Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architectures (MCRA) 2023!
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Christmas has arrived early🌲, thanks to Microsoft's release of the Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architectures (MCRA). These form a key part of Microsoft's Security Adoption Framework (SAF) and detail Microsoft's cybersecurity capabilities and technologies.
📌The diagrams elucidate how Microsoft security capabilities are integrated not only with Microsoft platforms but also with third-party platforms, such as:
🔹Third-party apps like ServiceNow and Salesforce
🔹Third-party platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google 🔹Cloud Platform (GCP)
🔹First and third-party AI capabilities
📌The MCRA includes key information about:
🔹Antipatterns (common mistakes) and best practices
🔹Guiding rulesets for end-to-end architecture
🔹Threat trends, and attack patterns
🔹Mapping Microsoft capabilities to organizational roles
🔹Mapping Microsoft capabilities to Zero Trust standards
🔹Securing privileged access
🔹Prioritising using attacker return on investment (ROI) and more...
📌Additionally, the MCRA also includes detailed technical diagrams for:
💡Microsoft cybersecurity capabilities
💡Zero trust user access
💡Security operations (SecOps/SOC)
💡Operational technology (OT)
💡Multicloud and cross-platform capabilities
💡Attack chain coverage
💡Infrastructure and Development Security
💡Security organisational functions
Want to learn more?
⬇️Download the PowerPoint here: https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/security/blob/main/Downloads/mcra-december-2023.pptx?raw=true
📘MS Blog: https://aka.ms/MCRA
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