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You can now set up email notifications for Azure Government alerts.
Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.
Target availability: Q4 2019
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.
Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.
A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.
New SQL related recommendations are now available
Azure Security Center allows you to protect your end-to-end IoT deployment with threat protection that identifies emerging threats and provides you with steps for remediation.
The following recommendation has been disabled: Access to storage accounts with firewall and virtual network configurations should be restricted (Preview)
A security fix which addresses CVE-2018-15664 is available for Azure IoT Edge.
Azure Storage is encrypted by default and cannot be un-encrypted, therefore the recommendation and policy has been removed.
There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.
Azure HDInsight has updated against the vulnerabilities that affect the Linux kernel.
Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.
Azure Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.
Fully managed service for seamless and secure RDP/SSH access to your virtual machines without public IP on the VM.
Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.
Adaptive Network Hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules
You can now get clear visibility and reporting for your Azure Security Center recommendations in Azure Advisor
Advanced data security is now available for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Protect your SQL Server installations on Azure VMs with Microsoft’s advanced data security capabilities using just a few simple steps.
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.