Searching for suspicious user in Azure Security Center

Last September during my presentation with Meir at Ignite, we talked about how powerful the new search capability in Azure Security Center is, the integration with Log Analytics gives you total control, and flexibility to find what you really need.  But how to really use this? First step is to read our core documentation regarding Search…


Updates in Azure Security Center – September 2017 – Part 3

Here another wave of new features that were released today, this time in public preview, but fully documented below: Investigate Incidents and Alerts in Azure Security Center (Preview) Custom Alert Rules in Azure Security Center (Preview) Security Playbook in Azure Security Center (Preview) If you are planning to go to Ignite next week, here are…


Updates in Azure Security Center – September 2017 – Part 2

You thought we were done, didn’t you? Nope, it ain’t over yet, and here are the new articles that reflect new capabilities in Azure Security Center released today: Monitoring and processing security events Azure Security Center search Adaptive Application Controls in Azure Security Center (Preview) Partner and Solutions Integration in Azure Security Center That’s a…


Azure Security Center – June Updates

I would like to share with you some updates that we had during this month in the Azure Security Center documentation, which directly reflect some changes in this service. The main changes are: Platform Migration: Beginning in early June 2017, Azure Security Center rolls out important changes to the way security data is collected and stored. These…


Respond to advanced threats with Azure Active Directory identity protection

The EMS + Security Team released a new series of demo videos with different common scenarios that EMS + Security can assist you to protect your organization’s assets. This one uses risk based conditional access helps admins and end users to ensure that their identities are not compromised. This is very important as advanced threats target user credentials a…


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 Azure Security Paper Series

Today we are releasing a series of new articles about Azure Security, which includes the following articles: • Azure Operational Security • Azure Advanced Threat Detection • Azure Logging and Auditing • Introduction to Azure Security • Isolation in the Azure Public Cloud We hope you enjoy and make sure to leave your feedback in the…


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…