Encryption

First Issuance manual, with automated renewals

Hey all Rob Greene again. Seems like I have been on this PKI kick lately, and today is not going to be any different. Occasionally, I will get a customer who must get certificates issued for things like Web sites, and they must have custom Subject Alternative Name (SAN) DNS values on the issued certificate.  […]

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Unlocking the Potential: The Benefits and Requirements of a Vector Database

Generative AI is revolutionizing our interaction with data, enabling dynamic new ways to engage with information—from conversational interfaces to generating content like code snippets or summaries. Vector databases, particularly pivotal in this evolution, play a critical role in enabling these sophisticated interactions. Understanding the value of vector databases  Vector databases are responsible for advanced data

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Demystifying Azure Open AI for App developers

Co-Authors (Prakash, Prabhjot) The purpose of this blog is to cover the concepts related to Azure Open AI in an easy-to-understand concise format for anyone with no or limited ML background. Let’s begin by understanding the fundamental components of Azure OpenAI solutions, their tools, and patterns, and explore how they are distinct from Azure OpenAI

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NTLM vs Kerberos

Reposting – This article was originally written and posted by Nuno Tavares in 2018 .  In this post, we will go through the basics of NTLM and Kerberos. We will explain using the three Ws, covering what the main differences between them are, how to identify when a protocol is being used over the other, and why

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Setting up Sentinel for Kubernetes Monitoring

A guide to using Microsoft Sentinel for monitoring the security of your containerized applications and orchestration platforms. Part 3 of 3 part series about security monitoring of your Kubernetes Clusters and CI/CD pipelines by @singhabhi  and @Umesh_Nagdev , Security GBB Introduction  In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we discussed the type of log sources you should consider

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Intelligent Load Balancing with APIM for OpenAI: Weight-Based Routing

Ever Since launch of ChatGPT, demand for OpenAI GPT Models has increased exponentially.Due such vast demand in short span of time, it’s been challenging for customer to get their desired capacity in their respective region. In that case my recommendation has been to deploy multiple OpenAI instance with S0 plan(Token-based-consumption) in any region where capacity is

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Windows Insider build 26090 brings small changes for SMB

Heya folks, Ned here again. We continue to make SMB changes to Windows vNext and Windows Server 2025 based on customer feedback and last mile work. With the release of Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26090 (Canary and Dev Channels), we have a few more small ones. Some of these were based on Insider feedback from customers –

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Azure Firewall: Comprehensive Comparison & Best Practices

Azure Firewall, a managed, cloud-based network security service, is an essential component of Azure’s security offerings. It comes in three different versions – Basic, Standard, and Premium – each designed to cater to a wide range of customer use cases and preferences. This blog post will provide a comprehensive comparison of these versions, discuss best

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SMB client encryption mandate now supported in Windows Insider

Heya folks, Ned here again. Beginning in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25982  (Canary Channel) and Windows Server Preview Build 25997, SMB now supports requiring encryption of all outbound SMB client connections. With this new option, administrators can mandate that all destination servers support SMB 3.x and encryption, and if missing those capabilities, the client won’t connect. This

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Get end-to-end protection with Microsoft’s unified security operations platform, now in public preview

Today, I am excited to announce the public preview of our unified security operations platform. When we announced a limited preview in November 2023, it was one of the first security operations center platforms that brought together the full capabilities of an industry-leading cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM), comprehensive extended detection and response

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