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How Azure Security Center uses machine learning to enable adaptive application control

While the threat landscape has changed dramatically over the last several years, malware detection continues to be one of the biggest issues. There is an endless race – attackers develop new malware, security vendors create new signatures to detect it, a new variant of the malware is created to avoid detection, and the cycle continues. Malware is not the only type of application that can expose a server to risk. Unauthorized software can introduce vulnerabilities that are exploited by attackers. Most organizations lack the necessary application tracking and controls, leaving them blind to these risks.

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Virtualization for Newbies

Virtualization is an umbrella term that continues to evolve to include many different types that are used in many different ways in production environments. Originally virtualization was done by writing software and firmware code for physical equipment so that the physical equipment could run multiple jobs at once.

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Security at the Site-Collection Level in SharePoint Online

Balancing security and usability are core to ensuring people can collaborate effectively without interrupting the necessary flow of information across organizations. With SharePoint Online we’ve been at work developing security and sharing controls that are scoped at the site collection level.

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Office 365 adoption drivers, risks, and opportunities

Over 1,100 organizations ranging from single-person businesses to companies with more than 10,000 employees participated in a survey from various regions around the globe including North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

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Getting started with Microsoft Teams – for developers

Microsoft Teams, a chat-based workspace in Office 365, integrates with apps and services that groups use to work together—including development teams. Hold daily stand-up meetings in Teams with the Wiki tab, discuss code in the Conversations tab with markdown syntax, and integrate tools such as Visual Studio Team Services. Build and connect a bot to your workspace, or use Office 365 Connectors to connect your group to relevant services and tools.

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Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code (VSCode) October Updates

If you are a data scientist looking for a lightweight code editor for U-SQL, try ADL Tools for VSCode for rapid development. If you are a developer looking for a modern, simple U-SQL development tool, try ADL Tools for VSCode. If you prefer to use Mac or Linux for your development, install ADL Tools for VSCode and get started with U-SQL development.

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Distributed Availability Groups extended

SQL Server 2016 supports distributed availability groups (AG) as additional HA feature of the engine. Today we want to show how this feature can be used to transfer near-real-time productive data around the globe.

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Detecting drift between ARM templates and Azure resource groups

In DevOps Utopia, all of your Azure resources are deployed from ARM templates using a Continuous Deployment tool. The ARM templates and parameters files are all stored in source control, so you can go back through the version history to determine what was changed and what was deployed at any given time. And since only your CD service principal has permission to modify resources, you can be sure that nobody made any “rogue” changes outside of the templates and release process.

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