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CISO series: Secure your privileged administrative accounts with a phased roadmap

December 4th, 2018
CISO series: Secure your privileged administrative accounts with a phased roadmap

Originally Posted on Microsoft Security Blog

Mark Simos
Lead Cybersecurity Architect, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group

in Azure Active Directory, Cybersecurity Policy, Threat Protection, Best Practices and How-Tos, CISO series

In my role, I often meet with CISOs and security architects who are updating their security strategy to meet the challenges of continuously evolving attacker techniques and cloud platforms.

Three reasons why Windows Server and SQL Server customers continue to choose Azure

December 4th, 2018
Three reasons why Windows Server and SQL Server customers continue to choose Azure

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure Blog.

For the past 25 years, companies of every size have trusted Windows Server and SQL Server to run their business-critical workloads. In fact, more than 70 percent of on-premises server workloads today run on Windows Server1. As more customers use the cloud for innovation and digital transformation, the first step is often migrating existing Windows Server and SQL Server applications and data to the cloud.

How to help maintain security compliance

December 3rd, 2018
How to help maintain security compliance

Originally posted on Microsoft Security Blog

Your employees need to access, generate, and share organizational information ranging from extremely confidential to informal; you must ensure that all information and the movement of that information comply with industry standards without inhibiting workflow.

New! Trello Personal app available in Microsoft Teams

November 27th, 2018
New! Trello Personal app available in Microsoft Teams

Originally Posted in Microsoft Teams Blog

From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Trello is the visual way for teams to collaborate on any project. In Microsoft Teams, we find that a great deal of conversation and collaboration happens around projects.

Four operational practices Microsoft uses to secure the Azure platform

November 26th, 2018
Four operational practices Microsoft uses to secure the Azure platform

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

Microsoft provides you with a secure foundation to host your infrastructure and applications. In the last blog in this series on infrastructure security, I shared top customer concerns about high investment without clear ROI and challenges of retaining security experts.

Bringing AI to the edge

November 26th, 2018
Bringing AI to the edge

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

We are seeing a clear trend towards a future powered by the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. The intelligent cloud is ubiquitous computing at massive scale, enabled by the public cloud and powered by AI, for every type of application one can envision.

Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

November 21st, 2018
Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

Originally posted on Microsoft Security

As an executive security advisor at Microsoft and a former CISO, I meet with other CISOs every week to discuss cybersecurity, cloud architecture, and sometimes everything under the sun regarding technology. During these discussions with CISOs and other senior security executives of large enterprises—who are in the beginning stages of a cloud migration—I find they’re excited about the increased flexibility of Microsoft Azure services and the consumption-based model it offers their business units.

Getting started with Azure Cognitive Services in containers

November 21st, 2018
Getting started with Azure Cognitive Services in containers

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

Building solutions with machine learning often requires a data scientist. Azure Cognitive Services enable organizations to take advantage of AI with developers, without requiring a data scientist.

Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

November 20th, 2018
Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

Originally posted in the Microsoft Security Blog.

SHAWN ANDERSON

Chief Security Advisor, Microsoft

in Azure Active Directory, Azure Security Center, CISO series

As an executive security advisor at Microsoft and a former CISO, I meet with other CISOs every week to discuss cybersecurity, cloud architecture, and sometimes everything under the sun regarding technology.