Azure Management

Create Tasks Repository in Microsoft Sentinel

One of the most important factors in running your security operations (SecOps) effectively and efficiently is the standardization of processes. SecOps analysts are expected to perform a list of steps, or tasks, in the process of triaging, investigating, or remediating an incident. Standardizing and formalizing the list of tasks can help keep your SOC running […]

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SDN: Migrating from Rest Name to Static IP | Remove worries of DNS!

[Special Thanks to Adam Rudell, our Sr. Support Escalation Engineer, for putting together an excellent video and tutorial] Hello SDN Community!  Today, when you deploy Software Defined Networking via SDNExpress or Windows Admin Center (WAC), you must provide a REST DNS name.  This is often referred to as a Dynamic DNS deployment.    The northbound

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3 new ways the Microsoft Intune Suite offers security, simplification, and savings

Today, we are taking a significant step in completing the delivery of functionality we promised when we first unveiled the vision for the Microsoft Intune Suite.1 We are launching three new solutions: Microsoft Intune Enterprise Application Management, Microsoft Intune Advanced Analytics, and Microsoft Cloud PKI. With these additions, the Intune Suite now goes beyond unified

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Harmonizing AI-enhanced physical and cloud operations 

Azure’s adaptive cloud approach builds on our work with Azure Arc to make it easier for customers to accelerate their adoption of cloud innovation throughout their entire IT estate. In my last blog, I talked about how our adaptive cloud approach unifies siloed teams, distributed sites, and sprawling systems with a collaborative innovation and operations

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SMB over QUIC client access control now supported in Windows Insider

Heya folks, Ned here again. Beginning in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25977 (Canary Channel) and Windows Server Preview Build 25997, SMB over QUIC now supports access control for clients. Today I’ll explain how this works, what the advantages are, and how to set it up. SMB over QUIC SMB over QUIC introduced an alternative to TCP and

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Smarter Azure Open AI Usage

Many organizations are building Intelligent Applications built on Azure’s Open AI (AOAI) services. In the path to production the same set of questions are often raised How many AOAI services should I have? How do I monitor and log streaming quota usage? How do I prioritize PTU based AOAI and fallback to PAYG? How do

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Midnight Blizzard: Guidance for responders on nation-state attack

The Microsoft security team detected a nation-state attack on our corporate systems on January 12, 2024, and immediately activated our response process to investigate, disrupt malicious activity, mitigate the attack, and deny the threat actor further access. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence investigation identified the threat actor as Midnight Blizzard, the Russian state-sponsored actor also known

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How Datawiza uses Microsoft Entra ID to help universities simplify access

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA.  In a scenario familiar to many universities worldwide, Claremont Graduate University (CGU), a renowned research university located in Southern California, was struggling with how to bring Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions into its Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Entra ID (formerly

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