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June 2021

Jun 18

Public preview of Default Rule Set 2.0 for Azure Web Application Firewall

IN PREVIEW

Increase your security posture and reduce false positives with the Default Rule Set 2.0, now in public preview for Azure Web Application Firewall.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview)
  • Security
  • Features

February 2021

Feb 19

General availability: Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door managed ruleset refresh

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Microsoft_DefaultRuleSet_1.1 to protect your web applications from OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features
Feb 19

Web Application Firewall Integration with Azure Front Door Standard and Premium SKU

IN PREVIEW

Azure Front Door Premium SKU with built-in Web Application Firewall, protects your public and private web applications, combines protection with application acceleration and content caching.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door Standard/Premium (Preview)
  • Security
  • Services
  • Features
Feb 16

Azure Firewall Premium now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Premium provides next generation firewall capabilities that are required for highly sensitive and regulated environments.

  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security

November 2020

Nov 9

New Azure Firewall capabilities will be generally available in Q4 CY2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy capability, and FQDN filtering in network rules will be generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security

September 2020

Sep 22

Network Virtual Appliances from Cisco can be installed directly into the Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure is partnering with third-party Network Virtual Appliance (NVA) partners to allow customers to choose to deploy an NVA directly into the Virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite

July 2020

Jul 21

Now install network virtual appliances directly into an Azure Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Several new capabilities for Azure Virtual WAN are now in preview—including the option to install network virtual appliances directly into a virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
Jul 1

Azure Firewall Manager is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Firewall Manager is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Firewall Manager
  • Security

June 2020

Jun 30

Azure Firewall July 2020 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Custom DNS, DNS Proxy, and FQDN filtering in network rules are now in preview. IP Groups and IP Groups in Firewall policy are now generally available.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
Jun 15

Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door service logging enhancements

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Front Door now has a match details field in the logs to provide insights on why a request triggered a Web Application Firewall rule.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features

March 2020

Mar 19

Azure Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network is in preview

IN PREVIEW

Protect your web applications from common exploits and vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewall for Azure Content Delivery Network. Web Application Firewall is already natively integrated with Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door services.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 19

101 services at FedRAMP High as Azure Government continues expanding capacity

NOW AVAILABLE

21 new services added to FedRAMP High ATO, delivering on continued commitment to accelerating compliance for government customers

  • Archive Storage
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Cloud Shell
  • Cognitive Search
  • Azure Stack Edge
  • Azure Data Explorer
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Dedicated HSM
  • Azure Firewall
  • Azure Managed Applications
  • Azure Resource Graph
  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Azure Cost Management and Billing
  • Network Watcher
  • Speech Services
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Features
Mar 18

Azure Front Door—March 2020 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Front Door is a cloud-native modern content delivery network offering that enables customers to improve their apps for performance, security, availability, and scalability by providing a high-performant and low-latency network, web application firewall, global load balancing, SSL offload, and TCP/SSL optimizations. Several new capabilities for Front Door are now generally available.

  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 6

Web Application Firewall with Azure Front Door service now supports exclusion lists

NOW AVAILABLE

Web Application Firewall exclusion lists allow you to omit certain request attributes from a rule evaluation. Use them to fine tune Web Application Firewall policies for your applications.

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Azure Front Door
  • Security
  • Management
  • Services
  • Features

February 2020

Feb 19

Azure Firewall Manager Preview refresh

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Manager Preview now supports Azure Firewall deployments in virtual networks (also known as hub virtual networks) in addition to its support for Azure Firewall deployments in virtual WAN hubs (also known as secured virtual hubs).

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services
Feb 19

Azure Firewall Spring 2020 updates

IN PREVIEW

Excerpt: Azure Firewall is now ICSA Labs certified. In addition, several key Azure Firewall capabilities have recently been released into general availability (GA) and preview.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Services

January 2020

Jan 24

New support for Network Security Group flow logs, a feature of Azure Network Watcher

NOW AVAILABLE

Network Security Group (NSG) flow logs, a feature of Azure Network Watcher, now supports two new Azure Storage configurations.

  • Network Watcher
  • Services

November 2019

Nov 5

Azure HDInsight—Restrict outbound network traffic by using Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

The integration of Azure HDInsight and Azure Firewall, in order to restrict outbound traffic from the cluster to unauthorized destinations, is now generally available.

  • HDInsight
  • Azure Firewall
  • Security
Nov 5

Azure Firewall Manager is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Firewall Manager Preview is a security management service that provides central security policy and route management for cloud-based security perimeters. It works with Azure Virtual WAN Hub, a Microsoft-managed resource that lets you easily create hub and spoke architectures. When security and routing policies are associated with such a hub, it is referred to as a Secured Virtual Hub.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Security

September 2019

Sep 17

Azure Firewall updates—September 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

Here are the Azure Firewall updates for September 2019. - Azure Firewall is now generally available in China. - Azure Firewall is now ISO compliant.

  • Azure Firewall
  • Compliance
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters

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