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Industrial systems: What it takes to secure and staff them

The security community is continuously changing, growing, and learning from each other to better position the world against cyberthreats. In the latest post of our Community Voices blog series, Microsoft Security Senior Product Marketing Manager Brooke Lynn Weenig talks with ... 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
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Azure Data Studio July Release with VS Code Updates 

Hello, community! As you may already know, Azure Data Studio (ADS) is and has always been focused on building out its own ecosystem of extensions and customized tabs for handling databases, using the UI framework of Visual Studio (VS) Code ... continue reading
Check out new Azure AD Certificate-Based Authentication (CBA) enhancements

Check out new Azure AD Certificate-Based Authentication (CBA) enhancements

In February 2022, we made an announcement of the public preview of Azure AD Certificate-Based Authentication as a part of Microsoft’s commitment to Executive Order 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity .     The public preview process gives us the opportunity to get great feedback ... continue reading

Discover 5 lessons Microsoft has learned about compliance management

Compliance management is a complex process—one that gets increasingly more complicated the larger an organization grows. Microsoft knows this firsthand, not only because of our experience providing Security and Compliance solutions to customers but also because of the global reach ... continue reading

Accessing Key Vault from Another Subscription Over Private Endpoint

Introduction Hello everyone, Andrew Coughlin here and I am a Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft focusing on Azure IaaS. I recently received questions from a few of my customers about access to a key vault from a different subscription. In ... continue reading
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Improve scalability with system page latch concurrency enhancements in SQL Server 2022

Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series.Over the past several SQL Server releases, Microsoft has improved the concurrency and performance of the tempdb database. In SQL Server 2022 we are addressing one of the last areas of contention by ... continue reading

How Microsoft Security partners are helping customers do more with less

There has never been a greater demand for specialized cybersecurity expertise—or a greater opportunity for our partners to support our customers with new services and solutions. Over the last year, the permanent shift to hybrid work has empowered businesses to ... continue reading

Migrate and modernize with Azure to power innovation across the entire digital estate

Cloud adoption increased significantly during COVID-19 and continues for many companies. However, an enormous migration and modernization opportunity remains as organizations continue their digital transformation. In fact, 72 percent of organizations reported their industry’s pace of digital transformation accelerated because ... continue reading

Introduction to Network Trace Analysis Part 1: Asking Questions and Collecting Data

Howdy everyone! Today’s post will be a bit shorter but will cover how we collect network traces and what information we need to make use of the data we collect. Asking Questions I know it can be tempting to spin ... continue reading