The Microsoft Security Insights Podcast is Coming to Microsoft Reactor

For fans of the weekly Microsoft Security Insights podcast, Frank, Edward, Brodie, and I have some awesome news to share. The popularity of the podcast continues to grow. Not only is the listener audience in an exploding growth spurt, but there are many security experts coming out of the woodwork asking to come on the … Continue reading The Microsoft Security Insights Podcast is Coming to Microsoft Reactor

Addicted to KQL Part 0: The Wit and Wisdom of Standard Columns in Azure Monitor Logs

The Addicted to KQL series is an ongoing, advanced series for KQL. For beginning topics don't start here. Instead, see the original Must Learn KQL series. The series TOC along with the currently completed chapters, sample queries, series images, and even the series eBook will always be located at the following shortlink: https://aka.ms/Addicted2KQL ======================= I have a … Continue reading Addicted to KQL Part 0: The Wit and Wisdom of Standard Columns in Azure Monitor Logs

Create and Maintain Your Own KQL Demo Environment with the New Start-for-free Cluster

As we continue efforts to ensure KQL is accessible to everyone (regardless of whether or not an Azure subscription is required), a new Start-for-free Cluster program has been publicly released. This cluster can be used for learning, for evaluation, or if you're like me, as a hobby to get extra keen on data science. All … Continue reading Create and Maintain Your Own KQL Demo Environment with the New Start-for-free Cluster

Take the Assessment, Get Your Must Learn KQL Certificate

The Must Learn KQL series has reached its completion, but that doesn't mean it's over. In March, I'll kick off the next step in KQL learning in an advanced series called Addicted to KQL. For those just catching on, the Must Learn KQL series has educated close to 5,000 people since it started in November … Continue reading Take the Assessment, Get Your Must Learn KQL Certificate

Must Learn KQL Part 20: Building Your First Microsoft Sentinel Analytics Rule

This post is part of an ongoing series to educate about the simplicity and power of the Kusto Query Language (KQL). If you’d like the 90-second post-commercial recap that seems to be a standard part of every TV show these days… The full series index (including code and queries) is located here: https://aka.ms/MustLearnKQL The book … Continue reading Must Learn KQL Part 20: Building Your First Microsoft Sentinel Analytics Rule

The Unified Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft 365 Defender Repository

As product and services always to continue to align its great to see movement in areas that provide pure value. The Microsoft Sentinel GitHub repository has now made room to house Microsoft 365 Defender Hunting queries. KQL is the tie that binds these two security services, and because of that, Hunting queries for Microsoft 365 … Continue reading The Unified Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft 365 Defender Repository

Must Learn KQL Part 18: The Union Operator

This post is part of an ongoing series to educate about the simplicity and power of the Kusto Query Language (KQL). If you’d like the 90-second post-commercial recap that seems to be a standard part of every TV show these days… The full series index (including code and queries) is located here: https://aka.ms/MustLearnKQL The book … Continue reading Must Learn KQL Part 18: The Union Operator

Update on the Must Learn KQL Series

Since November, I've delivered many pages worth of KQL learning through the Must Learn KQL series. The series has reached heights I never expected and the impact for our customers and for our security products has been incredible. Thanks to everyone for your participation and engagement! I've mentioned this in passing in social network situations, … Continue reading Update on the Must Learn KQL Series

Must Learn KQL Part 17: The Let Statement

This post is part of an ongoing series to educate about the simplicity and power of the Kusto Query Language (KQL). If you’d like the 90-second post-commercial recap that seems to be a standard part of every TV show these days… The full series index (including code and queries) is located here: https://aka.ms/MustLearnKQL The book … Continue reading Must Learn KQL Part 17: The Let Statement