Security Center

Azure – You can now have a cost estimation for Microsoft Defender for Cloud based on your resources

As you may already know Microsoft Defender for Cloud (formerly known as Azure Security Center and Azure Defender) provides advanced threat detection capabilities across your cloud workloads. However this is always difficult to estimate upfront the cost associated with Defender for Cloud. Well good news, you can now deploy a workbook developed by the Azure …

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Azure – Quickly find the status of Azure Security Center recommendations

As you may know, Azure Security Center (ASC) is your own stop shop for everything related to the security of your Azure infrastructure (including when running in hybrid with your on-premises servers onboarded onto Azure). Microsoft is providing default built-in rules to help you secure your resources as per the latest recommendations. Off course you …

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Azure – You can now define automation workflow on Azure Security Center (preview)

By now you should already know Azure Security Center (ASC), the unified one-stop shop security management for Azure, providing you details about your security posture and potential improvements. Well, you can now define automation workflow (in preview) to automate actions based on detection alerts or security center recommendations. Automation workflow uses Logic App to execute …

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Azure – You can now define your own security policies in Azure Security Center

As you may already know, Azure comes with security center a feature providing unified and centralized security management for Azure called Azure Security Center (ASC). Until now, Azure Security Center was providing only built-in security policies (either from Microsoft or to comply with regulatory standards). Well, good news, you can now define your very own …

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Microsoft Defender – Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection is now available in public preview for MacOS

After a limited preview earlier in March, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is now available in public preview for MacOS devices. To get this preview, you need to have first turn the preview feature in your Security Center portal (see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/microsoft-defender-atp/preview) All the documentation is available here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-defender-antivirus/microsoft-defender-atp-mac You can on-board Mac devices from …

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Azure – Retirement and replacement of specific features in Azure Security Center

By July 31st, 2019, the following legacy features in Azure Security Center (ASC) will removed and replaced in either Azure Log Analytics or Azure Sentinel: Events Search Classic Identity & Access dashboard Threat intelligence dashboard Investigation flow in security alerts Edit security configuration settings for security policies Security and audit dashboard in Log Analytics You …

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