Update to Azure Antimalware Extension for Cloud Services

Microsoft Azure has released the latest version (1.1.0.1) of the Azure Antimalware extension for Cloud Services (PaaS v1). This release includes support for Guest Agent Family 5+ and has Windows Server 2016 Operating System enabled with Defender by default. The new extension will only configure the policies in your Azure PaaS v1 nodes, as Defender…


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…


Enabling Diagnostics Logging for Azure Antimalware

Hello Azure security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility and Azure Security team) here. Recently we had a great discussion online about how to enable diagnostics logs for Antimalware in Azure. This is an important discussion because when you enable Antimalware through the Azure Portal, this action will not enable the diagnostics logs for Antimalware…


Enabling Microsoft Antimalware User Interface on ARM VMs Post Deployment

Hello Azure security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility and Azure Security team) here. In our blog post Microsoft Antimalware and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VMs, we clarified some issues regarding Microsoft Antimalware deployment using PowerShell for ARM VMs and the supportability question regarding accessing the antimalware user interface (UI) post deployment. As stated in…


Update on Microsoft Antimalware and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VMs

Hello Azure security community! Yuri Diogenes (CSI Enterprise Mobility and Azure Security team) here. Recently we updated our Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines article and had some interesting discussions regarding Azure antimalware on ARM VMs. While our original article has many examples for antimalware deployment using PowerShell, scripts for ARM VMs…