On the security front, Microsoft has announced a few changes including enhancements and renaming of a key product. Formerly known as “Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection”, it will now be referred to as “Microsoft Defender ATP”.
The main reason for this leads back to the title of this post; this new product will have the ability to support Mac clients along with Windows PCs. As you may recall, the formerly known as “System Center Endpoint Protection” for Macs was decommissioned effective December 31, 2018 leaving users without a Microsoft supported antivirus solution.
In a perfect world for SCCM admins like myself, having an endpoint solution supporting Windows and macOS all while being managed from within the console would be ideal. I know they are in the testing stages of the software but if they wanted to pay it smart, they should work hard towards achieving this. Read more about it here.
Update 04/01/2019: Although I stated in the original post that SCEP for Mac has been decommissioned, you can still install the program (assuming you still have the download .dmg file) and receive the latest definitions but remember that Microsoft can halt this without warning at any time.