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February 2020

Feb 10

Update servers and applications to TLS 1.2 by March 13, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2020

Update your servers and applications that communicate with Azure Container Registry to use transport layer security (TLS) 1.2 by March 13, 2020, to improve secure communication and to avoid any service interruptions.

  • Container Registry
  • Compliance
  • Security

January 2020

Jan 27

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 Released

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure App Service on Azure Stack Hub Update 8 released today.

  • App Service
  • Azure Stack
  • Services
Jan 13

Azure HDInsight TLS 1.2 Enforcement

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2020

Starting on June 30, 2020, Azure HDInsight will enforce TLS 1.2 or later versions for all HTTPS connections. We recommend that you ensure that all your clients are ready to handle TLS 1.2 or later versions.

  • HDInsight
  • Security

December 2019

Dec 4

Azure API Management update—December 2019

NOW AVAILABLE

A regular Azure API Management service update started on December 4, 2019, and included the following new features, bug fixes, and changes, along with other improvements.

  • API Management
  • Features

November 2019

Nov 14

Azure Key Vault Virtual Machine extension now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Key Vault Virtual Machine extension makes it easier for apps running on virtual machines to use certificates from a key vault, by abstracting the common tasks as well as best practices.

  • Key Vault
  • Security
Nov 4

Secure your Custom Domains at no cost with App Service Managed Certificates (preview)

IN PREVIEW

Excerpt: One of the most highly requested features for App Service for free Transport Layer Security (TLS) is now in preview! You can secure custom domains for your web apps with App Service Managed Certificates.

  • App Service
  • Microsoft Ignite

September 2019

Sep 30

Azure CDN from Verizon - enforcement of strict SNI connections

NOW AVAILABLE

We are deprecating support for non-SNI connections when using Azure CDN from Verizon.

  • Content Delivery Network
  • Services

April 2019

Apr 10

TLS 1.2 Recommended for Power BI Embedded applications

TLS 1.2 is recommended for all Power BI Embedded applications to ensure that customers have control over the security of communications with Microsoft services.

  • Power BI Embedded
  • Security

March 2019

Mar 27

Azure API Management roundup of features and fixes

NOW AVAILABLE

This month's API Management service update includes improvements to JWT token validation and request forwarding.

  • API Management
  • Features
Mar 8

AKS 2019-03-07 release

NOW AVAILABLE

The AKS 2019-03-07 release contains bug fixes and a new version of the Azure Monitor for containers agent.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Services

January 2019

Jan 30

New release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool

NOW AVAILABLE

A new release of the Microsoft Threat Modeling Tool is available for download that contains several updates and feature changes.

  • Features
  • SDK and Tools

November 2018

Nov 29

Azure API Management update November 28

NOW AVAILABLE

Learn about the latest regular update to Azure API Management.

  • API Management
  • Features
Nov 14

Azure Bot Service enforcing transport layer security (TLS) 1.2

IN PREVIEW

On December 4, 2018, the Azure Bot Service will require all connections to be secured using transport layer security (TLS) 1.2.

  • Azure Bot Service
  • Compliance
  • Services
Nov 10

Azure Policy now audits applications installed inside virtual machines

IN PREVIEW

Azure Policy Guest Configuration provides the capability to audit settings inside VMs on Azure. The newest policy offers the ability to check for known applications installed inside VMs on Azure.

  • Azure Policy
  • Compliance

October 2018

Oct 18

Disable NTLM, TLS v1 and secure your Azure AD DS managed domain

NOW AVAILABLE

You can secure your Azure AD DS managed domain by disabling NTLM v1 support, TLS v1, and synchronization of NTLM password hashes from the on-premises Active Directory instance.

  • Azure Active Directory Domain Services
  • Features
  • Security

June 2018

Jun 18

New App Service apps deployed with TLS 1.2 by default from June 30

Starting June 30, all new apps in Azure App Service will be created with TLS 1.2 by default.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Web Apps
  • Compliance
Jun 13

TLS configuration now fixed to block 1.0

We recently announced that all Azure App Service and Azure Functions apps could update TLS configuration. Reporting tools should now correctly indicate that lower versions of TLS are blocked.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Compliance

May 2018

May 2

Breaking change for SNI-SSL host names on Azure App Service

Sites that have SNI-SSL selected will not be able to work with TLS 1.0 selected, if receiving traffic from older browser versions.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Features

April 2018

Apr 17

Configuration of TLS versions in App Service and Functions apps now available

Explicitly set the TLS version for individual Azure App Service and Azure Functions hosted applications.

  • App Service
  • Azure Functions
  • Compliance
  • Features

September 2016

Sep 29

Azure Key Vault Certificates helps simplify and automate tasks for SSL/TLS certificates

Azure Key Vault is introducing Key Vault Certificates to simplify tasks related to SSL/TLS certificates from supported third-party CAs.

  • Key Vault
  • Features
  • Security

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