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Securing Applications in Microsoft Azure

by Reza Salehi

This hands-on course covers powerful Azure security services including MSI, WAF, NSGs, ASGs, and App Service Environments. These services enable you to easily protect your IaaS and PaaS applications from today's sophisticated attacks.

What you'll learn

Public-facing applications are common targets for hackers and malicious users. In this course, Securing Applications in Microsoft Azure, you will gain the ability to prevent these attacks by leveraging Microsoft Azure's powerful security services. First, you will learn to eliminate sensitive service credentials from your app code by using Managed Identities (MSI). Next, you will discover how Network Security Groups (NSG) and Application Security Groups (ASG) are used to control inbound and outbound traffic for virtual networks and virtual machines. Finally, you will explore how to protect Azure app service deployments from common attacks such as SQL injection and XSS by using Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and App Service Environments (ASE). When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure security services needed to protect your applications in Microsoft Azure.

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About the author

Reza is a cloud consultant and a Microsoft Certified Trainer alumni. He started professional software development and training over two decades ago and is passionate about cloud technologies. Reza continues to help his clients moving to the cloud and loves to share his passion for the cloud with the developers and software architects through training.

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