Cloud Security can Enhance your Overall Security Posture

This month I took my Microsoft hat off, and wrote a vendor agnostic paper about Cloud Security. In this paper I’m explaining why Cloud Security can be beneficial for many business that are struggling to keep up with the current amount of threats. While there are skepticism around this subject (FEAR OF THE CLOUD!!), I’m…


Operations Management Suite Security and Audit Solution

Today we are releasing a series of new articles about Operations Management Suite (OMS) Security and Audit Solution. I had a pleasure to work with an old friend (Meir Mendelovich – from the Forefront UAG days and now OMS PM) producing these articles.  OMS Security and Audit Solution brings all security details together in a single dashboard…


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!


Azure Security Center Public Preview

Yesterday was a great day, the latest addition to the Azure family was released: Azure Security Center. I was working on this project for a long time, helping the team to build the documentation and I'm very proud to be part of this great team. Azure Security Center was introduced to me when it didn't…


Private Cloud Security Considerations for Enterprise IT

Today I’m pleased to announce that we published the latest version of this document. We worked together with Microsoft Consultants and Architects to review our original article and the result is this 80 pages long Considerations Guide. You can download this document from the link below: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Private-Cloud-Security-ce808498


Request for Feedback – CSA Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)

Cloud Security Alliance is inviting the community to give feedback in the new version of the CCM. This version has updates in the following areas: AICPA 2014 Trust Services Criteria Canada Personal Information Protection Electronic Documents Act COBIT 5.0 Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act CSA Enterprise Architecture European Network Information and Security Agency Information Assurance…


A chat with Tim Rains from Microsoft TwC about SIR v15

Last week while I was in Redmond to deliver a presentation at the CSO (Chief Security Officer) Council – Fall 2013, I had a chance to chat with Tim Rains about the new Security Intelligence Report (v15). This chat was part of the Episode 32 of our Security Talk Show (From End to Edge and…


Cloud Security Readiness Tool Updated

Four months ago I wrote a post to this blog talking about the Cloud Security Readiness Tool and one of the limitations during that time was the existence of only one scenario (SaaS). Today I’m pleased to share with you that the tool was updated and now you have IaaS and PaaS: Recently Cloud Security…


Cloud Security Readiness Tool

Today at RSA Conference in Europe, Microsoft launched the Cloud Security Reediness Tool. Here how it works: Go check it out now at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/jj554736


Designing Your Cloud Infrastructure

Just want to bring awareness of a new article that me, Tom Shinder and the Windows Server Team put together. This article explains the following points about designing your cloud infrastructure: Cloud Infrastructure Technical Overview. This section provides a short overview of cloud computing and the requirements of a cloud infrastructure. Cloud Infrastructure Design. This…