Managing Microsoft Azure Security

Microsoft Azure Security Center is a cloud-based solution providing a unified view into the security posture of your environment. Here, you will learn to manage the Security Center, including policies, data collection, alerts, and investigation.
Course info
Rating
(10)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Dec 12, 2018
Duration
2h 30m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introducing Monitoring Azure Security
Understanding Azure Security Center
Policies and Data Collection
Security Assessments and Threat Prevention
Managing Security Solutions
Investigating Threats
Automating Security Workflows
Advanced Cloud Defense
Description
Course info
Rating
(10)
Level
Advanced
Updated
Dec 12, 2018
Duration
2h 30m
Description

Configuring and monitoring the security of your Azure environment is a challenging endeavor. You want to ensure that you are following best practices, finding the important events, and taking a proactive stance on security configuration. Microsoft Azure Security Center helps provide a single management point for all things security in Azure. In this course, Managing Microsoft Azure Security, you'll learn how to properly leverage the Azure Security Center from Microsoft to meet the advanced security needs of a cloud deployment. First, you'll configure policies and data collection for the resources in your Azure subscriptions. Next, you'll review the recommended actions from the Security Center and prioritize which actions to take first. Finally, you'll investigate alerts and incidents to determine the root cause of a security intrusion. By the end of this course, you'll be able to leverage Azure Security Center to improve your security posture in Azure and assess and remediate vulnerabilities effectively.

About the author
About the author

Ned Bellavance is an IT professional and Microsoft MVP with over 15 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, Managing Microsoft Azure Security. I am a Microsoft MVP in cloud and data center management. Microsoft's Azure Security Center is a cloud-based solution creating a unified view into the security posture of your Azure environment providing alerts, events, and recommendations for investigation and remediation. In this course, you will learn about the features and functionality that exist within Azure Security Center and how to manage the various resources and configurations found within the solution. We will be focusing on several topics within the course including configuring policies and data collection; assessing security recommendations, including integrating third-party security solution; investigating security alerts and incidents; and applying advanced cloud security solutions, like just-in-time VM access. By the end of this course, you will be able to manage the resources found in Azure Security Center effectively and use the information found within to improve your security posture and ward off new threats. Before beginning the course, you should have a basic understanding of using the Azure portal, some familiarity with Azure solutions, and a desire to learn more about security management. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn more about Azure Security Center and some of the excellent features inside with the course Managing Microsoft Azure Security, on Pluralsight.