AzureTracks Azure News Update
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Azure Updates – Number 80 – December 30, 2023

A summary update on Azure News that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Every update is linked to it’s original Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Sentinel or other blog source. Hopefully this will save you some time digging around to find recent releases and changes.

Updates include preview and general availability announcements, news, and technical articles published in the listed topic areas for the previous 2 week snapshot. Presented is a subset of news that is highlighted here, visit Azure Blog or Azure Updates Blog to see all the updates.

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Azure Updates

General availability: Security Update for Azure Front Door WAF CVE-2023-50164
Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 70 – December 2023
General availability: Security Update for Application Gateway WAF CVE-2023-50164
On 31 August 2024, both the update management feature of Azure Automation and the Log Analytics agent it uses will be retired
Change tracking and inventory with Log Analytics agent in Azure Automation will be retired on 31 August 2024
Generally available: Azure Stream Analytics in seven more regions
General availability: ?As on-premises? sizing in Azure Migrate SQL Discovery and Assessment
Public Preview: Free SQL Managed Instance
Generally Available: Azure Red Hat OpenShift v4.13 at install time
Generally Available: Multi-line Logging Feature in Azure Monitor – Container Insights
Generally Available: Azure Chaos Studio supports new faults for Service Bus
Generally Available: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 now supported on Azure Virtual Machines
Generally available: Crash Consistent VM Restore points
Store and manage medical imaging data with Azure Data Lake Storage (Preview)

Azure Sentinel Blog

Identifying Adversary-in-the-Middle (AiTM) Phishing Attacks through 3rd-Party Network Detection
Microsoft Sentinel: Public preview of Microsoft Defender for Cloud to Defender XDR integration
Sentinel’s Enrichment Widgets: Elevating Cybersecurity Intelligence with Microsoft
Microsoft Sentinel Partner Solution Contributions update – Ignite 2023
Introducing a Unified Security Operations Platform with Microsoft Sentinel and Defender XDR