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July 2020

Jul 2

Disabling public network access for Azure IoT Hub will disable access to built-in Azure Event Hub endpoint on September 30, 2020

When public network access to Azure IoT Hub is disabled, the built-in Azure Event Hub-compatible endpoint in IoT Hub may continue to be accessible via the public internet On September 30, 2020, this behavior will change, and public access to the built-in endpoint will be disabled when public network access is disabled for IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Security
Jul 1

Azure Firewall Manager is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Firewall Manager is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security
Jul 1

Azure Security Center—News and updates for June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in June 2020.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security

June 2020

Jun 30

Azure Data Lake Storage immutable storage is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Immutable storage for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in preview. Set time-based policies or legal holds on data so that the data becomes non-erasable and non-modifiable.

  • Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Features
  • Security
Jun 30

Azure Firewall July 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy, and FQDN filtering in network rules are now in preview. IP Groups and IP Groups in Firewall policy are now generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
Jun 23

Azure Cosmos DB transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 enforcement starts on July 29, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2020

Azure Cosmos DB will start enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 on July 29, 2020.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Compliance
  • Security
Jun 23

Azure Automation updated DNS records

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

To support new features in Azure Automation, like Azure Private Links, the automation URLs have been updated. Instead of region-specific URLs, there are now account-specific URLs.

  • Automation
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 15

Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door service logging enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door now has a match details field in the logs to provide insights on why a request triggered a Web Application Firewall rule.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services
Jun 15

Private AKS clusters are now generally available in Azure Government

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Government customers can now use private AKS clusters for additional security.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Security
Jun 10

Data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server

IN PREVIEW

The preview of data encryption for Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server is now available. Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for PostgreSQL—single server enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
Jun 10

Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

We’re excited to announce the preview of data encryption for Azure Database for MySQL. Data encryption with customer-managed keys for Azure Database for MySQL enables you to bring your own key (BYOK) for data protection at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
  • Security
Jun 10

Azure SQL Database Hyperscale—Transparent data encryption with customer-managed keys now in preview

IN PREVIEW

For the Hyperscale service tier in Azure SQL Database, TDE with bring your own key (BYOK) support is now available in preview. TDE with BYOK gives customers full and granular control over usage and management of the database encryption key (also known as TDE protector) and enables central management of keys in Azure Key Vault.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
  • Security
Jun 4

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for MariaDB

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for MariaDB using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
Jun 4

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for PostgreSQL using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
Jun 4

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure Database for MySQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal transport layer security (TLS) version at the server level that applies to Azure Database for MySQL using the new TLS version setting.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Open Source
  • Security
Jun 2

Azure IoT Edge Moby engine security update for CVE-2020-13401

A security vulnerability has been identified in Moby engine components in Azure IoT Edge. (Windows versions aren’t affected.) Get details and follow instructions to fix the issue in Moby engine version 3.0.12 or later.

  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Compliance
  • Security
Jun 1

CNI security vulnerability in older AKS clusters and mitigation steps

NOW AVAILABLE

Find out if you are impacted by an identified CNI vulnerability in older AKS clusters and take mitigation steps to address it.

  • Security

May 2020

May 29

Key Vault bring your own key (BYOK) is now generally available

A new bring your own key (BYOK) method to import keys securely from on-premises HSMs into Azure Key Vault is now generally available. This BYOK method can be used to import keys from any supported on-premises HSM.

  • Key Vault
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Security
May 27

Azure Firewall May 2020 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Two new key features are now available in Azure Firewall—forced tunneling and SQL FQDN filtering. Additionally, we’re increasing the limit for multiple public IP addresses from 100 to 250 for both DNAT and SNAT.

  • Security
May 26

Minimal TLS version setting is now available for Azure SQL Database and Azure Synapse Analytics

NOW AVAILABLE

Enforce a minimal TLS version at the server level that applies to Azure SQL Databases and Azure Synapse Analytics workspaces hosted on the server using the new TLS version setting.

  • Features
  • Security

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