CIS Azure Security Foundations Benchmark open for comment
by Avi Ben-Menahem on 10th October 2019 at 10:00
One of the best ways to speed up securing your cloud deployments is to focus on the most impactful security best practices. Best practices for securing any service begins with a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity risk and how to manage it.
SAP on Azure–Designing for availability and recoverability
by Vincent Greenlee on 7th October 2019 at 14:00
This is the second in a four-part blog series on Designing A Great SAP on Azure Architecture. Robust SAP on Azure Architectures are built on the pillars of Security, Performance and Scalability, Availability and Recoverability, Efficiency and Operations.
Customer Provided Keys with Azure Storage Service Encryption
by Shalini Pasupneti on 7th October 2019 at 11:00
Azure storage offers several options to encrypt data at rest. With client-side encryption you can encrypt data prior to uploading it to Azure Storage.
Measuring your return on investment of Azure as a compliance platform
by David Burt on 7th October 2019 at 09:00
I’m pleased to announce the release of Microsoft Azure is Helping Organizations Manage Regulatory Challenges More Effectively, a new International Data Corporation (IDC) white paper based on original research by IDC and sponsored by Microsoft.
Azure Sentinel general availability: A modern SIEM reimagined in the cloud
by Steve Dispensa on 26th September 2019 at 09:00
Earlier this week, we announced that Azure Sentinel is now generally available. This marks an important milestone in our journey to redefine Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for the cloud era. With Azure Sentinel, enterprises worldwide can now keep pace with the exponential growth in security data, improve security outcomes without adding analyst resources, and reduce hardware and operational costs.
SAP on Azure Architecture - Designing for security
by Ravi Alwani on 17th September 2019 at 13:00
Great SAP on Azure Architectures are built on the pillars of security, performance and scalability, availability and recoverability, and efficiency and operations.
Azure Security Center single click remediation and Azure Firewall JIT support
by Miri Landau on 20th August 2019 at 09:00
Azure Security Center provides you with a bird’s eye security posture view across your Azure environment, enabling you to continuously monitor and improve your security posture using secure score in Azure.
Better security with enhanced access control experience in Azure Files
by Yuemin Lu on 7th August 2019 at 13:00
We are making it easier for customers to “lift and shift” applications to the cloud while maintaining the same security model used on-premises with the general availability of Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS) authentication for Azure Files.
Disaster recovery of Azure disk encryption (V2) enabled virtual machines
by Sujay Talasila on 7th August 2019 at 10:00
Choosing Azure for your applications and services allows you take advantage of a wide array of security tools and capabilities. These tools and capabilities help make it possible to create secure solutions on Azure.
New Azure Blueprint simplifies compliance with NIST SP 800-53
by Lily Kim on 1st August 2019 at 10:00
To help our customers manage their compliance obligations when hosting their environments in Microsoft Azure, we are publishing a series of blueprint samples built in to Azure. Our most recent release is the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint that maps a core set of Azure Policy definitions to specific NIST SP 800-53 R4 controls.