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    October 2018

    Oct 16

    Azure Security Center update September 2018

    Target availability: September, 2018

    New features are in preview for Azure Security Center.

    Oct 10

    Azure Security Center update - Ignite 2018

    Target availability: September, 2018

    This update contains new features announced as generally available at Ignite 2018.

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    Azure Security Center innovations now available in preview

    Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.

    August 2018

    Aug 22

    Configure just-in-time virtual machine access from the VM blade

    Just-in-time virtual machine access can now be configured from the virtual machine blade (in preview) to make it even easier for you to reduce your exposure to threats.

    July 2018

    Jul 29

    Azure Security Center update July 22

    A recent update added Azure Security Center to the Subscription blade, added integration for Rapid7, and included JIT access directly in the VM Configuration blade.

    Jul 6

    Azure Security Center update July 1

    The Azure Security Center update on July 1 includes many features, including a redesigned overview dashboard and new security recommendations.

    May 2018

    May 15

    GUID migration: Azure Security Center unit-of-measure change

    Starting July 1, 2018, billing for Security Center will be reported on an hourly basis (per node, per hour). With this change, you’ll receive greater granularity in billing.

    April 2018

    Apr 16

    GUID migration: Azure Security Center

    Starting July 1, 2018, billing will be reported on an hourly basis (per node, per hour).

    Apr 16

    GUID migration: Azure Security Center, US Government regions

    Starting June 1, 2018, billing will be reported on an hourly basis (per node per hour).

    February 2018

    Feb 20

    Azure Security Center—advanced prevention and threat detection

    Azure Security Center helps you prevent, detect, and respond to security threats by offering increased visibility into and control over the security of your Azure deployments.

    September 2017

    Sep 26

    Azure Security Center updates

    Azure Security Center, which helps customers protect workloads running in Azure against cyber threats, can also be used to secure workloads running on-premises and in other clouds.

    September 2016

    Sep 29

    Azure Security Center enhancements

    Azure Security Center helps customers take control of cloud security policies, monitor the current security of Azure resources, and detect and respond to active attacks.

    July 2016

    Jul 28

    General availability: Azure Security Center

    Azure Security Center helps you take control of cloud security policies, monitor the current security of your Azure resources, and detect and respond to active attacks.

    December 2015

    Dec 3

    Public preview: Azure Security Center

    Azure Security Center helps you prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility and control over the security of all your Azure resources.

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