Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure

Securing the cloud effectively is a daunting challenge. Microsoft Azure has native tools to improve your security posture. In this course, you'll learn about Azure Security Center, Policies, and Monitor to improve the security of your environment.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 27, 2019
Duration
1h 51m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Nov 27, 2019
Duration
1h 51m
Description

Securing the cloud effectively is a daunting challenge for many architects and administrators. Microsoft Azure provides you with tools to address that challenge and improve your security posture. In this course, Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure, you'll learn how to leverage Azure services such as Azure Monitor, Azure Policies, and Azure Security Center to assess the security posture of your environment, remediate discovered issues, and monitor Azure resources on a continual basis. First, you'll explore how to configure policies in the context of Security Center. Next, you'll discover how to remediate issues in your environment with automated and manual interactions. Finally, you'll learn how to use Azure Monitor and Log Analytics to assess the health of your environment. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the necessary skills needed to use the native tools in Microsoft Azure to improve your cloud security.

About the author
About the author

Ned Bellavance is an IT professional and Microsoft MVP with almost 20 years of experience in the industry. Passionate about technology, he is always looking to embrace future trends and share new discoveries with the community.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Ned Bellavance, and welcome to my course, Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure. I am a Microsoft Azure MVP and founder of Ned in the Cloud LLC. Securing the cloud effectively is a daunting challenge for many architects and administrators. Microsoft Azure provides you with tools to address those challenges in the form of Azure Security Center and Azure Policies. In this course, we are going to learn how to leverage Azure services like Azure Monitor, Azure Policies, and Azure Security Center to assess the security posture of your environment, remediate discovered issues, and monitor Azure resources on a continual basis. Some of the major topics that we will cover include configuring security policies with Azure Security Center, standardizing deployments with Azure Blueprints, reviewing Security Center recommendations and remediations, configuring Azure Monitor and diagnostic settings. By the end of this course, you will be ready to leverage Azure Security Center, Azure Policy, and Azure Monitor to improve and maintain your desired security posture. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Microsoft Azure, PowerShell, and some basic security concepts in the cloud. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about configuring Azure Security Center, Policies, and Monitor with the Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure course at Pluralsight.