Introduction to Azure Security

By Shawn Johnson

Improve Azure security and discover best practices for protecting your Azure cloud workloads. Learn important concepts and security features in Microsoft Azure.

1 hour
  • 11 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

This course is designed to help you gain high-level knowledge over some of the important capabilities used to secure the Azure platform. We cover Azure security concepts, terminology, and architecture. We also look at security as it relates to identity, compute, networking, and other Azure resources. This course also provides insight into the trustworthy foundation Azure, which provides many configurable security options to best suit your organizational needs.

  • Chapter 1 1 Lesson Introduction 1:27

    Course Introduction

  • Chapter 2 2 Lessons Azure Security Concepts 16:50

    An Overview of Azure Security


    Ensuring Shared Security Responsibility

  • Chapter 3 3 Lessons Identity and Privilege 30:07

    Understanding Azure Active Directory


    Applying Role-Based Access Control


    Protecting Identities with Additional Azure Services

  • Chapter 4 4 Lessons Securing Azure Resources 1:12:30

    Hardening Azure Compute Resources


    Tightening Azure Network Security


    Securing and Encrypting Storage


    Restricting Access to Azure Virtual Network Resources

    45:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Conclusion 1:33

    Conclusion and Next Steps


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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