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9/7/2018 Security Center New Feature Just-in-time virtual machine access can now be configured from the virtual machine blade (in preview) to make it even easier for you to reduce your exposure to threats. Link Link Details
8/23/2018 Security Center New Feature Security Center can help your team triage and prioritize alerts with a new capability called Confidence Score. The Confidence Score automatically investigates alerts by applying industry best practices, intelligent algorithms, and processes used by analysts to determine whether a threat is legitimate and provides you with meaningful insights. Link Link Details
7/26/2018 Security Center General Availability Azure Security Center provides several threat prevention mechanisms to help you reduce surface areas susceptible to attack. One of those mechanisms is adaptive application controls. Today we are excited to announce the general availability of this capability, which helps you audit and block unwanted applications. Link Link Details
7/9/2018 Security Center Updated Feature The July 1, 2018, update for Azure Security Center includes many new features including a new overview dashboard, new recommendations for identity and app services, threat detection coverage for app services, integration with Qualys and additional Linux VM support. Link Link Details
7/3/2018 Security Center Region Update To help our customers address their security challenges, we are announcing the preview of Azure Security Center for Azure Government. Security Center delivers unified security management for hybrid cloud workloads, with continuous monitoring as well as security assessments and recommendations. Coupled with advanced threat protection to identify and mitigate risk and reduce exposure, this enables government cloud security teams to better protect their data, networks, and IT infrastructure from cyberattacks. Link Link Details
6/20/2018 Security Center Updated Feature Azure Security Center’s dashboard has been redesigned to provide cross-subscription, organizational level reports of the most important metrics that influence the organizational security posture, as well providing actionable insights to help organizations improve their overall security posture. Link Link Details
5/16/2018 Security Center New Feature We heard from our customers that they wanted an even simpler onboarding experience to Azure Security Center. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Azure Security Center’s Cross Subscription Workspace Selection. This capability allows you to collect and monitor data in one location from virtual machines that run in different workspaces, subscriptions, and run queries. Link Link Details
5/3/2018 Trust Center Updated Feature We are proud to announce that our Azure Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF) Certification was not only renewed by HITRUST, but our certification scope has expanded from last year by more than 250 percent! The HITRUST CSF Certification is the most widely recognized security accreditation in the healthcare industry. The HITRUST CSF builds on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, by providing a framework for complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), The Information Services Office (ISO) and Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT) to ensure controls are in place to safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI). Link Link Details
4/17/2018 Security Center New Feature Today we are excited to announce several capabilities in Azure Security Center that will provide enhanced protection to help you keep pace with the evolving cybersecurity landscape including visibility and governance at the organizational level, integrated security configuration in the VM experience, a new IAM section, Just-in-time VM access GA, Adaptive application controls, interactive network security monitoring and much more. Link Link Details
3/7/2018 Virtual Machines General Availability Azure Security Center provides several threat prevention mechanisms to help you reduce surface areas susceptible to attack. One of those mechanisms is Just-in-Time (JIT) VM Access. Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Just-in-Time VM Access, which reduces your exposure to network volumetric attacks by enabling you to deny persistent access while providing controlled access to VMs when needed. Link Link Details

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