Managing Security Operations in Microsoft Azure

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Managing Security Operations in Microsoft Azure

Authors: Ammar Hasayen, Ned Bellavance, Neil Morrissey

Moving to the cloud provides countless benefits to you and your organization, but properly securing and maintaining security in the cloud presents a never-ending challenge. You... Read more

What you will learn:

  • How to configure, detect, and respond to security alerts
  • How to configure security services and policies in Azure
  • How to strengthen your security posture in Azure against security incidents
  • How to remediate security incidents in Azure
  • How to create Security Baselines for your organization in Azure

Pre-requisites

This path is intended for anyone interested in Microsoft Azure security who has general knowledge in Azure and with the Azure portal.

Beginner

The course in this section of the path teaches you everything you need to know about creating and managing security alerts in Microsoft Azure so you can quickly and effectively respond to security incidents.

Managing and Responding to Microsoft Azure Security Alerts

by Ammar Hasayen

Jun 25, 2019 / 58m

58m

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Description

Being able to detect incidents and respond to emerging threats is top of mind for every security professional. In this course, Managing and Responding to Microsoft Azure Security Alerts, you will learn foundational knowledge of creating and managing security alerts in Microsoft Azure. First, you will learn how alerts in Azure works and what you can alert on. Next, you will learn from real scenario demos, how to create and customize alerts in Microsoft Azure to respond to real threats. Finally, you will explore how to configure playbooks in Azure security center to automate your responses. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to create and manage security alerts in Microsoft Azure.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing Alerts in Microsoft Azure
  3. Creating and Customizing Alerts in Microsoft Azure
  4. Configuring Playbook in Azure Security Center

Intermediate

The course in this section of the path takes a deeper dive into the specifics of configuring additional security services and policies in Azure, including Azure Monitor, Azure Policies, and Azure Security Center.

Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure

by Ned Bellavance

Nov 27, 2019 / 1h 52m

1h 52m

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Description

Securing the cloud effectively is a daunting challenge for many architects and administrators. Microsoft Azure provides you with tools to address that challenge and improve your security posture. In this course, Configuring Security Services and Policies in Microsoft Azure, you'll learn how to leverage Azure services such as Azure Monitor, Azure Policies, and Azure Security Center to assess the security posture of your environment, remediate discovered issues, and monitor Azure resources on a continual basis. First, you'll explore how to configure policies in the context of Security Center. Next, you'll discover how to remediate issues in your environment with automated and manual interactions. Finally, you'll learn how to use Azure Monitor and Log Analytics to assess the health of your environment. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the necessary skills needed to use the native tools in Microsoft Azure to improve your cloud security.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Microsoft Azure Security Services and Policy Overview
  3. Configuring Microsoft Azure Security Governance Policy
  4. Managing Azure Resource Security Policy
  5. Monitoring Security Events in Microsoft Azure

Advanced

The courses in this section of the path teach you about advanced topics such as how to respond to and remediate security incidents in Azure, as well as how to create a Security Baseline for your organization in Azure, so you can create the most comprehensive security for your important data and applications.

Incident Response and Remediation in Microsoft Azure

by Ammar Hasayen

Sep 16, 2019 / 2h 11m

2h 11m

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Description

While moving to the cloud brings many benefits, the endless journey to obtain the right level of visibility and control over the cloud workloads is still a challenge. In this course, Incident Response and Remediation in Microsoft Azure, you will learn several ways of strengthening your security poster in the cloud and protect your workloads against threats. First, you will learn how to ensure visibility and control so that any new resource that gets deployed and how it is managed and secured from day one. Next, you will learn how to assess your cloud workloads for vulnerabilities and increase your security posture with threat prevention recommendations and advanced cloud defense services. Finally, you will explore how to detect and respond to security incidents using the advance capabilities in Azure Security Center. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of securing your cloud workloads that will help you prevent, detect, and respond to security incidents.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing Azure Security Center
  3. Ensuring Resource Security Hygiene with Azure Security Center
  4. Detecting and Responding to Security Incidents
  5. Ensuring Advanced Cloud Defense with Azure Security Center

Creating Security Baselines in Microsoft Azure

by Neil Morrissey

Dec 11, 2019 / 1h 55m

1h 55m

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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.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating an Application Platform Security Baseline in Microsoft Azure
  3. Creating a Network Security Baseline in Microsoft Azure
  4. Creating a Data Security Baseline in Microsoft Azure