Azure Infrastructure Security Book Coming Soon

We’re all about Azure security here on the Azure Security and Compliance Team blog. We know that the Azure public cloud has what you need to be successful faster than you could ever be on-premises. We’re seeing that with customers every day. But another thing we see and hear are concerns – security concerns. You…


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…


Azure Security at the Microsoft Cloud Roadshow

Want to learn more about the Microsoft Cloud? It doesn’t matter if you’re a cloud expert with years of experience or someone who’s just getting started with the cloud – having access to best practices and training is more critical than ever. That’s especially true with security. For that reason, Windows Server and Azure Security…


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…


Secure the Cloud with Azure Security Center

FOR THE LATEST BLOG POST ON AZURE SECURITY CENTER – GO HERE. Security is a top level concern when it comes to cloud computing for organizations of all types. While security concerns aren’t nearly as fierce as they were during the early days of public cloud computing, they still weigh heavily on the minds of…


Azure Security News Catch Up for August 2015

It’s hard to stay in touch with all that’s being going on in Azure security, so we decided to make things a little easier for you by providing a monthly “catch up” post. This will make it easier for you to get a quick view of what happened in Azure security for the previous month….


Securing Remote Access to Azure Virtual Machines over the Internet

Access to virtual machines when you run them on-premises is easy – just RDP into a VM over your local network. We’ve been doing that for years and not much has changed, other than the fact that the RDP protocol is a lot more secure and more performant than it was years ago. What about…


Security logging and analysis options in Azure

Today we have a great blog post for those of you interested in the security logging options in Microsoft Azure. Sanjay Narang was the thought leader on this article, with Becky Ochs, Namgyal Dolker and I working together with him. Enjoy! We’ve seen that many of you are looking for a way to collect and…


A Practical Guide to Designing Secure Health Solutions Using Microsoft Azure

Today I’m very happy to announce a new industry vertical white paper related to Azure Security. The name of the white paper is A Practical Guide to Designing Secure Health Solutions Using Microsoft Azure. In it you’ll receive guidance around considerations you need to make regarding the secure use and implementation Azure cloud technology. These…