Category: Updates

azure, cybersecurity, IT

Azure Storage Default Setting – Changes in August 2023

On May 17 2023, Microsoft said it would stop allowing anonymous access and cross-tenant replication as the default in Azure Storage. Microsoft will implement this new method in August, which will only apply to brand-new Azure Storage customers. Azure Storage container data may now have public and anonymous access settings set by individuals with the appropriate…
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Microsoft Defender for APIs; in Defender for Cloud

Microsoft announced the availability of Defender for API in Public Preview during the RSA security conference. What exactly can we accomplish with the Defender for APIs? Organisations can “gain visibility into business-critical APIs” with the assistance of the new Microsoft Defender for APIs solution that is part of the Microsoft Defender for Cloud service. According…
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Quantum Computing: Usage and Future Implications

Quantum computing is a rapidly evolving technology that has the potential to revolutionize the way we process and analyze data. Unlike classical computing, which relies on binary digits (bits), quantum computing uses quantum bits (qubits) that can exist in multiple states at once. This allows quantum computers to perform calculations much faster and more efficiently…
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HashiCorp Infrastructure Automation Certification: What’s New?

As businesses grow and evolve, so do their infrastructure needs. Managing infrastructure has become increasingly complex with the rise of cloud computing, containers, and other modern technologies. This is where HashiCorp comes in. HashiCorp provides tools and services to help businesses automate their infrastructure management. One of the most important ways to demonstrate your expertise…
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Azure Load Testing – Overview

Azure Load Testing is a service offered by Microsoft Azure that allows developers to test the performance and scalability of applications. It uses virtual users to simulate real user behaviours, such as clicking on buttons or entering data into forms. This allows developers to identify any potential performance issues before they become visible in production…
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AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud in 2023 (Comparing the Giants)

In 2023, Google Cloud, AWS and  Azure will all be major players in the cloud market. However, there will be some differences between them. Google Cloud will focus on delivering a comprehensive set of services to its customers. Azure will be more focused on providing a robust cloud platform that can be used to build sophisticated…
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Azure Updates in the last 30 days

General availability: Ephemeral OS disk support for confidential virtual machines Published date: November 02, 2022 Microsoft announced support for creating confidential VMs using Ephemeral OS disks. This enables customers using stateless workloads to benefit from the trusted execution environments (TEEs). Trusted execution environments protect data being processed from access outside the trusted execution environments. Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server…
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Azure Firewall Basic (Preview)

Azure Firewall is a cloud-based network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It is a stateful firewall as a service that monitors and filters incoming and outgoing traffic based on application and port. Azure Firewall uses static public IP addresses for your virtual network resources, so you don’t have to worry about…
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What’s New in Azure: A Summary of the Last 30 Days (September 2022)

Generally available: Azure Dedicated Host support for Ultra Disk Storage​ Ultra-disks are highly performant disks on Azure that offer high throughput (maximum of 4000 MBps per disk) and high IOPS (maximum of 160,00 IOPS per disk) depending on the disk size. If you are running IaaS workloads that are data intensive and latency sensitive, such as Oracle DB, MySQL DB, other…
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Public preview: Azure Firewall Basic

Azure Firewall Basic provides cost-effective, enterprise-grade network security for small and medium businesses (SMBs). ​Read More Azure Firewall Basic provides cost-effective, enterprise-grade network security for small and medium businesses (SMBs).