Author Archives: Stephane Eyskens

About Stephane Eyskens

Office 365, Azure PaaS and SharePoint platform expert

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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Azure policies & Azure firewall

Hi, I recently blogged about the new Azure Firewall that gives you the possibility to control outbound traffic from resources hosted inside of a VNET. At the time of writing, although the firewall is defined at VNET level, it does … Continue reading

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Azure Connectors, the DMZ 2.0?

Hi, I wanted to write this blog post because I’m often facing hard resistance from customers working with the Cloud and Hybrid Architectures regarding some security aspects. A very well-known way to secure access to on-premises resources is by using … Continue reading

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Understanding Azure MSI (Managed Service Identity) tokens & caching

Hi, Now that Azure MSI turned generally available for App Services and Azure Functions, there is no more excuse not to use it. As a recap, Azure MSI is a great way to develop more secure applications and to setup … Continue reading

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Azure Firewall, a step towards a “managed” NVA?

Hi, Microsoft recently made Azure Firewall available in public preview. This Firewall as a Service offers a new way to protect and control network traffic via both network and application rules. At the time of writing, Azure Firewall is used to … Continue reading

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