Security

Azure DDoS Protection—2020 year in review

Thursday, 4 February 2021

2020 was a year unlike any other, it brought major disruptions to both the physical and digital worlds, and these changes are also evident in the cyberthreat landscape. The prevalence of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks in 2020 has grown more than 50 percent with increasing complexity and significant increase in the volume of DDoS traffic.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Azure and Intel commit to delivering next generation confidential computing

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Today, we are announcing that Azure will be an early adopter of the 3rd generation Intel® Xeon® Platform, code named Ice Lake, which includes full memory encryption and accelerated cryptographic performance for confidential computing with Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX). When available next year, this technology will unlock even more confidential computing scenarios for our customers.

Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Azure