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Introduce secrets management into your apps without code changes using Key Vault references.
Managing rules for virtual machines using adaptive application controls in Azure Security Center has improved.
Target availability: Q3 2019
Azure Security Center’s recommendation to remediate vulnerabilities in container security can now be disabled or enabled via Azure Policy.
Azure Security Center now allows you to remediate one recommendation on multiple resources with a single click.
For the first time ever, you can register your self-installations of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines with Resource Provider to unlock features and functionality previously only available with our Azure Marketplace images.
Achieve additional security by restricting outbound (egress) traffic for cluster nodes to a limited number of ports and addresses.
Target availability: Q3 2019
Connect to services in your Azure virtual networks more securely and privately with Azure Private Link, now available in preview.
Secure your Azure Firewall protected environments, in addition to your NSG protected environments, with just-in-time VM access.
Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using Secure Score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.
Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.
App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.
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.
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