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December 2020

Dec 1

Azure Security Center—News and updates for November 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in November 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features

November 2020

Nov 2

Azure Security Center—News and updates for October 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in October 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features

October 2020

Oct 21

Azure Policy for Key Vault now supports keys, secrets, and certificates

IN PREVIEW

Get a deeper view into your organization's security posture, configure daily automated audits, and start enforcing best practices in under 5 minutes.

  • Key Vault
  • Azure Policy
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Features

September 2020

Sep 30

Azure Security Center—News and updates for September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates that were made to Azure Security Center in September 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features
Sep 2

Azure Security Center—News and updates for August 2020

New enhancements and updates that were made to Azure Security Center in August 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features

August 2020

Aug 4

Azure Security Center—News and updates for July 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in July 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features

July 2020

Jun 30

Azure Security Center—News and updates for June 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in June 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features

May 2020

May 19

Azure Security Center—News and updates for May 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

See the list of enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in May 2020.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • Features
May 11

Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows SHA-2 signing date has been extended

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Azure Log Analytics agent for Windows will begin to use SHA-2 signing exclusively on Aug. 17, 2020. This change requires action only if you’re running the agent on a legacy OS version.

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Security
  • Management
  • Operating System

April 2020

Apr 15

Advanced integrations with export of Security Center recommendations and alerts

IN PREVIEW

In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, we now enable you to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure Portal or API.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
Apr 2

New Azure RTOS Collaborations with Semiconductor Industry Leaders

IN PREVIEW

Embedded developers can now access reliable, real-time performance for resource-constrained devices and seamless integration to Azure IoT. STMicroelectronics, Renesas, Qualcomm, NXP and Microchip will offer development kits featuring Azure RTOS.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Operating System

March 2020

Mar 23

Azure Security Center—Protection for Azure Kubernetes Service is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2020

Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services
  • Security
  • Features
Mar 18

[Updated] Action Required—Log Analytics agent for Windows will enforce SHA-2 signing on Aug 17, 2020

Target availability: Q3 2020

The Log Analytics agent for Windows, sometimes known as the OMS Windows agent or Microsoft Monitoring agent, will begin to enforce SHA-2 signing on Aug. 17, 2020. This change only requires action if you are running the agent on a legacy OS version (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008).

  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Monitor
  • Automation
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Microsoft Sentinel
  • Security
  • Operating System
Mar 18

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
Mar 10

Azure Security Center—Improved just-in-time experience

Target availability: Q1 2020

The features, operation, and UI for Azure Security Center’s just-in-time tools that secure your management ports have been enhanced.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security

February 2020

Feb 24

Azure Security Center for IoT real-time operating system support

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center for IoT now extends support for Azure real-time operating system (RTOS) in addition to Linux (Ubuntu, Debian) and Windows 10 IoT core operating systems.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
Feb 24

Fileless attack detection for Linux is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center is extending fileless attack detection for Linux, in addition to Windows.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security

January 2020

Jan 22

Enhanced Secure Score

IN PREVIEW

An enhanced version of the Secure Score feature of Azure Security Center is now available in preview.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security

November 2019

Nov 14

Extension of Customer Lockbox for Microsoft Azure beyond virtual machines

IN PREVIEW

Customer Lockbox provides customers the capability to control Azure support engineers' access to workloads that contain customer data This expanded support now provides customers control over access to their data for a larger set of Azure offerings.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security
Nov 14

Azure Disk Encryption in more places, and more services offering customer-managed keys

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Disk Encryption enables you to encrypt your Azure Virtual Machine disks with your keys safeguarded in Azure Key Vault.

  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • Security

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