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Implementing Host Security in Microsoft Azure

by Michael Teske

This course identifies the resources, tools, and methods needed to secure hosts in Azure as well as hosts connecting to Azure.

What you'll learn

Improving your security profile includes ensuring your hosts, both on-premises and in Azure, are updated and secured. In this course, Implementing Host Security in Microsoft Azure, you will gain knowledge of the services and features you can leverage to harden and update hosts in order to reduce their attack surface. First, you will enable learn how to update management to automatically enroll your hosts to keep them up to date. Next, you will explore how to enroll your hosts into Azure Security Center and apply any remediation suggestions while also installing endpoint protection. Finally, you will see how everything ties together with Azure's advanced threat detection using the tools described including Azure Monitor. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to update and harden your endpoints, both on-premises and in the cloud, improving your overall security posture.

About the author

Michael Teske is a principal security author with Pluralsight helping people build their skills toolkit. Michael has 25+ years of experience in the IT Ops/Cloud/Cybersecurity industry including 17 of those years as an IT instructor at a technical college, focusing on Microsoft server infrastructure, security and automation. Michael attained his MBA with an emphasis in Computer Information System Security several years ago. Michael still keeps up with the industry as an independent consultant in ... more

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