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Strengthen your security posture with Azure

Reduce costs and complexity with a highly secure cloud foundation managed by Microsoft. Use multilayered, built-in security controls and unique threat intelligence from Azure to help identify and protect against rapidly evolving threats.

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Start with a secure foundation

Take advantage of multi-layered security provided by Microsoft across physical datacenters, infrastructure, and operations in Azure. Gain from the state-of-art security delivered in Azure data centers globally. Rely on a cloud that is built with customized hardware, has security controls integrated into the hardware and firmware components, and added protections against threats such as DDoS. Benefit from a team of more than 3,500 global cybersecurity experts that work together to help safeguard your business assets and data in Azure.

Simplify security with built-in controls

Protect your workloads quickly with built-in controls and services in Azure across identity, data, networking, and apps. Get continuous protection with deeper insights from Microsoft Defender for Cloud. Extend protections to hybrid environments and easily integrate partner solutions in Azure. Find out more about security best practices in the following links:

Manage identity and control access

Secure your network

Safeguard data

Key, secrets and certificate management

Get centralized visibility and prevent attacks

Detect threats early with unique intelligence

Identify new threats and respond quickly with services that are informed by real-time global cybersecurity intelligence delivered at cloud scale. These actionable insights are developed by analyzing vast sources including 18 billion Bing web pages, 400 billion emails, 1 billion Windows device updates, and 450 billion monthly authentications. Using machine learning, behavioral analytics, and application-based intelligence, Microsoft data scientists analyze the flood of data in the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph. The resulting insights inform services in Azure and help you detect threats faster.

The Microsoft Graph Security API displaying secure score, alerts, at-risk users and more

Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph API

Related products and services

Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Extend threat protection to any infrastructure.

Application Gateway

Build secure, scalable, highly available web front ends in Azure.

Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory)

Synchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on.

Azure DDoS Protection

Protect your Azure resources from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Key Vault

Safeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets.

Azure Information Protection

Better protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere.