How Azure Security Center Secures Your Azure Security Center Data

That’s sort of a mouthful, isn’t it? Many people we talk to want to understand how Azure Security Center secures the data it uses to help secure the workloads you deploy in the Azure cloud. These people know that some of this information is sensitive and require that this information is secured from end-to-end. In…


CJIS Implementation Guidelines for Microsoft Government Cloud

At Microsoft, we are committed to implementing state-of-the art technology and world-class security solutions to meet the applicable controls of FedRAMP, NIST Special Publication 800-53 , and the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy to allow our customers to meet their compliance requirements. To help you use the Azure security features and capabilities we…


Security Management in Microsoft Azure

Secure management of your Azure resources requires the right combination of people, processes and technology. Your people need to be vetted and trained in secure cloud management. Well defined and adhered processes are non-negotiable. Technology enables the people to carry out the processes effectively and with a minimum of overhead. One of the key issues…


Potential Refresh Issues with the Azure Security Center Power BI

Hello Azure Security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility and Azure Security team) here. We recently receive a report that some customers are experiencing a problem with Azure Security Center Power BI daily refresh report. By default a refresh is scheduled to take place in the daily basis, after a few times of successful refresh…


Missing Source Information in Azure Security Center Alerts

Hello Azure security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility and Azure Security team) here. Recently we updated our Managing and responding to security alerts in Azure Security Center article to add more details regarding alerts for suspicious activities. When the Azure Security Center attack detection mechanism triggers an alert, it will show you which resource…


Azure Disk Encryption White Paper–New Update

Just a quick FYI to the Azure Security community. The Azure Disk Encryption white paper has been updated! Some of the changes you’ll find there pertain to the Azure PowerShell version that you should be using. We recommend that you use version 1.2.1. Read the white paper for more information. Thanks! Tom Tom Shinder Program…


Azure Security Center on TechNet Radio

Managing data and services requires us to keep security of company data top-of-mind at all times. It doesn’t matter if you’re on-premises, in the cloud, or hybrid – if you don’t start with security, life is going to get complicated. A new set of powerful tools from Microsoft Azure known as the Azure Security Center…


Updated Microsoft Cloud Red Team White Paper

Microsoft and other software and hardware vendors have dedicated significant resources over the last decade to develop more secure solutions for their customers. These efforts were driven by the increasing sophistication of the people attacking information systems. The threat environment has evolved over time and the industry has had to respond to those changes. DOWNLOAD…


Get More Out of Azure Security Center with Power BI

Last week on the Azure Blog Sarah Fender announced a collection of very cool new capabilities for Azure Security Center. There’s something for everyone there! One that caught my attention was the new ability to use Power BI to get even more visibility into the security state of your Azure deployments. If you’re new to…


Azure Security Center on Microsoft Mechanics

What’s better than reading about Azure Security Center? Listening to a radio show about Azure Security Center. What’s better to listening to radio show about Azure Security Center? Watching a video about Azure Security Center on Microsoft Mechanics! In this video, Ryan McGee, Product Manager in Cloud Platform, takes us on a whirlwind trip around…