Enabling Anti-Malware for Azure Cloud Services

by Pavel Morshenyuk

Microsoft Azure provides great PaaS (Platform as a Service) compatibilities for web developers – you do not need to know what sits under the hood of the cloud platform, just push Publish button from the Visual Studio and it is done. It works great until you face the grumpy enterprise world. First thing you will see is information security department and first question they will ask is "Are you running anti-malware software on your servers?". Servers? Anti-malware? Hmm…