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    May 2019

    May 21

    Azure log integration tool deprecation

    Azure log integration (AzLog) tool will be deprecated on June 15, 2019.

    May 19

    Azure Security Center new Azure Linux analytics agent

    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

    May 16

    Network Security Group service tag for Azure Backup is now available

    NSG service tag for Azure Backup aims to ease the process of running backups in an environment locked down using NSGs. With this, you now have the option to simply use the ‘AzureBackup’ tag to allow outbound access to Azure Backup for your workload (SQL server) agent running inside the VM, instead of managing whitelisting of required IPs.

    May 6
    May 6

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    Adaptive application controls - changing a VM group membership

    May 6

    Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    Regulatory Compliance Dashboard in Azure Security Center is now generally available

    May 6
    May 6

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage - now generally available

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is now generally available

    April 2019

    Apr 24

    Changes to HDInsight cluster configuration access

    We are introducing some important changes to support more fine-grained role-based access to sensitive configuration information from HDInsight clusters. As part of these changes, some user action may be required.

    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.

    Apr 3

    Azure Security Center for IoT in public 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.

    Apr 2

    Regulatory compliance dashboard in Azure Security Center is 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.

    Apr 2

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

    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.

    Apr 2

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage is 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.

    Apr 2

    Azure portal April 2019 update

    The Azure portal has been updated in the areas of IaaS, Azure Data Explorer, Security Center, Azure Site Recovery, RBAC, support, and more.

    March 2019

    Mar 28

    Public preview: Data Discovery & Classification for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

    Data Discovery & Classification is now available in public preview for Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

    Mar 15

    Public preview: Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center

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

    Mar 15

    Support for virtual network peering in Azure Security Center

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

    Mar 15

    Azure Security Center adaptive application control updates

    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.

    Mar 15

    Azure Security Center: Regulatory compliance dashboard in public 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.

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