Azure Key Vault provides life-cycle management for keys, secrets, and certificates. In this course you will learn the basics of using and managing Key Vault, including creating and securing Key Vault, storing sensitive data, and auditing access.
Azure Key Vault is a secrets management platform, providing a secure repository to keys, secrets, and certificates. It offers deep integration with other services in Azure, and provides a highly secure repository for your most sensitive data. In this course, Configuring and Managing Microsoft Azure Key Vault, you will learn how to deploy and manage Azure Key Vault. First, you will understand how to deploy Key Vault and control access on the management plane. Then, you will discover how to create keys, secrets, and certificates and secure access to those objects with Access Policies. Finally, you will gain knowledge about configuring proper logging and auditing of Key Vault using Log Analytics and Storage Accounts. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills necessary to confidentially deploy and manage Azure Key Vault in your cloud environment.
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.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Ned Bellavance, and welcome to my course, Managing and Configuring Azure Key Vault. I am a Microsoft Azure MVP and founder of Ned in the Cloud, LLC. One of the foundational services in Microsoft Azure is Key Vault. This powerful offering enables the creation, storage, and lifecycle management of sensitive data such as encryption keys, passwords and secrets, and digital certificates. In this course, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and manage Azure Key Vault and the sensitive data stored inside. We will be focusing on several topics within the course including Azure Key Vault use cases and integrations, creating and managing keys, secrets, and certificates, configuring Key Vault access on the management and data planes, logging and auditing of Key Vault using log analytics, and the Kusto query language. By the end of this course, you will be ready to create and manage Azure Key Vault for your organization. Before beginning this course, you should have a solid understanding of the services in Microsoft Azure, experience using Azure PowerShell or the Azure CLI, and a passion for protecting your cloud deployments. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about Azure Key Vault and how it can make your Azure deployments more secure with the course, Configuring and Managing Azure Key Vault, at Pluralsight.