As customers continue to adopt aZero Trust security approachin their digital transformation, they often prefer a way to manage their network security policies and resources in one central place. Today, we are announcing that Azure Firewall Manager now supports managing Azure DDoS Protection Standard for virtual networks. This support is now in preview.
Azure Firewall Manageris a security management service that provides a central security policy for cloud-based security perimeters. Through Azure Firewall Manager, customers can automatically deploy a firewall to a virtual network or secured virtual hub.
Azure DDoS Protection Standardprovides enhanced Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) mitigation features to defend against DDoS attacks. It is automatically tuned to protect all public IP addresses in virtual networks. Protection is simple to enable on any new or existing virtual network and does not require any application or resource changes.
Enabling DDoS Protection Standard on a virtual network will protect the Azure Firewall and any publicly exposed endpoints that reside within the virtual network.