Tag Archives: Azure

Azure Container Instances Magic

Azure Container Instances (ACI) are a very nice example of what organizations will never be able to do on-premises: scale high and pay peanuts. Let me tell you a real-world story where ACI came to the rescue. Microsoft describes ACI … Continue reading

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The Azure Solution Architect Map

Hi, Azure is so broad that it is sometimes difficult to find your way. Although a list of services already exists, I tried to include extra decision factors helping to choose for a solution or another. For instance, if you … Continue reading

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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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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 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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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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