Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started

by Tim Warner

Your business may depend on avoiding data breaches in your Microsoft Azure deployments. In this course, you'll learn how to secure your Azure Resource Manager (ARM) deployments according to Microsoft's best practices and architectural patterns.

What you'll learn

Security in the Microsoft Azure cloud can be complex, and the stakes are high. This course, Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started, will provide you with the skills you need to deploy Azure solutions competently and confidently according to Microsoft security best practices and patterns. First, you'll cover security terminology and develop a thorough grounding of general cloud computing security principles. Next, you'll explore configuring both host-level and deployment-level security. Finally, you'll learn the ins and outs of how to utilize Azure Security Center, the automated intelligence engine. By the end of this course, you'll be able to apply what you've learned immediately to current and future Azure Resource Manager deployments.

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this Microsoft Azure Security course?

In this course, you will learn the skills you need to deploy Azure solutions competently and confidently according to Microsoft security best practices and patterns.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to best utilize Microsoft's Azure Security platform.

What are Network Security Groups?

A network security group contains security rules that allow or deny inbound network traffic to, or outbound network traffic from, several types of Azure resources.

What are the benefits of Azure Resource Manager?

Some benefits of Azure Resurce Manager (ARM) is that ARM lets you deploy, manage and monitor all the Azure resources. Other benefits include templates, access control, resource tagging, and you can define dependencies.

What is Azure Security Center?

Azure Security Center (ASC) is a solution that provides unified security management across hybrid cloud workloads.

About the author

Timothy Warner is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management who is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related. You can reach Tim via Twitter (@TechTrainerTim), LinkedIn or his blog, AzureDepot.com.

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