Azure Security

After completing the Azure Security path you’ll be able to secure data and applications on Azure as well as protect your cloud systems from attack and intrusion. You’ll start by learning the basics of how Azure works, what its foundational services are and how they fit together. These first levels of applied learning around Azure compute, networking, databases and governance culminate in you sitting your first Azure certification exam(s). From there you’ll dive deeper into IAM, networking, monitoring and information protection as you prepare for your Security Associate certification. To crown it off, you’ll learn how to implement industry standard approaches to cybersecurity by preparing for CISSP and CompTIA certifications.These Azure Security Certification paths are flexible so you can skip what you know and start at the appropriate level, whether you're a total beginner or looking to take your skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there is a major focus on practical learning through hands-on labs.

Not sure where to start? We’ll guide you through the exact skills you need to gain to progress from novice to guru across a variety of cloud specialties.

These paths are flexible, so you can hop in where you’re comfortable and start at the appropriate level, whether you’re a total novice or looking to take your skills to the next level. And as with all ACG learning, there’s a major focus on gaining practical experience through Hands-on Labs.

video: #103 – Security Engineer
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video: #101 – Codename: The Rivolta DDoS attack
video: #102 – Codename: The DNS vulnerability of 2008
video: #103 – Codename: Data breach by weak encryption

28 Hands-on Labs
video: #104 – Codename: IoT bot attacks

17 Hands-on Labs
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • CompTIA PenTest+

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