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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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