Azure Security Center now available

In a keynote two weeks ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shared the company’s vision for enterprise security in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. He highlighted the need for a new approach to security – one that leverages Microsoft’s unique insights into the threat landscape – and showcased Microsoft technologies, including Azure Security Center, which will work together to help customers better prevent, detect, and respond to threats.

Today, we are pleased to announce that the public preview of Azure Security Center is now available. The new service offers unmatched security monitoring and management for your cloud resources and is an essential part of Microsoft’s vision to deliver a holistic, agile security platform for today’s enterprise. With Azure Security Center, you can:

  • Understand the security state of your Azure resources
  • Take control of cloud security with policies that let you recommend and monitor security configurations
  • Easily deploy integrated Microsoft and partner security solutions from Barracuda, F5, and Trend Micro and soon from Fortinet, Check Point, Cisco, Imperva, Incapsula, and CloudFlare
  • Get alerted to threats detected using advanced analytics, including machine learning and behavioral profiling, and Microsoft’s vast global threat intelligence assets

To get started with Azure Security Center today, access the Azure portal or sign up for a free Azure trial.

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