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AI-as-a-Service: Architecting GenAI Application Governance with Azure API Management and Fabric

The past year has seen explosive growth for Azure OpenAI and large language models in general. With models reliant on a token-based approach for processing requests, ensuring prompt engineering is being done correctly, tracking what models and api‘s are being used, load balancing across multiple instances, and creating chargeback models has become increasingly important. The […]

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Load Testing RAG based Generative AI Applications

When developing applications for Language Models (LLMs), we usually spend a lot of time on both the development and evaluation phases to ensure the app delivers high-quality responses that are not only accurate but also safe for users. However, a great user experience with an LLM application isn’t just about the quality of responses—it’s also about

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Optimizing ETL Workflows: A Guide to Azure Integration and Authentication with Batch and Storage

Introduction When it comes to building a robust foundation for ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) pipelines, the trio of Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Batch, and Azure Storage is indispensable. These tools enable efficient data movement, transformation, and processing across diverse data sources, thereby helping us achieve our strategic goals. This document provides

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Accelerate cloud security risk remediation with Microsoft Copilot for Security

As cloud environments experience rapid expansion, evolution, and increasing complexity, security teams face a significant and growing challenge in identifying, assessing, and remediating cloud security risks across multicloud environments and developer pipelines. With Copilot in Defender for Cloud, security teams can efficiently identify critical risks across their multicloud environments and developer pipelines and streamline remediation

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Exploring the New Frontier of AI: OpenAI’s GPT-4-o For Indic Languages

In the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence, OpenAI has once again pushed the boundaries with the introduction of the GPT-4-o model, featuring the innovative o200k_base tokenizer. This development marks a significant leap forward in the field, offering unprecedented speed, affordability, and multimodal capabilities. What is GPT-4-o? GPT-4-o, where the ‘o’ stands for “omni,” is OpenAI’s

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Threat actors misusing Quick Assist in social engineering attacks leading to ransomware

Since mid-April 2024, Microsoft Threat Intelligence has observed the threat actor Storm-1811 misusing the client management tool Quick Assist to target users in social engineering attacks. Storm-1811 is a financially motivated cybercriminal group known to deploy Black Basta ransomware. The observed activity begins with impersonation through voice phishing (vishing), followed by delivery of malicious tools,

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PART 3 – Ingesting AWS GovCloud Microsoft Sentinel in Azure Commercial

In the first part of this series Ingesting Non-Microsoft Cloud Security Data into Microsoft Sentinel for Government & DIB Customers we looked into the compliance levels of the clouds and the architecture of the AWS connector.  In part 2 Ingesting Non-Microsoft Cloud Security Data into Microsoft Sentinel for Gov & DIB customers part 2 we

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Examining the Deception infrastructure in place behind code.microsoft.com

The domain name code.microsoft.com has an interesting story behind it. Today it’s not linked to anything but that wasn’t always true. This is the story of one of my most successful honeypot instances and how it enabled Microsoft to collect varied threat intelligence against a broad range of actor groups targeting Microsoft. I’m writing this

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Ingesting Non-Microsoft Cloud Security Data into Microsoft Sentinel for Gov & DIB customers part 2

Ingesting AWS Commercial and GovCloud data into Azure Government Sentinel This blog will be focusing on how to ingest AWS Commercial and AWS GovCloud data into a Microsoft Sentinel workspace in Azure Government. This picture provides a high-level visual of the architecture we will walk through in this part of the blog series.  Overview of

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