Windows 10 includes built-in protections for your data, equipment and people, securing business information and personal identities even on lost or stolen devices.
Simple, secure multifactor authentication Windows 10 Pro offers simple, secure multifactor authentication6 via phone call, text or the Microsoft Authenticator app for mobile phones and tablets.7, 8
Stop data leaks before they happen Windows Information Protection 1 (WIP) prevents accidental data loss by encrypting business data on devices and separating it from personal data.
Hard encryption just got easy BitLocker2 encryption protects your information even on lost or stolen devices. BitLocker to Go provides the same protection for external and removable drives.
Hardware-based defense against start-up attacks Windows Defender System Guard9 uses the hardware-based root of trust on modern devices to block start-up attacks and prevent them from propagating.
Windows 10 Pro Feature:
Using facial recognition, a fingerprint, or PIN, Windows Hello is a fast, secure and password-free way to unlock your compatible Windows devices.
Device encryption is available on a wide range of Windows devices and helps protect your data by encrypting it. If you turn on device encryption, only authorised individuals will be able to access your device and data.
Your Windows device comes with comprehensive, built-in security features, including firewall and internet protections to help safeguard against viruses, malware and ransomware.
App & browser control in Windows Security provides the settings for Windows Defender SmartScreen, which helps protect your device from potentially dangerous apps, files, websites and downloads.
Manage screen time, limit access to mature content, control online purchases when you connect your family’s Microsoft accounts, and check to make sure the family’s devices are secure and up to date.
Secure Boot helps prevent malicious software applications and unauthorised operating systems from loading during the system start-up process.
If your device is lost or stolen, BitLocker and BitLocker To Go put everything on lockdown, so no one else can access your systems or data.
WIP helps to protect against potential data leakage without otherwise interfering with the employee experience. WIP also helps to protect enterprise apps and data against accidental data leaks on enterprise-owned devices and personal devices that employees bring to work, without requiring changes to your environment or other apps.
Windows Defender Antivirus uses the power of the cloud, wide optics, machine learning, and behavior analysis to protect your devices from emerging, sophisticated threats.
1 GHz or faster compatible processor
1 GB RAM for 32-bit; 2GB for 64-bit
Required hard disk space
Up to 20 GB available hard disk space
Required video card
800 × 600 screen resolution or higher. DirectX 9 graphics processor with WDDM driver
Internet access (fees may apply)
Other system requirements
Microsoft account required for some features. Watching DVDs requires separate playback software.