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    May 2019

    May 6

    Adaptive network hardening - now in public preview

    Adaptive network hardening is now in public preview

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    May 6

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    May 6

    Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    • Security Center
    • Compliance
    • Security
    • Services
    May 6

    Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

    Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    May 6

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage - now generally available

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services
    May 1

    Authentication session management in Azure AD Conditional Access

    Create conditional access policies which determine how often users need to provide sign-in credentials and if they need to provide them after closing and reopening browsers.

    • Azure Active Directory
    • Features
    • Security

    April 2019

    Apr 30

    Azure AD entitlement management

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    March 2019

    Mar 28

    Public preview: Data Discovery & Classification for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Data Discovery & Classification is now available in public preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    • SQL Data Warehouse
    • Features
    • Security
    Mar 15

    Public preview: Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center

    Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is in public preview and can help you secure connections to and from the public internet.

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    Mar 15

    Support for virtual network peering in Azure Security Center

    The network map in Azure Security Center now supports virtual network peering.

    • Security Center
    • Features
    • Security
    • Services

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