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CIS Azure Security Foundations Benchmark open for comment

Thursday, October 10, 2019

One of the best ways to speed up securing your cloud deployments is to focus on the most impactful security best practices. Best practices for securing any service begins with a fundamental understanding of cybersecurity risk and how to manage it.

Director of Program Management, Azure Security

Leveraging Cognitive Services to simplify inventory tracking

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Who spends their summer at the Microsoft Garage New England Research & Development Center (or “NERD”)? The Garage Internship seeks out students who are hungry to learn, not afraid to try new things, and able to step out of their comfort zones when faced with ambiguous situations.

Sr. Content Developer

Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows are now generally available

Monday, October 7, 2019

In today’s data-driven world, big data processing is a critical task for every organization. To unlock transformational insights and embrace a data-driven culture, companies need tools to help them easily integrate and transform data at scale, without requiring specialized skills.

Partner Director of Product Management, Information Management & Governance

Stay on top of best practices with Azure Advisor alerts

Thursday, September 26, 2019

To get the most out of your Azure investment and run as efficiently as possible, we recommend that you regularly review and optimize your resources for high availability, security, performance, and cost. That’s why we created Azure Advisor, a free Azure service that helps you quickly and easily optimize your Azure resources with personalized recommendations based on your usage and configurations.

Senior Program Manager, Azure

Azure Sentinel general availability: A modern SIEM reimagined in the cloud

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Earlier this week, we announced that Azure Sentinel is now generally available. This marks an important milestone in our journey to redefine Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for the cloud era. With Azure Sentinel, enterprises worldwide can now keep pace with the exponential growth in security data, improve security outcomes without adding analyst resources, and reduce hardware and operational costs.

Director, Cloud+AI Security

Microsoft and SWIFT extend partnership to make cloud native payments a reality

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This week at Sibos, the world’s largest financial services event, Microsoft and SWIFT are showcasing the evolution of the cloud-native proof of concept (POC) announced at last year’s event. Building off the relationship between Microsoft Azure, SWIFT, and the work with Microsoft treasury, the companies are entering a long-term strategic partnership to bring to market SWIFT Cloud Connect on Azure.

Principal Program Manager

New disk support capabilities in Azure Storage Explorer

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The release of Storage Explorer 1.10.0 brings many exciting updates and new features that we hope can help you be more productive and efficient when working with your Azure Storage Accounts. If you’ve never used Storage Explorer before, make sure to head to our product page, and download it for your favorite operating system.

Program Manager, Visual Studio

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