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Auditing Your Azure Assets for Security and Best Practices

by Gavin McShera

Enterprise Azure environments are complex and the platform is changing quickly. This course will highlight the areas where mistakes are often made when building and auditing IaaS solutions in Azure.

What you'll learn

Building enterprise solutions in Azure IaaS is complex. The platform is rapidly changing. In this course, Auditing Your Azure Assets for Security and Best Practices, you will be given real world advice and guidance to help you tackle the ever-changing Azure world. This course has been designed to highlight the areas where mistakes are often made. First, you will learn about the four pillars of good Azure design: Security, Performance, Support, and Cost. Next, you will explore the major pitfalls with Service Level Agreements, Network, Virtual Machines, Storage, and Backup. Finally, course moves on to cover Azure Advisor and the Security Centre and also perimeter device options. By the end of the course, you will have a different view of Azure and you will be armed with a better understanding of the platform.

About the author

Gavin has 20 years’ experience working in the IT industry. He spent 7 years working for Microsoft focusing on the datacenter and cloud products. While at Microsoft he held technical, consulting, pre-sales, and sales roles. Gavin has worked in multiple industries including online gaming, consulting, financial, pharmaceutical, and public sector. Gavin was the technical editor for the Sybex book – Mastering Windows Server 2012R2. Gavin now works as a Freelancer/Independent Consultant. He is based i... more

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