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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.
You can now set up email notifications for Azure Government alerts.
Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.
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)
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.
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.
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
With the adaptive network hardening feature, Security Center learns the network traffic and connectivity patterns of your Azure workloads and provides you with NSG rule recommendations for your internet facing virtual machines.
General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center
We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.
Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center
Adaptive network hardening is now in public preview
Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership
Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available
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