Tag Archives: Azure

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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Integrating On-Premises Jenkins with VSTS to deploy to an ILB ASE

Hi, I recently had to work on integrating an on-premises Jenkins with VSTS in order to use VSTS’s out of the box capabilities to deploy resources to Azure. Although there is quite a good documentation on this topic, you must … Continue reading

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My recipe to build secure applications hosted in Azure

Hi, Here are some tips that might help you building and hosting secure applications in Azure. Application Architecture: Clients and APIs Make sure to make a clear segregation between clients and APIs. I’m not a great fan of MVC where … Continue reading

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Azure Security Cheat Sheet

Hi, Cybersecurity is a concern for everyone today as more and more workloads are connected in a way or another, meaning exposed in a way or another. When it comes to the Cloud, things turn wilder as PaaS, CaaS, FaaS … Continue reading

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