November 16, 2021 | Yash Vasaiya, Microsoft Ignite Event
At Ignite Nov’21; Microsoft declared to provide a top-notch security experience to the customers that could reflect with AZURE and other cloud ecosystems. The new capabilities would be:
Microsoft to Protect Multi-cloud Environment
IoT operational devices are often tough to secure because they stay unmonitored, making it easy for cybercriminals to initiate a malicious attack against them. Microsoft Defender for IoT is now an exclusive solution that is newly incorporated to get the job done. The software solution also aims to safeguard OT and industrial control system (ICS) devices in varied sectors like manufacturing, energy, water and oil and gas.
The other aspects with security aspects are:
Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Protection (DLP) and Insider Risk management are getting included with the MS platform. So, recognize your critical data like credit cards, medical documents, intellectual property and other structured and confidential information to defend unauthorised and unethical transfer of information. The system proclaims efficient risk management and stipulation to enhance security behaviour and make firm policies to deactivate malicious attackers.
Other Important aspects on compliance aspects are:
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Identity Governance now expands its support for many business-critical applications for both on-premises and cloud platforms. Administrators can now consolidate the identity and lifecycle management over every application. This eases the authorised access across the entire ecosystem, reducing the risk factor.
At Ignite, Microsoft announces the establishment of a firm identity system across on-premises and multiple cloud platforms. This is to ensure that every identity including apps and workload identities are within an enhanced protection system. This includes:
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) would modernize the identity and access management for IT admins and operational bodies. This includes the advancement of application types, from on-premises to the cloud. Users can now initiate the migration of apps on AD FS to Azure AD. The capability to migrate from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is now in preview.
Microsoft Defender is a new Security Solution on the preview that enables organizations to safeguard themselves against cyberattacks. This software solution is specially designed for small to medium-sized business enterprises to target security threats like malware and ransomware for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android devices.
The key features include:
Microsoft is planning to expand the bandwidth of endpoint management solution The updates include:
Microsoft Sentinel, the Microsoft native cloud Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) would optimize the security behaviour with technology like Artificial Intelligence and automated solution across the complete operational lifecycle.
Companies across the globe are relentlessly relying on Microsoft Teams for critical collaboration and communication. To Protect data, stipulation and policies, there have been few capabilities brought in the frame. Those includes:
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