Innovate securely with Azure

By Dustin Ward

This blog post has been co-authored by Carissa Broadbent, Product Marketing Manager, Security Marketing. Security is based on the inherent need for safety. Today, we see that need challenged more than ever. In the past year alone, we’ve witnessed an exponential increase in ransomware, supply chain attacks, phishing, and identity theft. These activities fundamentally threaten our…

Azure Government Top Secret now generally available for US national security missions

By Dustin Ward

Today we’re announcing the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret, a significant milestone in our commitment to bringing unmatched commercial innovation to our government customers across all data classifications. This announcement, together with new services and functionality in Azure Government Secret, provides further evidence of Microsoft’s relentless commitment to the mission of national security,…

Manage RDP and SSH connectivity at scale with Azure Bastion

By Dustin Ward

Securely manage remote connectivity at scale Security is at the forefront of user and administrator connectivity to cloud services. As enterprises continue to move mission-critical applications to the cloud, the need for secure, scalable, and reliable remote public connectivity and jumpbox services increases. With this shift, enterprises are moving away from exposing public IP addresses on…

Advancing application reliability with the Azure Well-Architected Framework

By Dustin Ward

“For two years now, my ongoing Advancing Reliability blog series has highlighted initiatives and investments underway to keep improving the reliability of our Azure platform and services. But what about your own Azure applications that run on top of these—how should you think about establishing and improving the reliability of your own architecture? We created…