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AzUpdate: Microsoft Defender ZeroLogon detection, Azure Backup and Cost Management updates and more

Another busy week in the Azure cloud.  Here are the stories the team is covering this week: ZeroLogon is now detected by Microsoft Defender for Identity (CVE-2020-1472 exploitation), New updates for both Azure Backup and Azure Cost Management / Billing, Shared ... continue reading
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Azure introduces new capabilities for live video analytics

In June 2020, we announced the preview of the Live Video Analytics platform—a groundbreaking new set of capabilities in Azure Media Services that allows you to build workflows that capture and process video with real-time analytics from the intelligent edge ... continue reading
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Microsoft named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service

We are excited to share that Gartner has positioned Microsoft as a leader in the 2020 Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (EiPaaS) Magic Quadrant, based on our ability to execute and completeness of vision. Microsoft has now remained an ... continue reading
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Microsoft Advanced Compliance Solutions in Zero Trust Architecture

Zero Trust revolves around three key principles:  verify explicitly, use least privileged access, and assume breach.  Microsoft’s Advanced Compliance Solutions are an important part of Zero Trust. This post applies a Zero Trust lens to protecting an organization’s sensitive data ... continue reading

Open sourcing the R and Python language extensions for SQL Server

For the past decade, data science has become integral to many enterprise applications. Languages such as R and Python have left the realm of data scientists and are being used more frequently by data engineers supporting them. R and Python ... continue reading
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What’s new in Azure SQL Managed Instance at Ignite 2020

Azure SQL Managed Instance is a fully managed, secure, and always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud, providing an ideal destination for modernizing your SQL Server applications at scale. SQL Managed Instance is part of the Azure SQL family of ... continue reading
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Vectra and Microsoft join forces to step up detection and response

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) guest blog series. Click here to learn more about MISA. Traditional security operations center (SOC) processes typically involve a wide variety of disparate event notification tools that force ... continue reading
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Azure Active Directory External Identities goes premium with advanced security for B2C

Howdy folks, Over the past six months, we have seen organizations adapt to remote business environments and engage with an unprecedented number of external users, and we’ve seen our own service usage growing like crazy for scenarios. With this growth, ... continue reading
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AzUpdate: Azure Migrate new features, AzCopy new version and new features in Form Recognizer

Another Friday is upon us, so time to share some of the headlines that have happened this week in terms of Azure news.  We have some new preview features in Azure as well as some going Generally Available (GA).  Revised ... continue reading
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Microsoft Zero Trust deployment guide for your applications

Introduction More likely than not, your organization is in the middle of a digital transformation characterized by increased adoption of cloud apps and increased demand for mobility. In the age of remote work, users expect to be able to connect to any resource, on any device, from ... continue reading