Cyber Security & Defense is the emerging topic of the IT industry these days. A secure environment is no longer just a well-maintained firewall or a well-managed network. Rather, it is made up of several layers. However, most companies are „reactive“ instead of „proactive“, or neither, when it comes to securing their IT environments and detecting security breaches. In addition to this, the product portfolio and the security market is changing rapidly, and these changes make our jobs as IT Professionals significantly more difficult. But how can we deal with this challenge? In my session I will take a look into supposed “obvious“ security threats and how the Microsoft Cybersecurity stack can help to detect attackers and threats that have evaded our defenses.