Get the sample app to test and demo Azure storage client-side encryption using the Azure SDK

Hello Azure (Security) community!  In an earlier blog post here on the Azure Security Team blog, we talked about a cool new security feature in Azure which enables client-side storage encryption in Azure. You can use client-side storage encryption to encrypt data in Azure Blobs, Tables and Queues.  David Cross, Partner Director of Azure Security…


Explore Azure Disk Encryption with Azure PowerShell – Part 2

Hi (Security) Community: We heard, loud and clear, that you’re excited about this new capability, and based on our previous post Explore Azure Disk Encryption (ADE) with Azure PowerShell, you would love to hear more on the automation and scripting you can perform using the ADE cmdlets.  Today, Sudhakar Evuri, a Senior Software Engineer in…

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Explore Azure Disk Encryption with Azure Powershell

Hi (Security) Community! Two days ago, we announced the public preview for Azure Disk Encryption supporting both Windows Server and Linux VMs.   I am sure everyone has seen the detailed whitepaper and already started encrypting your VMs using the ARM template samples we provided.  Now, we know the community loves PowerShell and everything that you…

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Azure Disk Encryption for Linux and Windows Virtual Machines-Public Preview Now Available

DOWNLOAD THE AZURE DISK ENCRYPTION WHITE PAPER In this blog post, Devendra Tiwari, Principal Program Manager in the Azure Security Engineering team, let’s you know about a great new security capability in Microsoft Azure. Today we are announcing public preview availability of Azure Disk Encryption for Windows and Linux IaaS VMs! Azure Disk Encryption is…


Getting Started with Azure Security

At the recent MVP Global Summit I was asked by more than one person what seemed like a simple question: “what does Azure have to offer when it comes to security?” That’s a reasonable question and should be pretty easy to answer. Then I wondered: how would a cloud broker, developer, architect, designer, implementer or…