Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 3: Log Analytics

Continuing from the previous post Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 2: OWASP ZAP Tool, I will show how to query the WAF logs using Azure Log Analytics as it provides near real-time monitoring. To get a more comprehensive implementation of Log Analytics you can read my other blog series …

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Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 2: OWASP ZAP Tool

Continuing from my last post Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 1: Intro, I will demonstrate a very simple penetration test. Thanks to Tanya Janca (@shehackspurple), an OWASP specialist, who suggested I try out the OWASP ZAP tool. “The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is one of the world’s most popular free …

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Penetration Testing Your Web App with Azure Application Gateway WAF Part 1: Intro

In setting up an application with appliances that provide protections from cyber threats, it is always necessary to have penetration testing and monitoring throughout the solution's lifecycle management. I will demonstrate the following scenario: Protect your web app using Azure Application Gateway’s Web Application Firewall features. Enable and configure the WAF The web app is …

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Performance Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 5: Alerting

To continue in building upon the scenarios of this blog series, I will show how to create an Azure Alert for a VMs that have an average CPU utilization greater than 90% over a 10 minute period. And continuing to leverage Log Analytics. Specifications Summary Alert on any VM that has an average CPU utilization …

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Performance Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 4: Log Analytics Custom Views

As shown in the previous post Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 3: Dashboard, another option to display a form of dashboard is using Log Analytics Custom Views. The collection of views can be found in your log analytics workspace in the Workspace summary blade. For example, the views shown are a bunch of …

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Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 3: Dashboard

As shown in my previous post, the log analytics query can return a table or a chart. In this blog post, I will show how to put together various tables and charts together in a dashboard style and for others to see. I will show how to create a dashboard with Azure Portal’s dashboard capability. You can …

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Monitoring Azure Virtual Machines with Log Analytics Part 2: Querying

From my previous blog post Monitoring Virtual Machines with Azure Log Analytics Part 1, I have shown Log Analytics connecting to virtual machines to collect telemetry data. This post will show how to query and display tables and charts. In the Log Analytics workspace, click for Log Search. This is the simple query editor against …

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