How Does Azure Security Center Help Microsoft IT?

Microsoft IT (known to many as MSIT) uses Azure Security Center to help secure Microsoft corporate assets. MSIT uses Azure Security Center to assess their overall security ecosystem, improve the security knowledge of their internal teams, discover new threats and of course, get security alerts to inform them of possible security issues. If you’re an…


Azure Security Best Practices

Do you know about the Azure Security Information site? It’s a collection of articles and other resources that help you get up to speed on security topics for Azure services and capabilities – we’ve gone through many of the Azure Services for you and we’ve collated, categorized, and rationalized the information so that you can…


Protect Azure SQL Databases with Azure Security Center

Our aim is true – to help you protect, detect and respond to threats against your Azure based resources. At this time Azure Security Center provides comprehensive security services for your IaaS virtual machines and a collection of Azure PaaS services – which includes Azure SQL. What can Azure Security Center do to help protect…


Azure Security Center–Data Collection and Storage

In order for Azure Security Center to get the information it needs to assess your current security state and provide expert security recommendations, it needs to collect data from your virtual machines (this includes virtual machines that run in both Azure IaaS and PaaS cloud service models). In order to do this, you need to…


Let us know what you’d like to see in Azure Security Center

Azure Security Center helps you protect, detect and respond to threats against your Azure assets. We do a lot of things in Azure Security Center meet these protection, detection and response goals. Here are just a few of those things: We help you protect your Azure deployments by scanning them and looking for security issues…


What’s New in Azure Security Center?

One thing about the cloud is that things are always changing. And as an Azure security service, Azure Security Center keeps pace and continuously changes and improves, almost in real time! What are some of the new and cool things in Azure Security Center? Check out some of these hot pockets! Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (VA)…


Add Microsoft Antimalware to Azure Service Fabric Clusters

Hello Azure security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility + Security / Azure Security / OMS Security team) here. One question that keeps coming about Azure Antimalware is: can I add antimalware to Azure Service Fabric cluster? This question was recently asked in the Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines article. Azure…