Posts about Microsoft Azure. Security, architecture, infrastructure and operations, development, compliance, and a lot more.
Recommended books about Azure security! Paid Members Public
Recently, I got the question to share a list of books I read on Azure security. While I find most of my material online, in Microsoft Docs, Microsoft Learn, and community blogs, there are some relevant books to look at if you're aiming to strengthen your security knowledge in the
Use the Resource Explorer from the Azure Portal Paid Members Public
I explained how to use the Azure Resource Explorer in a previous post [https://zimmergren.net/developing-with-azure-part-4-resource-explorer/]. Six years have passed since that, and I would like to revisit this with an update to the Resource Explorer. This post is a reminder of a great tool, giving your access to
Top 3 favorite capabilities in Microsoft Defender for Cloud Paid Members Public
Working with Microsoft Defender for Cloud is amazing. We can get a lot of insights and guidance on our journey to improve our security and compliance posture.
Estimating the real cost of Microsoft Defender for Cloud Paid Members Public
It can be tricky to understand the cost of Microsoft Defender for Cloud. Here's a way to simplify the process using the built-in workbooks. In this post, we'll dive into the challenge of understanding the true cost of Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
Generate Bicep templates from existing Azure resources with VS Code Paid Members Public
Use Visual Studio Code to conveniently generate Azure Bicep templates for your resources, allowing you to work faster and smarter with templates!
Understanding Azure Log Analytics query auditing Paid Members Public
In this post, I will talk about Azure Log Analytics and query auditing capabilities. I may cover the use cases in an article later, expanding on why this functionality matters. There are many common use cases in legislation, regulatory compliance, and monitoring, but that's for another time. Here's what to
Track your Secure Score over time in Azure Paid Members Public
Use Microsoft Defender for Cloud continuous export to enable tracking of the historical Secure score in your Azure subscriptions.
Using the Azure Load Testing service Paid Members Public
Use the Azure Load Testing service to put your applications under stress and learn where the weak spots are - both in the application and dependent services.