Author Archives: Stephane Eyskens

About Stephane Eyskens

Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint platform expert

Enforcing security controls right from CI/CD pipeline with AzSK – Deep Dive

Azure Security Kit  aka AzSK is a framework that is used internally by Microsoft to control & govern their Azure Subscriptions. While some features are overlapping with Azure Security Center, I find a lot of value in the Kit, mostly … Continue reading

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My top 10 guiding principles for a successful Cloud journey

Hi, Today, most companies have at least some workloads in the Cloud but sometimes at the cost of a long and tortuous journey. Here are some guiding principles that I think are important for a successful or at least, less … Continue reading

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Enhancing the security of Azure Automation Webhooks in an Azure DevSecOps context

Hi, Webhooks are a very convenient way to integrate APIs in general and to call Azure Automation runbooks but while they are very useful and easy to work with, they raise some security concerns. To give a concrete example, if … Continue reading

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Understand the impact of websockets on the Azure Application Gateway

Hi, websockets are admittedly not the most commonly used technology although they are very useful in every near “real-time” scenario. The thing is this may have a dramatic impact on the behavior of the Azure Application Gateway, mostly regarding the … Continue reading

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IT/Dev Connections Highlights of my sessions

Hi, #ITDevConnections is approaching. Join my sessions where I plan to make some exciting deep dive demos. I’m going to have 3 talks on the following topics Deep Dive into Azure DevOps Custom Extensions (1) DevSecOps: Infrastructure as Code: Azure … Continue reading

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Azure Tools VSTS extension to bridge Dev & Ops a little more

Hi, I have just released the v1.0 of Azure Tools that is an open source initiative available on Github. The idea is to bring a set of tools to bridge VSTS with tools that are typically used by infrastructure and operational … Continue reading

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Azure API Management – VSTS – V2.0 release

Hi, A while ago, I have published a free VSTS extension to automate deployments towards Azure API Management. I got a rather good feedback and some change requests as well as the involvement of some external contributors on the GitHub … Continue reading

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