Tag: Azure

Introduction to Azure Bicep v 0.4.x
Introduction to Azure Bicep v 0.4.x
Blog Posts

Azure Bicep is the new domain-specific language to deploy your resources in Azure using a declarative syntax. The main difference with ARM templates, Bicep uses a more concise syntax and helps you to scale your deployment without having to pull out your hairs.Since version 0.3, in March 2021, Bicep is supported Microsoft Azure support plans.… READ MORE

How To Deploy Temporal to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
How To Deploy Temporal to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Blog Posts

In my article A Practical Approach to Temporal Architecture, I outlined the various Temporal components and how they interact. Today’s blog builds on this knowledge and demonstrates an example of deploying Temporal to Kubernetes and, more specifically, to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). My example is self-contained: it provisions a full environment with all the required Azure resources, Temporal… READ MORE

Azure Disk | Data Exfiltration
Azure Disk | Data Exfiltration
Blog Posts

Hi! In this article, I will show you how a malicious actor can leverage the Azure Managed Disk Import / Export feature to exfiltrate data outside of your organization. By default, in Azure all the Azure Disks are configured with a public endpoint enabled. You can generate a time bound Shared Access Signature (SAS) URI… READ MORE

Cloud App Security Access Policies – Common Use Cases
Cloud App Security Access Policies – Common Use Cases
Blog Posts

In recent years, I have written +20 Cloud App Security (MCAS) related blog posts but never touched deeply on Access Policies. Blocking access to the cloud environment can be efficiently done with other methods, such as Conditional Access policies, and use cases for using MCAS Access Policies are rare, but there are a few interesting… READ MORE

Automate Azure Sentinel Deployment
Automate Azure Sentinel Deployment
Blog Posts

Azure Sentinel is a scalable, cloud-native, security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) solution.Azure Sentinel delivers intelligent security analytics and threat intelligence across the enterprise, providing a single solution for alert detection, threat visibility, proactive hunting, and threat response. Like any other cloud services, you can automate most of the Azure… READ MORE

How To Deploy Temporal to Azure Container Instances
How To Deploy Temporal to Azure Container Instances
Blog Posts

In my previous article, I outlined the various components of Temporal and how they interact. Today’s blog builds on this knowledge and demonstrates an example Temporal deployment. It’s a minimalistic deployment on Azure which combines a managed MySQL database with Azure Container Instances, suitable for simple experimentation and development. Here is a diagram of the cloud infrastructure: This… READ MORE

Why is my VM running so slow in Azure?
Why is my VM running so slow in Azure?
Blog Posts

After working with Microsoft Azure for over 10 years now, think this must be the one question that I’ve received the most “why is my VM running so slow in Azure?”. Companies that have been using Azure as a pure IaaS based platform and moved or built new virtual machines on the cloud platform would certainly… READ MORE