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Creating Security Baselines in Microsoft Azure

by Neil Morrissey

This course will teach you about Security Baselines, which are part of the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure. You'll learn how to identify security risks, create policy statements to address them, and implement secure designs in Azure.

What you'll learn

Security is a major concern for every organization moving to the cloud, or evolving their cloud security practices. In this course, Creating Security Baselines in Microsoft Azure, you'll learn about the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework, and the Security Baseline discipline contained in the framework. First, you'll explore the framework itself, and the five disciplines of cloud governance. Next, you'll cover how to create network security baselines using features of Azure. Finally, you'll discover how to secure data at rest, in transit and in use, using encryption and key management features in Azure. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of security design needed to create a Security Baseline for your organization.

About the author

Neil has worked on everything from early mobile .NET compact framework apps to modern Azure based web apps during his years in IT. As a developer and architect, he has focused on .NET and JavaScript application development, security, and hosting across a variety of Microsoft platforms, including ASP.NET, SharePoint, and Dynamics CRM. Neil has several Microsoft Certifications, including MCPD, MCSA, and MCSD.

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