Executive Summary

Microsoft Azure is used by 90% of the Fortune 500, and accounts for 30% of all Cloud spending. The platform’s powerful feature set has made it a “must have” for most organizations, but its popularity and the fact it centralizes many valuable assets under a single umbrella has made the platform a target for cyber criminals— Azure suffers over 1.5 million hack attempts each day.

While Microsoft invests heavily in Azure’s defenses, users like you must both take advantage of these security features, and find effective solutions to the many Azure security gaps which Microsoft and your internal security team cannot close on your own.

In this whitepaper, you will learn:

  • How security really works in Microsoft Azure, and it may differ from how you assume it works.
  • Which elements of Azure security you are responsible for in full or in part— according to Microsoft
  • Six strategies you can deploy to make better use of Azure’s built-in security protocols
  • How to select the right third-party security provider to protect your Azure deployment

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