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March 2019

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
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
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
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
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
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 15

Azure Security Center update: Secure score for compliance metrics

NOW AVAILABLE

Use secure score to evaluate your security posture in Azure Security Center.

  • Security Center
  • Compliance
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Mar 15

Azure Security Center update: Azure App Service recommendation improvements

Azure App Service security recommendations have been improved to provide greater accuracy and environment compatibility.

  • App Service
  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services

December 2018

Dec 6

Azure portal December 2018 update

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about updates made available to the Azure portal for December 2018.

  • Microsoft Azure portal
  • Virtual Machines
  • Security Center
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
  • Management
  • Security
  • Services

November 2018

Nov 26

Azure Security Center update - November

NOW AVAILABLE

These updates and enhancements were made to Azure Security Center in November.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Nov 19

Security Center Workload Protection for App Service name changes

Effective January 1, 2019, names for Security Center Workload Protection for App Service will change.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services

October 2018

Oct 16

Azure Security Center update September 2018

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q3 2018

New features are in preview for Azure Security Center.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services
Oct 10

Azure Security Center update - Ignite 2018

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q3 2018

This update contains new features announced as generally available at Ignite 2018.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services

September 2018

Sep 26

Azure Security Center innovations now available in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Security Center Secure Score, which provides visibility and recommendations to improve your security posture for Azure resources, is now available in preview.

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services

August 2018

Aug 22

Configure just-in-time virtual machine access from the VM blade

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security

July 2018

Jul 29

Azure Security Center update July 22

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
Jul 6

Azure Security Center update July 1

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Security Center update on July 1 includes many features, including a redesigned overview dashboard and new security recommendations.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security

May 2018

May 15

GUID migration: Azure Security Center unit-of-measure change

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Security Center
  • Security

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).

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services
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).

  • Security Center
  • Security
  • Services

February 2018

Feb 20

Azure Security Center—advanced prevention and threat detection

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security

September 2017

Sep 26

Azure Security Center updates

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security

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.

  • Security Center
  • Features
  • Security
  • Services

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