Tuesday, August 15, 2017
We’ve written in the past about how Azure Security Center helps detect malicious activity on compromised VMs, including a post detailing a Bitcoin mining attack and one on an outbound DDoS attack. In many cases, attackers use a set of malicious tools to carry out these and other actions on a compromised machine.
Monday, August 14, 2017
I am delighted that Microsoft Azure will be expanding into two new regions in Australia. This increases the number of Azure regions announced across the globe to 42, which is more than any other major cloud provider. Microsoft will become the first major cloud provider to offer regions specifically focused on the needs of the government and their partners in Australia.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Azure AD Authentication Extensions for Azure SQL DB and SQL DW Tools
Thursday, July 27, 2017
We are happy to announce that Microsoft Azure recently completed a new set of independent third-party ISO and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) audits to expand our certification portfolio. Azure…
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Our adversaries have many tools available on the Internet for use in mounting cyberattacks. Many of these tools enable them to gain access and control of enterprise IT resources. In the meantime,…
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The utilities industry is under continuous and persistent threat. The Ukraine attack was a wake-up call for many utilities who would not have considered something as improbable as a serial-to-Ethernet gateway vulnerability to be one of the key factors in allowing hackers to turn-off power to more than 230,000 Ukrainian residents.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Azure Security Center automatically collects, analyzes, and integrates log data from a variety of Azure resources. A list of prioritized security alerts are shown in Security Center along with the…
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) published a blog post yesterday detailing a new ransomware infection that appears to have begun in Ukraine and spread from there to other places in Europe and beyond.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
"Secure transfer required " feature is now supported in Azure Storage account.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
HDInsight set a firm goal of helping enterprises build secure, robust, scalable open source streaming pipelines on Azure. To meet this goal, a few months ago we announced a limited preview of Managed Kafka on Azure HDInsight.