Serious about security? Check out Azure Security Center

In “Hybrid Cloud Workload Protection with Azure Security Center,” a new course available on Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), Yuri Diogenes and Ty Balascio offer an overview of Azure Security Center, including requirements, planning, onboarding, and troubleshooting. Yuri and Ty work with real-world data and share their experience in the field to show how the threat…

New training course: Monitoring your hybrid environment with OMS security

If you’re wondering how to implement and manage Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) to monitor a hybrid enterprise infrastructure, be sure to check out this course with Yuri Diogenes. Learn about deployment, antimalware, and update assessments, in addition to incident detection and response.

Azure network security

Azure networking has a lot of moving parts. This chapter from Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure discusses components from a security perspective, best practices, and some patterns that you might want to adopt for your own deployments.


Free ebook: The Security Development Lifecycle

Hello, Michael Howard here, from the Microsoft Cybersecurity team. It’s hard to imagine that Steve Lipner and I wrote The Security Development Lifecycle: A Process for Developing Demonstrably More Secure Software (Microsoft Press, 2006) a decade ago. Even though much has changed in the intervening years, it’s amazing how the simple fundamentals still hold true.

New MVA course: Advanced Threat Analytics

Yuri Diogenes, co-author of the upcoming book Enterprise Mobility with App Management, Office 365, and Threat Mitigation: Beyond BYOD, recently recorded a free course for the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) about Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA). In this demo-rich course, learn the basics of ATA, including what it does and how it works. Explore ATA architecture,…


New book: Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Services, Security, & Infrastructure

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Services, Security, & Infrastructure (9780735682559), by William R. Stanek. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Description  This supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for Windows…