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Illustration of the Custom IP Prefix onboarding process.

Bring your own IP addresses (BYOIP) to Azure with Custom IP Prefix

When planning a potential migration of on-premises infrastructure to Azure, you may want to retain your existing public IP addresses due to your customers' dependencies (for example, firewalls or other IP hardcoding) or to preserve an established IP reputation. Today, ... continue reading
Troubleshooting Windows containers apps on Azure Kubernetes Service

Troubleshooting Windows containers apps on Azure Kubernetes Service

Alright, it’s time to bring together everything we learned so far in this series. Previously, we looked at the simplest way to collect logs, how to use the Log Monitor tool, and how to make things simpler with Windows Admin ... continue reading

When is true not equal to true?

When is true not equal to true? An investigation of homoglyphs, their impact on code, and how to detect them. Statement of the problem Here is something I did for fun but stuff like this would be very difficult to ... continue reading
Step-by-step: How to connect AWS machines to Microsoft Defender for Cloud with Azure Arc

Step-by-step: How to connect AWS machines to Microsoft Defender for Cloud with Azure Arc

This article contributed by Linda Murray and Amy McAuley, Assc Consultants in Azure Cloud and AI at Microsoft. You can now connect AWS accounts to Microsoft Defender for Cloud, to get a unified multi-cloud view of your organization's security posture ... continue reading
Confidential Virtual Machine in Azure Portal.

Meet PCI compliance with credit card tokenization

In building and running a business, the safety and security of your and your customers' sensitive information and data is a top priority, especially when storing financial information and processing payments are concerned. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard ... continue reading
Bicep vs ARM Templates

Infrastructure as Code (IaC): Comparing the Tools

When you go to deploy a server or any part of our infrastructure manually, how long does it take you? Can you do a manual deployment end to end without any mistakes? Now, how do you scale that? This is ... continue reading
Overview of Azure Monitor

Observability from cloud to edge in Azure

This post is co-authored by Rahul Bagaria, Principal Product Manager, Azure Monitor Customer Success Our customers are transforming their digital environments, whether migrating workloads to Azure, building new cloud-native apps, or unlocking new scenarios at the edge. As they combine ... continue reading
Identities and endpoints as their authentication and compliance requests are intercepted by the Zero Trust Policy for verification before being granted access to networks and the data, apps, and infrastructure they’re composed of.

4 best practices to implement a comprehensive Zero Trust security approach

Today’s threat actors don’t see barriers, they see opportunities. As the old firewalls protecting the corporate network become obsolete amid the rush to adopt a hybrid workspace, implementing Zero Trust security has become an imperative across all sectors, both public ... continue reading
Architecture diagram for Galaxy on Azure using Azure CycleCloud with grid engine cluster.

Genomic analysis on Galaxy using Azure CycleCloud

Cloud computing and digital transformation have been powerful enablers for genomics. Genomics is expected to be an exabase-scale big data domain by 2025, posing data acquisition and storage challenges on par with other major generators of big data. Embracing digital ... continue reading
Screenshot of phishing email used in by ACTINIUM

ACTINIUM targets Ukrainian organizations

The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) is sharing information on a threat group named ACTINIUM, which has been operational for almost a decade and has consistently pursued access to organizations in Ukraine or entities related to Ukrainian affairs. MSTIC previously ... continue reading