In May 2021, the Biden Administration signedExecutive Order(EO) 14028, placing cloud security at the forefront of national security. Federal agencies can tap into Microsoft’s comprehensive cloud security strategy to navigate the EO requirements with ease. The integration between Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel allows agencies to leverage an existing, cohesive architecture of security products rather than attempting to blend various offerings. Our security products, which operate at cloud-speed, provide the needed visibility into cloud security posture while also offering remediation from the same pane of glass. Built-in automation reduces the burden on security professionals and encourages consistent, real-time responses to alerts or incidents.
The Azure Security suite helps federal agencies and partners improve their cloud security posture and stay compliant with the recent EO. While there are many areas Azure Security can support, this blog will focus on how Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel can empower federal agencies to address the following EO goals: