(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Disk Encryption in public preview


Today’s Tip…

Azure Disk Encryption for virtual machines (VMs) helps you address organizational security and compliance requirements by encrypting your VM disks, including boot and data disks, with keys and policies you control in Azure Key Vault. Disk Encryption for VMs works across both Linux and Windows operating systems. It also uses Key Vault to help you safeguard, manage, and audit use of your disk encryption keys. All the data in your VM disks is encrypted at rest using industry-standard encryption technology in your Azure Storage accounts. The Disk Encryption solution for Windows is based on proven Microsoft BitLocker Drive Encryption, and the Linux solution is based on dm-crypt.

Want to know more?

Azure Disk Encryption for Windows and Linux IaaS VMs Preview

Downloadable Disk Encryption Guide

Explore Azure Disk Encryption with Azure PowerShell

Explore Azure Disk Encryption with Azure PowerShell – Part 2


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