Most of you are thinking about security. Many of you are using the cloud. And because many of you are Microsoft shops, you’re probably using – or likely to choose – Azure.
For those of you on Azure looking at cloud security, the first thing to understand is that, similar to other cloud platforms, Azure involves a shared security model. While Azure and Microsoft are responsible for securing its infrastructure, you remain responsible for securing your applications running in Azure.
As you move from Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to Platform as a Service (PaaS) to Software as a Service (SaaS) on the cloud continuum, you are responsible for more and more of your individual security controls. Therefore, you will need to follow cloud security best practices, including essential monitoring, scanning, and access control.
These five best practices will help you conquer security in Azure. Continue Reading…