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August 2019

Aug 21

Just-in-time (JIT) VM access for Azure Firewall is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Secure your Azure Firewall protected environments, in addition to your NSG protected environments, with just-in-time VM access.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 21

Security Center now has single click remediation to boost your security posture (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using Secure Score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 13

Email notifications available for Azure Government alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now set up email notifications for Azure Government alerts.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 2

Cross-tenant management is now supported in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.

  • Security Center
  • Security

July 2019

Jul 29

Azure Security Center launched new SQL recommendations

NOW AVAILABLE

New SQL related recommendations are now available

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 29

Azure Security Center for IoT now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center allows you to protect your end-to-end IoT deployment with threat protection that identifies emerging threats and provides you with steps for remediation.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 25

The recommendation for storage access restriction has been retired

NOW AVAILABLE

The following recommendation has been disabled: Access to storage accounts with firewall and virtual network configurations should be restricted (Preview)

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 23

The recommendation and policy to enable encryption of storage account have been removed

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage is encrypted by default and cannot be un-encrypted, therefore the recommendation and policy has been removed.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 19

Updates to network recommendations in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.

  • Security Center
  • Security

June 2019

Jun 19

Just-in-time access now supports Azure Firewall

NOW AVAILABLE

Just-in-time (JIT) virtual machine (VM) access can now be used with Azure Firewall.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jun 19

New ASC Threat Protection alerts for Azure Resource Manager (Preview)

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center offers new security alerts (in preview) that detect unusual or potentially harmful operations using Azure Resource Manager service layer.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jun 12

Security Center recommendations and their corresponding policy names are aligned

NOW AVAILABLE

Now it is easier to find the relevant policy that match a recommendation and enable/disable it.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jun 12

Adaptive Network Hardening in Security Center - now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Adaptive Network Hardening provides recommendations to further harden the NSG rules

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jun 12

Improved integration of Azure Security Center with Azure Advisor is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now get clear visibility and reporting for your Azure Security Center recommendations in Azure Advisor

  • Security Center
  • Security

May 2019

May 29

Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

With the adaptive network hardening feature, Security Center learns the network traffic and connectivity patterns of your Azure workloads and provides you with NSG rule recommendations for your internet facing virtual machines.

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 22

General Availability: Azure DDoS Protection Standard introduces DDoS Alert integration with Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

We are announcing the ability for DDoS Protection Standard customers to view DDoS Alerts in Azure Security Center (ASC) and this capability is generally available for all ASC and DDoS Standard customers.

  • Azure DDoS Protection
  • Security Center
  • Security
May 20

Azure Security Center new analytics agent for Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center is beginning roll out of a new Azure Linux analytics agent to improve the onboarding of Linux VMs and servers to Security Center

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Adaptive network hardening - now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Adaptive network hardening is now in public preview

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

NOW AVAILABLE

Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security

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