Monthly Archives: January 2020

Enable Microsoft Defender ATP integration in Azure Security Center programmatically

If you have worked with Azure Security Center and Microsoft Defender ATP (Advanced Threat Protection) you may know a setting in Azure Security Center called Threat Detection where you can allow Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) or Microsoft Defender ATP … Continue reading

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Threat Detection for Key Vault in Azure Security Center

From this article you may realize that you can enable Key Vault pricing tier in Azure Security Center. However you wouldn’t see it from Azure Portal UI.  Microsoft recently released Threat Detection for Azure Key Vault in Azure Security Center … Continue reading

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Get all comments in an Azure Sentinel incident programmatically

For any kind of report you may want to get all comments in an Azure Sentinel in order to archive as an forensic or incident artifact in an incident case before it is closed. Even comments in Azure Sentinel is … Continue reading

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Query Azure Security Security Recommendation by different ways

If you work with Azure Security Center you probably know about Azure Security Center Recommendation that periodically analyzes security state of Azure resources. In the past Azure Security Center Recommendation was executed by private Azure back-end service internally. Microsoft then … Continue reading

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Update Azure Sentinel incident programmatically

There has to be a case that you want to update Azure Sentinel incidents namely label or assignment. For example you would like all brute-force attack related incidents to have label brute-force and to assign to a specific person/team that … Continue reading

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What Blue Team needs to know about Run Script feature in Azure

Run Script is great feature that help cloud system admin perform command or script execution on target virtual machine without RDP or setting up a PsRemote that may not be allowed in your organization. Nontheless Run Script also allows bad … Continue reading

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Parse ExtendedProperty in Azure Sentinel alert for Logic App use

I got a few questions from readers about processing data in ExtendedProperties in alert data. They didn’t want to send a full JSON format. Instead they wanted to extract piece of information from helpful field like ExtendedProperties to compose a … Continue reading

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Notify Azure Sentinel alert to your email automatically

Currently there is not any built-in functionality that notifies you via email if there is an incident that is generated in Azure Sentinel. Checking Azure Sentinel every time wouldn’t be an idea while working with email is simply a habit. … Continue reading

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Guidance for CVE Crypto and RDG vulnerability patching on Azure VM

There are a lot of buzz these days around the most recent Microsoft Tuesday Patch January 2020.  There are critical vulnerabilities found in the core Windows crypto functionality as well as Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG).  While the crypto related vulnerability … Continue reading

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Enable storage account analytics logging on all storage accounts

Storage Analytics logging allows you to track down operation activity at the blob level (e.g. download, upload…). You might want to enable it to all storage accounts to you could acquire log that would supports security incident investigation. This article … Continue reading

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