When it comes to Microsoft Azure security, Azure takes care of the physical security of their data centers as well as access control and the security surrounding physical devices. But Azure leaves it up to each customer to secure and restrict access to their own virtual servers/subnets. In order to convey true ‘cloud confidence’ to a commercial organization or government agency, a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) should provide the proper cloud security compliances. While Microsoft Azure is an phenomenal platform, offering rapid spin ups of new Windows Server-based application deployments, Project Hosts can implement the necessary security controls on your, or our Azure subscription including ISO 27001, NIST 800-53 and FedRAMP.
When a deployment is first architected for Azure, it is optimized and updated for its initial and originally intended usage scenario. As time passes, deployments are typically modified to meet additional needs and as such require additional updates and re-optimization:
Update and Patch
Database and Application
Third Party Application
Backup and Restore