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November 2019

Nov 4

Azure Security Center—Advanced integrations with export of recommendations and alerts

IN PREVIEW

In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, it’s now possible to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure portal or API.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 4

Onboard on-prem servers to Security Center from Windows Admin Center

IN PREVIEW

Windows Admin Center is a management portal for Windows Servers who are not deployed in Azure offering them several Azure management capabilities such as backup and system updates. We have recently added an ability to onboard these non-Azure servers to be protected by ASC directly from the Windows Admin Center experience.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Nov 4

Introducing the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

NOW AVAILABLE

The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven guidance to accelerate your cloud adoption journey. It’s a collection of tools, guidance, and best practices to help shape your cloud strategy and achieve the desired business goals.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure DevOps Projects
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Azure Management Groups
  • Azure Policy
  • Cost Management + Billing
  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Migrate
  • Security Center
  • Azure Advisor
  • Azure Service Health
  • Security

September 2019

Sep 30

Managing rules with adaptive application controls in Azure Security Center has improved

NOW AVAILABLE

Managing rules for virtual machines using adaptive application controls in Azure Security Center has improved.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Sep 26

Azure Security Center—Control container security recommendation using Azure Policy

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2019

Azure Security Center’s recommendation to remediate vulnerabilities in container security can now be disabled or enabled via Azure Policy.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Sep 26

Azure Security Center—1-click remediation for security recommendations is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center now allows you to remediate one recommendation on multiple resources with a single click.

  • Security Center
  • Security

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

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