Azure Security Lab: a new space for Azure research and collaboration
Now this is interesting...
Microsoft has setup a set of dedicated cloud hosts for security researchers to test attacks against IaaS scenarios, and which is isolated from Azure customers. To make it easier for security researchers to confidently and aggressively test Azure, they are inviting a select group of talented individuals to come and do their worst to emulate criminal hackers in a customer-safe cloud environment called the Azure Security Lab.
You can find the full details on the Microsoft Security Response Center blog.