Azure Security Center UI Update

If you are using Azure Security Center you probably noticed that yesterday the main dashboard was different, that’s right, it was updated. You can watch this short video below that I recorded with an explanation about these changes: We also updated our articles that were impacted by this UI change, such as the Security health monitoring…


New Alerts in Azure Security Center

As new attacks are discovered and validated, new security alerts will be created in Azure Security Center. This is an ongoing process, which is part of the “Detection Factory”, explained below: Yesterday we updated the Security alerts by type in Azure Security Center article to include the following new virtual machine behavioral analysis type of alerts:…


Security Incident in Azure Security Center

Azure Security Center has the capability to aggregate security alerts that are correlated in one single bucket called Security Incident. The intent is to enable the incident response team to understand the attacks that occurred as part of the same campaign. In the video below, I’m going to show you how to use Security Incident and some benefits…


Crash Dump Analysis in Azure Security Center

For five years I worked at Microsoft CSS Security as Support Escalation Engineer, back in the ISA/TMG days and part of my job during that time was to analyze memory dump files (here an old example of those ISA days – good times). There were many scenarios where analyzing a dump file was the only way to understand the…


Azure Security Center – from planning to operations in 10 steps

In a recent conversation with a customer, I received a question regarding Azure Security Center and the best way to adopt and leverage this service for daily operations. The answer for that can be found at Azure Security Center documentation page, but I decided to put together the top 10 questions (in order) that can…


New Articles about Azure Security Center

Hello Security community! Quick update here just to bring awareness about some new articles (and some updates) that we had recently at Azure Security Center: Provide security contact details in Azure Security Center Add a web application firewall in Azure Security Center Update OS version in Azure Security Center Enable Network Security Groups in Azure…


Updates in Azure Security Center Public Preview

Recently we released some updates for Azure Security Center and we updated our documentation to reflect that. One important update that was added is the recommendation for the Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), which will be part of the Networking recommendations as shown below: Now you can also access the Azure Security Center Planning and Operations Guide directly…


Azure Security Center at TechNet Radio

Hello folks, Recently my great friend Tom Shinder and I recorded an interview for the TechNet Radio show with Kevin Remde where we talked about Azure Security Center. Make sure to check it out here: The direct link for the interview is https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TNR1643 Enjoy it!