Security

Easing compliance for UK public and health sectors with new Azure Blueprints

22 July 2019

This week we’re releasing our latest Azure Blueprint for a key compliance standard with the availability of the UK OFFICIAL blueprint for the Government-Cloud (G-Cloud) standard, and National Health Service (NHS) Information Governance of the United Kingdom. The new blueprints map a set of Azure policies to appropriate UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS controls for any Azure deployed architecture.

General Manager, Azure Global

How HSBC built its PayMe for Business app on Microsoft Azure

18 July 2019

If you live in Asia or have ever traveled there, you’ve probably witnessed the dramatic impact that mobile technology has had on all aspects of day to day life. In Hong Kong in particular, most consumers now use a smart phone daily, presenting new opportunities for organizations to deliver content and services directly to their mobile devices.

Partner Director, Software Engineering

New PCI DSS Azure Blueprint makes compliance simpler

27 June 2019

I’m excited to announce our second Azure Blueprint for an important compliance standard with the release of the PCI-DSS v3.2.1 blueprint. The new blueprint maps a core set of policies for PCI DSS compliance to any Azure deployed architecture, allowing businesses such as retailers to quickly create new environments with compliance built in to the Azure infrastructure.

General Manager, Azure Global

Announcing the preview of Microsoft Azure Bastion

18 June 2019

For many customers around the world, securely connecting from the outside to workloads and virtual machines on private networks can be challenging. Exposing virtual machines to the public Internet to enable connectivity through Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Secure Shell (SSH), increases the perimeter, rendering your critical networks and attached virtual machines more open and harder to manage.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Networking