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Azure Firewall


A service that uses a static public IP address to protect your VNet resources. Azure Firewall is PCI, SOC, ISO, ICSA Labs, and HITRUST compliant. Features A stateful firewall service. You can enable forced tunneling to route Internet-bound traffic to an additional firewall or virtual network appliance. Limit outbound traffic to a given FQDN list, including wild cards. Filter any TCP/UDP protocol outbound traffic. To use FQDNs in your rules, you must enable DNS proxy. Deny the traffic of a malicious IP address with threat intelligence-based filtering. It has the highest priority rules and will always be processed first. Threat [...]

Azure Firewall2022-08-13T03:30:22+00:00

Azure Key Vault


A service that allows you to store tokens, passwords, certificates, and other secrets. You can also create and manage the keys used to encrypt your data. Features Soft delete allows a deleted key vault and its objects to be retrieved during the retention time you designate. The retention period of a deleted vault is between 7 to 90 days. With soft-delete and purge protection enabled, it will not purge a vault or object in the deleted state until the retention period has expired. You may connect to a key vault via A public endpoint in all networks A public endpoint [...]

Azure Key Vault2021-02-22T09:12:05+00:00

Microsoft Defender for Cloud


Manages all the security features of Azure. Detect vulnerabilities, restrict your exposure to threats, and quickly detect and respond to attacks. Secure Score allows you to get continuous assessment and security recommendations. It helps you to detect unusual activities and prevent threats in your PaaS workloads. Protect your virtual machines with configuration and vulnerability management, workload hardening, and server EDR. It also supports advanced monitoring to track and manage compliance & governance. Allows you to protect your resources using free or standard tiers. Concepts Defender for Cloud displays the overall secure score of your account. The higher the score, the [...]

Microsoft Defender for Cloud2022-02-07T08:19:08+00:00

Microsoft Defender for Identity


Enables you to identify, detect, and investigate advanced threats in your organization. Allows you to monitor user activities and information. Identify and investigate advanced threats throughout the entire cyber-attack kill chain: Reconnaissance - identify attempts by attackers to gain information. Compromised credentials - any attempts that compromise user credentials shall be detected. Lateral movements - attacks to gain access to sensitive accounts. Domain dominance - the attacker has the credentials to access your domain controller. Exfiltration - unauthorized data transfer.   Sources: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ww/security/business/threat-protection/identity-defender https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/defender-for-identity/what-is

Microsoft Defender for Identity2022-02-07T07:29:52+00:00

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)


Bookmarks Features Concepts Monitoring Security Authentication Fundamentals: The Basics Validate Your Knowledge An identity and access management service that helps you access internal and external resources. Azure AD licenses: Free, Premium P1, Premium P2 and Pay as you go Free - user and group management in your on-premises directory Premium P1 - allows access to both on-premises and cloud resources. Premium P2 - provides an additional feature called Azure AD Identity Protection. Pay as you go - offers a feature called Azure AD B2C. Features You can use Azure AD Authentication [...]

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)2021-05-18T08:40:13+00:00

Azure Service Health


Gives you a personalized view of the status of your Azure services and regions. Azure Service Health is composed of three services: Azure status - informs you of service outages in Azure. Service Health - helps you have a customized view of your services' health in a region. Resource Health - provides health information on your Azure resources. Active events in service health: Service issues Planned maintenance Health advisories Security advisories Track any alerts and issues in real-time and get full reports once resolved. You can configure alerts to notify you about active and upcoming service issues. Azure users can [...]

Azure Service Health2021-02-23T04:56:52+00:00

Azure Information Protection (AIP)


You can protect your documents and emails by applying labels. Labels can be applied: Automatically - administrators Manually - users By combination - recommendations Allows you to track your shared data and revoke access if needed. Configure policies based on the sensitivity of your data. Sharing data with others will be safe, and you are in control of who can edit, view, and print. Labeling content includes: Classification Visual Markings Metadata You can use default labels or custom labels. The default classification labels are: Personal General Confidential Highly Confidential Want to learn more about Azure? Watch the official Microsoft Azure [...]

Azure Information Protection (AIP)2021-02-22T09:13:26+00:00

Azure Blueprints


Creates templates for standard and repeatable Azure environments that comply with an organization’s compliance requirements and operational standards. It supports the following resources as artifacts: Role Assignments Policy Assignments Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates Resource Groups It provides resource locking to prevent unwanted changes. A Blueprint may have its own parameters, but these can only be created if a Blueprint is developed from the REST API rather than Azure Portal. Blueprints role: Owner, Contributor, Blueprint Contributor, Blueprint Operator With Blueprints, you have a centralized location for environment management, including deployment, versioning, and update. If your subscriptions are in the same [...]

Azure Blueprints2021-02-23T05:01:17+00:00

Azure Advisor


Advisor analyzes your configurations and offers personalized, actionable recommendations. It provides relevant best practices to help you improve: Cost Security Reliability Operational Excellence Performance Access recommendations are available at no additional cost. Want to learn more about Azure? Watch the official Microsoft Azure YouTube channel's video series called Azure Tips and Tricks. Sources: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/advisor/ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/advisor/advisor-overview

Azure Advisor2021-02-23T04:59:43+00:00

Azure Monitor


Bookmarks Features Log Analytics Application Insights Pricing What is Azure Monitor? Validate Your Knowledge Monitoring tool for your Azure resources and applications. A service to display the metrics of your resources. You can also configure alerts that send notifications when a threshold is breached. Features Metrics represents a time-ordered set of data points that are published to Azure Monitor. The metrics collected are stored for a maximum of 93 days. Share your dashboards with other users using Azure Dashboards. The data is stored as a set of records in either the [...]

Azure Monitor2022-07-05T08:08:03+00:00

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