre-installed and ready for you to use at any time. If you want to use Windows Security, uninstall all of your other antivirus programs and Windows Security will automatically turn on. You may be asked to restart your device.