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June 2019

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
May 6

Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Virtual machine scale set support – now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security
May 6

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage - now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available

  • Security Center
  • Security

April 2019

Apr 3

Azure Security Center for IoT in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure is now the first major public cloud with end-to-end security for IoT for your devices, hubs and cloud resources. We are adding advanced threat protection for IoT to three key services: Azure Security Center, Azure Sentinel and Azure IoT Hub.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure Sphere
  • Security Center
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
Apr 2

Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The dashboard helps you streamline your compliance process by providing insight into your compliance posture for a set of supported standards and regulations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 2

Azure Security Center now supports virtual machine (VM) scale sets

NOW AVAILABLE

Security Center can now protect your VM scale sets. Easily monitor the security posture of your VM scale sets with security recommendations to increase their overall security, reduce vulnerabilities, and detect threats.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Apr 2

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage provides an additional layer of security intelligence that detects unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

  • Security Center
  • Security

March 2019

Mar 27

Azure Security Center change from monthly to hourly unit of measure

On May 1, 2019, the unit of measure for Azure Security Center Standard Node will change.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Public preview: Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center

IN PREVIEW

Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center is in public preview and can help you secure connections to and from the public internet.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Support for virtual network peering in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

The network map in Azure Security Center now supports virtual network peering.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Azure Security Center adaptive application control updates

NOW AVAILABLE

In Azure Security Center, adaptive application control in audit mode is now available for Azure Linux VMs, as well as non-Azure Windows and Linux VMs and servers that are connected to Azure Security Center.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Azure Security Center: Regulatory compliance dashboard in public preview

IN PREVIEW

The new Azure Security Center regulatory compliance dashboard is in public preview. It helps streamline the process for meeting regulatory compliance requirements by providing insights into your compliance posture.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Azure Security Center: Secure score impact changes

NOW AVAILABLE

In Azure Security Center, the secure score impact has changed for several recommendations. The change might affect your overall secure score.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Mar 15

Azure Security Center policy migration to Azure Policy

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center policy updates are now performed from Azure Policy.

  • Azure Policy
  • Security Center
  • Security

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