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Security is integrated into every aspect of Azure. Azure offers you unique security advantages derived from global security intelligence, sophisticated customer-facing controls, and a secure hardened infrastructure. This powerful combination helps protect your applications and data, support your compliance efforts, and provide cost-effective security for organizations of all sizes.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 10/25/2018, Webpage
    To help you better understand the collection of security controls implemented within Microsoft Azure from both the customer's and Microsoft operations' perspectives, this...
  2. 10/19/2017, Trainings
    Security in the Microsoft Azure cloud can be complex, and the stakes are high. This course, Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started, will provide you with the skills you...
  3. 10/25/2018, Video, 0:51:12
    Maintaining a strong security posture for your cloud-based innovation is a shared responsibility between you and Microsoft. In this session, learn how Microsoft Azure provides...
  4. 2/20/2018, Whitepaper
    This document, CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Security Benchmark, provides prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure baseline configuration for Microsoft Azure. This...

Security News

7/8/2020,
For enterprise and industrial customers with connected equipment and devices, a higher level of network security is an important part of protecting business-critical investments and...
7/1/2020, Service Updates
New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in June 2020.
6/29/2020,
The month of JulyOT is here!  To celebrate, we have curated a collection of content designed to demonstrate and teach developers how to build solutions with Azure IoT services.  Each week, we...
Now more than ever, organizations need to reduce costs, keep up with compliance requirements, all while managing risks in this constantly evolving landscape.
6/19/2020,
A rollback attack is a common type of security attack in which an attacker tricks the target into running an older, less secure version of its software. Once the insecure software is running, the...
6/8/2020, Azure Podcast
Candace Jackson, a Senior PM in the Azure Security team, give us an update on the effort to remove the use of TLS 1.0 from applications in Azure.   Media...
5/26/2020,
Last year Microsoft acquired one of the most deployed RTOS products in the market, proven across a vast range of industries and use cases – from mobile phones and fitness trackers, to security...
5/15/2020, Azure Podcast
Evan and the team discuss a real-world situation with a customer using Availability Sets and limitations of such deployments in Azure.   Media file:...
The Azure Security Benchmark v1 was released in January 2020 and is being used by organizations to manage their security and compliance policies for their Azure workloads.
5/4/2020,
The Azure Sphere 20.04 update is now available in the Retail feed. The 20.04 release of Azure Sphere OS includes new features to support EAP-TLS networking and certificate management. A single...
5/4/2020, Azure Podcast
Shane Curtis, an Endpoint Consultant with Planet Technologies, share his deep insights into the Windows Virtual Desktop service which has grown in popularity due to the demand for work-from-home...
4/22/2020, Azure Podcast
Cloud Native specialists Joey Schluchter and our very own Kendall Roden share the vision of Dapr and Arc. Media file:...
4/22/2020,
  IoT security is a critical challenge touching every aspect of our lives. Security is complex, expensive, and ever-changing as hackers become more cunning. Azure Sphere builds on decades of...
4/15/2020, Service Updates
Today we are introducing a new capability in Security Center that allows customers to create automation configurations leveraging Azure Logic Apps and to create policies that will automatically...
4/15/2020, Service Updates
In order to enable enterprise level scenarios on top of Security Center, we now enable you to consume Security Center alerts and recommendations in additional places except the Azure Portal or API.
4/15/2020,
Since GA, the Azure Sphere Security Services team has been hard at work to provide a Public Web API that supports our customer’s need to manage and configure their Azure Sphere devices...
Summary To provide the best-in-class encryption to our customers, the PowerShell Gallery has deprecated Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 as of April 2
Azure Security Center's threat protection enables you to detect and prevent threats across a wide variety of services from Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) layer to Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)…
3/24/2020, Azure Podcast
The team gets together to share personal thoughts and experiences on working at home for extended periods of time and how Azure and other cloud vendors are helping the cause during this difficult...
3/19/2020, Service Updates
Azure Security Center is expanding its container security features to protect Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).