Impact of Cisco March 2016 Vulnerabilities on Azure

Microsoft evaluates the security of its infrastructure on an ongoing basis and part of this evaluation includes working with our vendors, the open source community and internal test labs to identify and mitigate critical security issues. On March 2nd…(read more)

Pre-seeding Hyper-V Backups in DPM v2

Hi folks, it's me, Heyko and I'm a Premier Field Engineer for Virtualization in Germany. A few days ago a customer asked me if it is possible to pre-seed a Hyper-V VM Backup in Data Protection Manager 2012 R2. First of all a few words about Data Protection Manager. System Center Data Protection Manager or…

Endpoint Load Balancing Heath Probe Configuration Details

Azure load balanced endpoints enable a port to be configured on multiple role instances or virtual machines in the same hosted service. The Azure platform has the ability to add and remove role instances based upon the instance health to achieve high…(read more)

The Hierarchy of Cyber Needs

Hi, The Captain here from Microsoft Enterprise Cybersecurity Group's Global Incident Response and Recovery team.  The kind curators of the Platforms PFE blog invited me to share some thoughts about building a strong security foundation in your enterprise. It takes a lot of time, effort, expertise and money to protect an enterprise network against today’s…