The exponential growth of datasets has resulted in growing scrutiny of how data is exposed—both from a consumer data privacy and compliance perspective. In this context, confidential computing becomes an important tool to help organizations meet their privacy and security needs surrounding business and consumer data.
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Even before the pandemic accelerated digital transformation globally, the scalability and security advantages offered by Microsoft Azure prompted organizations large and small to migrate their data, applications, and workloads from on-premises data centers to the cloud.
Today, we are announcing that Azure will be an early adopter of the 3rd generation Intel® Xeon® Platform, code named Ice Lake, which includes full memory encryption and accelerated cryptographic performance for confidential computing with Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX). When available next year, this technology will unlock even more confidential computing scenarios for our customers.
Securing any environment requires multiple lines of defense. Azure Container Registry recently announced general availability of features like Azure Private Link, customer-managed keys, dedicated data-endpoints and Azure Policy definitions. These features provide tools to secure Azure Container Registry as part of the container end to end workflow.
Today, we are announcing the general availability for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks. Azure customers have benefited from server-side encryption with platform-managed keys for Managed Disks enabled by default.
Azure Container Registry team is sharing the preview of Customer Managed Keys (CMK) for data encryption at rest.
Today we’re pleased to introduce the release of Data Protection and Privacy Compliance in the Cloud: Privacy Concerns Are Not Slowing the Adoption of Cloud Services, but Challenges Remain, original research sponsored by Microsoft and independently conducted by the Ponemon Institute.
Cryptocurrency mining attacks continue to represent a threat to many of our Azure Linux customers.
Cloud computing has opened new paradigms that enable enterprises to reach new levels of productivity and scale. At the tip of that spear is serverless computing, enabling developers, teams, and organizations to focus on business logic and leave hosting and scaling of resources to the cloud platform.
Today we're introducing the preview for server-side encryption (SSE) with customer-managed keys (CMK) for Azure Managed Disks.