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Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.
Azure Security Centre offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.
Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.
Adaptive Network Hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules
You can now get clear visibility and reporting for your Azure Security Center recommendations in Azure Advisor
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.
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.
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
Adaptive network hardening is now in public preview
Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership
Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available
Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available
Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available
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
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.
The dashboard helps you streamline your compliance process by providing insight into your compliance posture for a set of supported standards and regulations.
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.
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.
On 1st May 2019, the unit of measure for Azure Security Center Standard Node will change.
Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is in public preview and can help you secure connections to and from the public internet.