Posted by: kurtsh | September 11, 2021

INFO: Meeting the Cybersecurity Executive Order requirements with Azure Security

imageIn May 2021, the Biden Administration signed Executive Order (EO) 14028, placing cloud security at the forefront of national security. Federal agencies are at different stages in their digital transformations yet are all facing similar challenges: rapidly changing workloads, insecure configurations, shortages of skilled professionals, and increase in sophistication and number of attacks.

The Azure Security suite helps federal agencies and partners improve their cloud security posture and stay compliant with the recent EO. While there are many areas Azure Security can support, this blog will focus on how Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel can empower federal agencies to address the following EO goals:

Microsoft applies its industry-leading practices to Azure Security products, generating meaningful insights about security posture that simplify the process of protecting federal agencies and result in cost and time savings.

Azure Security Center (ASC) is a unified infrastructure security management system that strengthens the security posture of your data centers.

Azure Defender, part of Azure Security Center, provides advanced threat protection across your hybrid workloads in the cloud – whether they’re in Azure or not – as well as on premises.

Azure Sentinel, our cloud-native security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) solution, is deeply integrated with Azure Security Center and provides security information event management and security orchestration automated response.

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