Tag: Azure

Distribute Azure Health Chatbot Using Microsoft Teams Apps
Distribute Azure Health Chatbot Using Microsoft Teams Apps
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Microsoft Azure Bot Services provide us a managed, highly scaled platform for developing intelligent, enterprise-grade chatbots. Microsoft Azure Health Chatbot abstracted out the complex part of data validation, regulation, data privacy from the platform. It provided an opportunity for the organization to build and deploy an AI-based healthcare bot rapidly. With the power of Azure Platform, you… READ MORE

Storing GitHub Traffic with Azure Functions
Storing GitHub Traffic with Azure Functions
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Frustrated by GitHub Insights As an owner of a handful of large public repos for my job, one of the things that I care about is knowing the traffic to the repos to get an understanding of visibility. GitHub has this amazing feature, called GitHub Insights, which allows you to see some of this data, however… READ MORE

Protect your Network Resources with Azure Firewall
Protect your Network Resources with Azure Firewall
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Azure Firewall is a cloud service under the Azure security umbrella that allows customers to centrally manage all their network traffic with built-in capabilities, including high capability, scalability and performance. Let’s see how you can protect your network resources from undesired threats while perusing important Azure Firewall concepts! Initial scenario AzureSpringClean-RG is an Azure Resource Group. All… READ MORE

The Path to Successful Azure Adoption
The Path to Successful Azure Adoption
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Last month I posted an article: An Azure Migration Assessment Methodology that give guidance on how to perform a Migration Assessment project as part of a move to Azure. Back in 2017 I blogged about a company’s Azure Maturity Level. And way way back in 2011 I co-authored an article The SaaS Development Life Cycle to give companies guidance on… READ MORE

Terraform on Azure
Terraform on Azure
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The Basics When customers begin working with Azure they usually log into the portal and start to build things using the GUI.  After building their resources they notice they can download a template of their newly configured resource. Azure exports an ARM template that can be used to automate your next build.  Customers love the… READ MORE

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