Security

How Azure Security Center aids in detecting good applications being used maliciously

15 August 2017

We’ve written in the past about how Azure Security Center helps detect malicious activity on compromised VMs, including a post detailing a Bitcoin mining attack and one on an outbound DDoS attack. In many cases, attackers use a set of malicious tools to carry out these and other actions on a compromised machine.

Cloud Security Investigations & Intelligence - Microsoft Azure Security

Microsoft Azure expands with two new regions for Australia

14 August 2017

I am delighted that Microsoft Azure will be expanding into two new regions in Australia. This increases the number of Azure regions announced across the globe to 42, which is more than any other major cloud provider. Microsoft will become the first major cloud provider to offer regions specifically focused on the needs of the government and their partners in Australia.

Head of Global Infrastructure, Microsoft Azure

Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Customers

18 July 2017

The utilities industry is under continuous and persistent threat. The Ukraine attack was a wake-up call for many utilities who would not have considered something as improbable as a serial-to-Ethernet gateway vulnerability to be one of the key factors in allowing hackers to turn-off power to more than 230,000 Ukrainian residents.

Azure Principal Program Manager, Energy