Security

  • Customers get unmatched security with Windows Server and SQL Server workloads in Azure
    by Arpan Shah on 13th June 2019 at 17:00

    Customers such as Allscripts, Chevron, J.B. Hunt, and thousands of others are migrating their important workloads to Azure where they find unmatched security. While understanding cloud security is initially a concern to many, after digging in, customers often tell us the security posture they can set up within Azure is easier to implement and far more comprehensive than what they can provide for in other environments. […]

  • Securing the hybrid cloud with Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel
    by Gilad Elyashar on 4th June 2019 at 13:00

    Infrastructure security is top of mind for organizations managing workloads on-premises, in the cloud, or hybrid. Keeping on top of an ever-changing security landscape presents a major challenge. […]

  • Unlock new features in the MT3620 MCU with the Azure Sphere 19.05 release
    by Ed Nightingale on 30th May 2019 at 14:00

    Each quarter, the Azure Sphere team works to open new scenarios to customers through new features on-chip and in the cloud. The Azure Sphere 19.05 release continues this theme by unlocking the real-time capable cores that reside on the MT3620. […]

  • Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is generally available
    by Oren Parag on 30th May 2019 at 11:00

    One of the biggest attack surfaces for workloads running in the public cloud is connections to and from the public internet. Our customers find it hard to know which network security group (NSG) rules should be in place to make sure that Azure workloads are only available to required source ranges. […]

  • Microsoft Azure portal May 2019 update
    by Leon Welicki on 15th May 2019 at 10:00

    This month is packed with updates on the Azure portal, including enhancements to the user experience, resource configuration, management tools and more. […]

  • Azure Firewall and network virtual appliances
    by Yair Tor on 14th May 2019 at 12:00

    Network security solutions can be delivered as appliances on premises, as Network Virtual Appliances (NVAs) that run in the cloud or as a cloud native offering (known as firewall-as-a-service). […]

  • Securing Azure SQL Databases with managed identities just got easier
    by Nick Brown on 25th April 2019 at 11:00

    We are happy to share the second preview release of the Azure Services App Authentication library, version 1.2.0. This release enables simple and seamless authentication to Azure SQL Database for existing .NET applications with no code changes – only configuration changes! […]

  • Detecting threats targeting containers with Azure Security Center
    by Yossi Weizman on 22nd April 2019 at 10:00

    More and more services are moving to the cloud and they bring their security challenges with them. In this blog post, we will focus on the security concerns of container environments. […]

  • Azure resources to assess risk and compliance
    by Astha Malik on 18th April 2019 at 10:00

    Microsoft Azure is uniquely positioned to help you meet your compliance obligations. Customers need to identify risks and conduct a full risk assessment before committing to a cloud service, as well as comply with strict regulations to ensure the privacy, security, access, and continuity of their cloud environment and downstream customer data in cloud. […]

  • Machine Learning powered detections with Kusto query language in Azure Sentinel
    by Liza Mash Levin on 16th April 2019 at 09:00

    As cyberattacks become more complex and harder to detect. The traditional correlation rules of a SIEM are not enough, they are lacking the full context of the attack and can only detect attacks that were seen before. This can result in false negatives and gaps in the environment. In addition, correlation rules require significant maintenance and customization since they may provide different results based on the customer environment. […]