. https://www.cloudhealthtech.com/blog/validating-your-microsoft-azure-cloud-security
blog article
As organizations continue to adopt the cloud and manage a hybrid cloud environment, it’s important to recognize how securing your Microsoft Azure cloud environment is different than securing your data center, and then learning the steps you need to take to secure your infrastructure. To begin, you must first work closely with Microsoft to understand their shared responsibility model and know that ultimately, any applications, configurations, and role-based access control are your responsibility. From there, you must be proactive in securing your Azure cloud environment. The best way to do this is with automated security policies, which can monitor for potential threats and flag them before they become catastrophic. In addition to working with the cloud provider, there are third-party organizations that are committed to providing standards and best practices for securing your environment. The Center for Internet Security (CIS), for example, publishes Benchmarks that are recognized as the industry standard for safeguarding your cloud environment. READ MORE