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August 2019

Aug 21

Security Center now has single click remediation to boost your security posture (in preview)

IN PREVIEW

Remediate recommendations on a bulk of resources in a single click by using Secure Score, a tool that helps you assess your workload security posture.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 19

General availability of Managed Identity for Linux in App Service and Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

Managed identity support for App Service on Linux and the Azure Functions Linux Consumption Plan is now generally available.

  • App Service (Linux)
  • Azure Functions
Aug 19

General availability of user-assigned managed identities for App Service and Azure Functions

NOW AVAILABLE

App Service and Azure Functions support for user-assigned managed identities is now generally available.

  • App Service
  • App Service (Linux)
  • Azure Functions
Aug 15

Custom OpenID Connect identity providers for user flows in Azure AD B2C

NOW AVAILABLE

Use any OpenID Connect (OIDC) identity provider in the built-in user flows in Azure AD B2C.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Aug 15

Pass through an identity provider's access token in Azure AD B2C

NOW AVAILABLE

Applications can now get the identity provider's access token passed through as part of the Azure AD B2C token.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Aug 14

Azure AD Application Proxy integration with the Power BI Mobile application

NOW AVAILABLE

Use Azure AD Application Proxy to access reports in the Power BI Report Server hosted on-premises from the Power BI mobile application

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Aug 13

Email notifications available for Azure Government alerts

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now set up email notifications for Azure Government alerts.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 13

Public Preview of Managed Identity for Azure Service Fabric applications

IN PREVIEW

Azure Service Fabric applications now support user-assigned and system-assigned managed identities.

  • Service Fabric
Aug 8

Custom roles for app registration management

IN PREVIEW

Gain fine-grained control over what access your admins have for managing app registrations.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Aug 8

Cognitive Services—Azure Active Directory authentication and custom subdomains are now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) authentication allows you to authenticate to Cognitive Services using Azure AD or user principals. This capability provides greater flexibility for managing access to Cognitive Services and makes it easier to use existing policies for credential rotation and to enforce custom password standards.

  • Cognitive Services
Aug 2

Cross-tenant management is now supported in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

Security Center now supports cross-tenant management scenarios as part of Azure Lighthouse.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Aug 1

Azure Dedicated Host in Preview

IN PREVIEW

A new Azure service that provides physical servers that host one or more Azure virtual machines. The server is dedicated to your organization and workloads.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Azure Dedicated Host

July 2019

Jul 29

Azure Security Center launched new SQL recommendations

NOW AVAILABLE

New SQL related recommendations are now available

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 29

Azure Security Center for IoT now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Security Center allows you to protect your end-to-end IoT deployment with threat protection that identifies emerging threats and provides you with steps for remediation.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 25

The recommendation for storage access restriction has been retired

NOW AVAILABLE

The following recommendation has been disabled: Access to storage accounts with firewall and virtual network configurations should be restricted (Preview)

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 24

Guidance on CVE-2018-15664 for Azure IoT Edge

A security fix which addresses CVE-2018-15664 is available for Azure IoT Edge.

  • Azure IoT Edge
Jul 23

Azure AD Application Proxy support for single sign-on to SAML-based applications.

NOW AVAILABLE

Connect custom or popular SAML-based on-premises line of business apps to Azure AD for single sign-on.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
Jul 23

The recommendation and policy to enable encryption of storage account have been removed

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Storage is encrypted by default and cannot be un-encrypted, therefore the recommendation and policy has been removed.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 19

Updates to network recommendations in Azure Security Center

NOW AVAILABLE

There are new and updated Azure Security Center networking recommendations.

  • Security Center
  • Security
Jul 11

Authentication method usage and insight reporting in Azure AD

IN PREVIEW

Understand the adoption of self-service password reset (SSPR) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in your organization with this Azure AD dashboard.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security

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