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Advancing application reliability with the Azure Well-Architected Framework

Monday, July 12, 2021

We created the Azure Well-Architected Framework to help improve the quality of your workloads, and reliability is one of its five core pillars so for the latest post in our series, I have asked Cloud Advocate David Blank-Edelman to run through how best to approach using the framework to guide your conversations and design decisions in this space.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure

Privileged Identity Management with Azure Lighthouse enables Zero Trust

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Recent incidents from ransomware to supply chain compromises have shown both the interconnectedness of our digital world and the critical need to secure these digital assets from attackers, criminals, and other hostile third parties. To achieve this, our customers need Zero Trust security and least privilege access for users and resources.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Advancing resiliency threat modeling for large distributed systems

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

All service engineering teams in Azure are already familiar with postmortems as a tool for better understanding what went wrong, how it went wrong, and the customer impact of the related outage. For today’s post in our Advancing Reliability blog series, we share insights into our journey as we work towards advancing our postmortem and resiliency threat modeling processes.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure

Azure gains 100th compliance offering—protecting data with EU Cloud Code of Conduct

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Azure has achieved adherence to the EU Cloud Code of Conduct (EU Cloud CoC), the only General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) code of conduct approved by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). The EU Cloud CoC also marks the 100th compliance offering for Azure, more than any other cloud provider, providing customers a high level of assurance through controls, evidence, and verification.

Vice President, Microsoft Azure

Azure DDoS Protection—2020 year in review

Thursday, February 4, 2021

2020 was a year unlike any other, it brought major disruptions to both the physical and digital worlds, and these changes are also evident in the cyberthreat landscape. The prevalence of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks in 2020 has grown more than 50 percent with increasing complexity and significant increase in the volume of DDoS traffic.

Program Manager, Azure Networking