How Microsoft’s Azure Fends Off 7 Trillion Cyberthreats Per Day (TechRepublic)


The cloud is an essential component of business technology infrastructure. For a sense of scale, Microsoft processes 7 trillion cyberthreats per day, and spends over a billion dollars in cybersecurity and protecting their systems.

“One of the things that we do focus on at Microsoft and Azure, specifically, is meeting the needs of our industry partners,” Rathbun said. “One of the ways that we achieve that, as an example, is we have 71 unique certifications of our Azure products.” By focusing on different industry verticals, nation state requirements, and best practice cybersecurity requirements from commercial entities, we can ensure we meet all of the unique challenges and roles of our customers, he added.