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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

9/2/2020, Service Updates
New enhancements and updates that were made to Azure Security Center in August 2020.
8/25/2020,
I’m happy to introduce our Azure IoT Ask the Expert series to you. Each month, from September onwards, our engineers and specialists will briefly introduce an IoT topic in the Learn IoT...
8/25/2020,
I’m happy to introduce our Ask the IoT Expert series to you. Each month, from September onwards, our engineers and specialists will briefly introduce an IoT topic in the Learn IoT discussion...
8/24/2020,
In our continued effort to increase the baseline security of Azure Sphere, we have now released the Azure Sphere 20.08 quality fix that brings along a number of security enhancements to the...
8/17/2020,
The 20.07 Azure Sphere OS release contains a bug that affects Ethernet-connected devices that receive the OS through the recovery procedure instead of cloud update. This issue primarily affects...
8/4/2020, Service Updates
New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in July 2020.
7/31/2020,
The release of 20.07 brought along a range of security enhancements and changes to Azure Sphere. As head of the Operating System Platform (OSP) Security team, I want to provide more insights into...
7/30/2020,
What is the issue? We discovered an issue that affects verification of tenant certificates and we are resolving this by renewing the tenant CA certificates for all impacted tenants. As described...
7/22/2020,
The Azure Sphere Security Service is an integral part of Azure Sphere and brokers trust for device-to-cloud communication. When a customer creates a new tenant, the Azure Sphere Security Service...
7/21/2020,
Improve health, wellbeing, and productivity by tracking your home workspace CO2 levels How to build a healthier working environment by monitoring CO2, temperature, and humidity levels with an...
With massive workforces now remote, IT admins and security professionals are under increased pressure to keep everyone productive and connected while combatting evolving threats.
7/14/2020, MS Dev Blogs
Today, we are releasing the July 2020 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework. Security CVE-2020-1147– .NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability A remote code execution...
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...
5/19/2020, Service Updates
See the list of enhancements and updates made to Azure Security Center in May 2020.