Updates Archives

Monthly updates for May 2019

May 31

Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Azure Front Door service is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Azure Front Door service is now generally available. Customers can use WAF to define security policies that allow, block, forward or rate limit access to their web applications delivered through Azure Front Door.

  • Azure Front Door
May 30

Azure Monitor for VMs has a new data set for bound ports

NOW AVAILABLE

The VMBoundPort data set is now available for Azure Monitor for VMs customers in all supported Log Analytics workspace regions, including East US and West Europe.

  • Azure Monitor
  • Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Scale Sets
May 29

Geo Disaster Recovery available in Event Grid

NOW AVAILABLE

Automatic server-side geo disaster recovery of metadata in Event Grid is now available on the service.

  • Event Grid
May 29

Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

With the adaptive network hardening feature, Security Center learns the network traffic and connectivity patterns of your Azure workloads and provides you with NSG rule recommendations for your internet facing virtual machines.

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 22

General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.

  • Azure DDoS Protection
  • Security Center
  • Security
May 21

Identity Secure Score in the Azure AD Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility and control over your security posture by discovering opportunities that will help to improve security across your organization

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 21

Azure log integration tool deprecation

Target retirement date: June 15, 2019

Azure log integration (AzLog) tool will be deprecated on June 15, 2019.

  • Azure Monitor
May 20

Azure Security Center new analytics agent for Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 16

Azure AD Conditional Access policy for the combined MFA and password reset security info registration experience

IN PREVIEW

Control the conditions in which sentive security information for multi-factor authentication and self-service password reset can be registered.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 16

Network Security Group service tag for Azure Backup is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

NSG service tag for Azure Backup aims to ease the process of running backups in an environment locked down using NSGs. With this, you now have the option to simply use the ‘AzureBackup’ tag to allow outbound access to Azure Backup for your workload (SQL server) agent running inside the VM, instead of managing whitelisting of required IPs.

  • Azure Backup
May 14

Expansion of the password character limit in Azure AD

NOW AVAILABLE

Passwords for accounts created in Azure AD can now be up to 256 characters including spaces.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 7

Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET

NOW AVAILABLE

.NET developers can use MSAL.NET to securely sign-in and authenticate any Microsoft identity (Azure AD and Microsoft Accounts) and call Microsoft Graph or other APIs.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 6

Azure AD support in GitHub Enterprise

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub Enterprise customers can synchronize groups of users with Azure AD to leverage existing infrastructure.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 6

Unified application registration experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Register, configure and manage all your apps in the new application registration blade in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 6

Microsoft Authentication Library for Javascript

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers building a Single Page Javascript App can use MSAL.js to securely sign-in and authenticate any Microsoft identity (Azure AD and Microsoft Accounts) and call Microsoft Graph or other APIs.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
May 6

Adaptive network hardening - now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Adaptive network hardening is now in public preview

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

NOW AVAILABLE

Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage - now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security

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