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Strengthen your security posture with Microsoft Azure

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

Start with a secure foundation

Take advantage of multi-layered security provided by Microsoft across physical data centres, infrastructure and operations in Azure. Gain from the state-of-art security delivered in Azure data centres globally. Rely on a cloud that is built with customised hardware, has security controls integrated into the hardware and firmware components, plus 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 Azure Security Center. Extend protections to hybrid environments and easily integrate partner solutions in Azure. Find out more about security best practices in the following links:

Detect threats early with unique intelligence

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

See how customers are achieving more with Azure security

Food company secures data in a hybrid cloud

"Microsoft has a great commitment to the problems of the enterprise. The security built into Azure is huge for us and ensures the safety of our data wherever it is."
Julia Anderson, Global Chief Information Officer

Global company relies on the cloud for sharing sensitive data

"Building with the additional layer of Azure security, we feel we have a far better security posture than we could provide ourselves."
Thomas Fredell, Chief Product Officer

Software provider chooses Microsoft cloud security

"From a security point of view, I think Azure is a demonstrably more secure environment than most banks’ datacenters."
John Schlesinger, Chief Enterprise Architect, Temenos

Related products and services

Security Center

Unify security management and enable advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads

Application Gateway

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

Azure Active Directory

Synchronise on-premises directories and enable single sign-on

Azure DDoS Protection

Protect your applications 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 – whenever, wherever