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Sunburst chart conveying the eight areas of practice requirements to address the threats and reduce risk: ingest, inventory, update, enforce, audit, scan, rebuild, and fix and upstream.

Microsoft contributes S2C2F to OpenSSF to improve supply chain security

On August 4, 2022, Microsoft publicly shared a framework that it has been using to secure its own development practices since 2019, the Secure Supply Chain Consumption Framework (S2C2F), previously the Open Source Software-Supply Chain Security (OSS-SSC) Framework. As a ... continue reading
Various layers of full cloud-native stack on Kubernetes

Accelerate your cloud-native journey with Azure Monitor

This blog was co-authored by Xema Pathak, Senior Product Manager; Sahil Arora, Principal PM Lead; Matthew McCleary, Senior Program Manager and Brian Wren, Principal Content Developer. Organizations are going through an era of digital transformation and are embracing various cloud-native ... continue reading
Three of Microsoft Defender for Cloud listed from left to right: DevOps Security Management, Cloud Security Posture Management, and Cloud Workload protection.

Introducing new Microsoft Defender for Cloud innovations to strengthen cloud-native protections

Security teams face an expanding attack surface as organizations increasingly use cloud-native services to develop, deploy, and manage applications across their multicloud and hybrid environments. Their challenge is compounded by incomplete visibility, siloed processes, and a lack of prioritized mitigations ... continue reading
PSRule: Visualize Infrastructure as Code Maturity

PSRule: Visualize Infrastructure as Code Maturity

Introduction Continuing in our PSRule for Azure series, in today’s post, we’re going to look at visualizing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) maturity. DevOps culture has brought the shift left paradigm and the practice of testing code before it’s merged. This ... continue reading

Microsoft shares what’s next in machine learning at NVIDIA GTC

Finding scalable solutions for today’s global challenges requires forward-thinking, transformative tools. As environmental, economic, and public health concerns mount, Microsoft Azure is addressing these challenges head on with high-performance computing (HPC), AI, and machine learning. The behind-the-scenes power for everything ... continue reading

Azure Enterprise Policy as Code – A New Approach

We work closely with customers using Azure Policy and have seen many different methods of deploying and maintaining it, from manual to over-complicated automated methods, everyone has a unique way of doing it. This code was developed to make policy ... continue reading

Domain Join a Storage Account Leveraging Azure Automation

Are you looking to take the next step in your cloud journey and pivot away from managing file servers? Why not look at Azure Files! In short; Azure Files offers fully managed file shares in the cloud that are accessible ... continue reading
PsRule: Introduction to Infrastructure As Code (IAC) Testing

PsRule: Introduction to Infrastructure As Code (IAC) Testing

Introduction One of the fundamental ideas of DevOps is to combine the best practices from the infrastructure and development worlds, to learn from each other. This means applying the concept of testing to our Infrastructure As Code (Bicep, Arm, etc) ... continue reading
Azure Virtual Machines Automation - Deployment

Azure Virtual Machines Automation – Deployment

Welcome to this series where you will learn the various best practices for deploying Azure Virtual Machines and how to manage them at scale. To get started, we are going to take a look at various deployment options; how you ... continue reading
Setting up DNS in a Hybrid Environment.

Setting up DNS in a Hybrid Environment.

Hello Folks, I’m not sure when this became a series, but it’s looking like it’s going to be ongoing. I’m hoping it can give the community a sense of how you can slowly adopt cloud services to enhance your on-prem ... continue reading