Microsoft Security Saturday – 03/19/2022

Microsoft Defender for IoT for Device Builders in Public PreviewRecently, we announced that the Microsoft Defender for IoT sensor, version 22.1, had reached general availability (GA) status. Now, we would like to introduce you to our latest Public Preview that includes new Microsoft Defender for IoT embedded security capabilities designed specifically for device builders and solution operators. These capabilities will empower builders to create secure-by-design, managed IoT devices.

Secure your healthcare devices with Microsoft Defender for IoT and HCL’s CARERecently, Microsoft and global technology services firm HCL Technologies teamed up to help solve the security challenge with a high-performance solution for medical devices. The result is a new reference architecture and platform for building secure medical devices and services based on HCL’s Connected Assets in Regulated Environment (CARE), Microsoft Defender for IoT, and Azure IoT.

How to use Microsoft Sentinel’s SOAR capabilities with SAP – In this blog post we will show how you can use the SOAR capabilities of Sentinel with SAP by using Azure playbooks/Logic Apps to automatically take remediation actions in a SAP S/4HANA/ECC/BW system.  

Getting Started with Microsoft Defender for CloudDo you plan to or need to achieve a specific regulatory, industry, or government compliance? Defender for Cloud can also help you associate these various policies to compare your deployment and configuration. This video provides a walkthrough of enabling Defender for Cloud for the first time and associating a compliance policy that is used to measure the security of the subscription.

Azure Security Benchmark v3 WorkbookToday we’re announcing the next iteration of the Azure Security Benchmark (ASB) Workbook, which provides a single pane of glass for gathering and managing data to address ASB control requirements. The power of this workbook lies in its ability to aggregate data from more than 25 Microsoft Security products and to apply these insights to relevant controls in the ASB framework.

Secure your APIs with Private Link support for Azure API ManagementAzure API Management is a fully managed service that enables customers to publish, secure, transform, maintain, and monitor APIs. With a few clicks in the Azure portal, you can create an API facade that acts as a “front door” through which external and internal applications can access data or business logic implemented by your custom-built backend services, running on Azure, for example on Azure App Service or Azure Kubernetes Service, or hosted outside of Azure, in a private datacenter or on-premises.

Common scenarios using Sentinel Watchlists (with query examples)!Watchlists in Microsoft Sentinel allow you to correlate data with events in your Microsoft Sentinel environment. Watchlists can be used for searching, detection rules, threat hunting, and in response playbooks. Built-in watchlist templates integrate with UEBA help to increase fidelity of detections based on anomalous activity. This blog highlights the 4 common use cases for watchlists then goes on to describe sample scenarios associated with each.

A Leader in multiple Zero Trust security categories: Industry analysts weigh inAs we head into another year marked by rapid change, Microsoft Security continues to deliver industry-leading protection across Zero Trust pillars, including identity, endpoints, applications, infrastructure, and data. Read on to see how we can help you move forward fearlessly.

Understanding Compliance Between Commercial, Government and DoD Offerings – March 2022 Update In this article, we will focus on each of the US-based cloud offerings from Microsoft and compare the differences in compliance, including the compendium of common factors customers may use to decide which of our offerings align with current and future requirements in demonstrating compliance with US Government regulations and underlying cybersecurity frameworks.