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    July 2019

    19 Jul

    Azure Security Center launched new network recommendations

    There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.

    June 2019

    19 Jun

    Just-in-time access now supports Azure Firewall

    Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.

    19 Jun

    New ASC Threat Protection alerts for Azure Resource Manager (Preview)

    Azure Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.

    12 Jun

    Security Center recommendations and their corresponding policy names are aligned

    Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.

    12 Jun

    Adaptive network hardening in Security Center – now generally available

    Adaptive network hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules

    12 Jun

    Improved integration of Azure Security Center with Azure Advisor is now available

    You can now get clear visibility and reporting for your Azure Security Center recommendations in Azure Advisor

    May 2019

    29 May

    Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is now available

    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.

    22 May

    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.

    20 May

    Azure Security Center new analytics agent for Linux

    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

    6 May
    6 May

    Adaptive application controls – changing a VM group membership

    Adaptive application controls – changing a VM group membership

    6 May

    Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    6 May
    6 May

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage – now generally available

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available

    April 2019

    30 Apr

    Retire and replace specific Security Center features on 31 July 2019

    Each of the Security Center features that are being retired can be replaced with new ones, or existing features in Azure Log Analytics or Azure Sentinel Preview

    3 Apr

    Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

    Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

    2 Apr

    Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now available

    The dashboard helps you streamline your compliance process by providing insight into your compliance posture for a set of supported standards and regulations.

    2 Apr

    Azure Security Center now supports virtual machine (VM) scale sets

    Security Center can now protect your VM scale sets. Easily monitor the security posture of your VM scale sets with security recommendations to increase their overall security, reduce vulnerabilities and detect threats.

    2 Apr

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now available

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage provides an additional layer of security intelligence that detects unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

    March 2019

    27 Mar

    Azure Security Center change from monthly to hourly unit of measure

    On 1 May 2019, the unit of measure for Azure Security Center Standard Node will change.

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