Updates Archives

Monthly updates for April 2019

Apr 30

Azure AD entitlement management

IN PREVIEW

Govern employee and partner access requests, approvals, auditing, and reviews for any app integrated with Azure AD.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
Apr 24

Group claims in Azure AD tokens

IN PREVIEW

User group membership information can be emitted from SAML and OIDC/OAuth tokens issued by Azure AD so organizations so apps that require this information can be managed and secured from the cloud.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
Apr 24

Changes to HDInsight cluster configuration access

NOW AVAILABLE

We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.

  • HDInsight
  • SDK and Tools
  • Security
Apr 23

Azure Active Directory activity logs integration with Diagnostics Logs for Azure Monitor and Log Analytics in Azure Monitor

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain insights from Azure AD user activity logs stored in an Azure storage account and streamed to your preferred SIEM or custom environment, or integration with Log Analytics in Azure Monitor directly in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
Apr 10

TLS 1.2 Recommended for Power BI Embedded applications

TLS 1.2 is recommended for all Power BI Embedded applications to ensure that customers have control over the security of communications with Microsoft services.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Security
Apr 3

Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Sphere
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
Apr 2

Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The dashboard helps you streamline your compliance process by providing insight into your compliance posture for a set of supported standards and regulations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 2

Azure Security Center now supports virtual machine (VM) scale sets

NOW AVAILABLE

Security Center can now protect your VM scale sets. Easily monitor the security posture of your VM scale sets with security recommendations to increase their overall security, reduce vulnerabilities, and detect threats.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 2

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage provides an additional layer of security intelligence that detects unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 2

Azure portal April 2019 update

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure portal has been updated in the areas of IaaS, Azure Data Explorer, Security Center, Azure Site Recovery, RBAC, support, and more.

  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services
Apr 2

Azure AD password protection

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure AD password protection helps you eliminate easily guessed passwords from your environment, which can dramatically lower the risk of being compromised by a password spray attack.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security

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