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Holiday season is DDoS season

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

As we approach the holiday season and bring in thoughts of good cheers, many companies are faced with an elevated risk of cyber-attacks. What makes the holidays such an enticing time for hackers is the combination of an increase in traffic volume due to an uptick in eCommerce that helps disguise hackers from detection, and reduced staff.

Senior Product Manager, Azure Networking

Leverage Azure Security Center to detect when compromised Linux machines attack

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

When an attacker compromises a machine, they typically have a goal in mind. Some attackers are looking for information residing on the victim’s machine or are looking for access to other machines on the victim’s network. Other times, attackers have plans to use the processing power of the machine itself or even use the machine as a launch point for other attacks.

Security Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Security

Building an ecosystem for responsible drone use and development on Microsoft Azure

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The next wave of computing is already taking shape around us as IoT enables businesses to sense all aspects of their business in real-time and take informed action, to running cloud workloads on those IoT devices so those devices don’t require “always on” connectivity to the cloud to make real-time context-aware decisions. This is the intelligent edge, and it will define the next wave of innovation, not just for business but also how we address some of the world’s most pressing issues.

Director, Azure Internet of Things

IoT device authentication options

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Picking the right security for the job is a challenging issue. Obviously, everyone wants their security for IoT solutions to be maximized. But issues such as hardware limitations, cost consciousness, lack of security expertise, and more all play into which security option is ultimately chosen for how your IoT devices connect to the cloud.

Senior Program Manager, Azure IoT