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How can Microsoft Threat Protection help reduce the risk from phishing?

Microsoft Threat Protection can help you reduce the cost of phishing The true cost of a successful phishing campaign may be higher than you think. Although phishing defenses and user education have become common in many organizations, employees still fall ... continue reading

Power mission-critical applications with Azure Database for PostgreSQL

In our current environment, organizations are increasingly looking towards digital solutions to engage their customers and remain competitive. They’re discovering that their customers’ needs can be best met through differentiated, digital experiences delivered by cloud-native applications. When building a new ... continue reading

Advancing the outage experience—automation, communication, and transparency

“Service incidents like outages are an unfortunate inevitability of the technology industry. Of course, we are constantly improving the reliability of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. We meet and exceed our Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for the vast majority of ... continue reading

How to optimize your Azure workload costs

The economic challenges posed by the global health pandemic continue to affect every organization around the world. During this difficult time, cost optimization has become an especially critical topic. Recently, we provided an overview of how to approach cost optimization ... continue reading
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How to organize your security team: The evolution of cybersecurity roles and responsibilities

Digital transformation, cloud computing, and a sophisticated threat landscape are forcing everyone to rethink the functions of each role on their security teams, from Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to practitioners. With billions of people around the globe working from ... continue reading
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Prioritize datacenter discovery and readiness assessments to accelerate cloud migration

Cloud migrations are an effective way to drive operational efficiencies and to flip capital expenses to operational. Successful cloud migrations are rooted in bias towards action and execute with urgency towards triggers that need immediate attention. In our experience, migration ... continue reading
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Azure AD Mailbag: Identity protection

Greetings! We're back with another mailbag, this time focusing on your common questions regarding Azure AD Identity Protection. Security is always top of mind and Identity Protection helps you strike a balance between the usability required for end users to ... continue reading

Microsoft is this week’s sponsor of Identiverse Virtual 2020

Welcome to week three of Identiverse Virtual 2020! This year, Identiverse is a series of free virtual sessions that you can attend from the comfort of your home. Microsoft is proud to sponsor this week, June 29-July 3, and join ... continue reading
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Preparing for what’s next: Financial considerations for cloud migration

Co-authored by Jorge Magana, Director, Azure Finance (Financial Planning and Analysis). In the kick off blog of this series, I shared our top recommendations to accelerate your cloud migration journey, one of which was around aligning key stakeholders across your ... continue reading
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Protecting Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Security Center

With massive workforces now remote, IT admins and security professionals are under increased pressure to keep everyone productive and connected while combatting evolving threats. Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and application virtualization service running in Azure, delivering simplified ... continue reading