ACG Fundamentals

How to secure your Azure account

Episode description

If you have signed up for an Azure account but haven’t created a less privileged user, this lesson is for you. We walk you through the how and reasons why you should secure your Azure account.

0:00 – Introduction
1:08 – Create a least-privileged user
2:38 – Enable MFA
3:22 – Login as a new user

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Continue your learning with these additional show notes
Security breach study by Verizon 2020 https://enterprise.verizon.com/resources/executivebriefs/2020-dbir-executive-brief.pdf

Secure Azure Active Directory users with Multi-Factor Authentication https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/modules/secure-aad-users-with-mfa/

Manage access to an Azure subscription by using Azure role-based access control (Azure RBAC)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/modules/manage-subscription-access-azure-rbac/

Five steps to securing your identity infrastructure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/fundamentals/steps-secure-identity

Azure Identity Management and access control security best practices https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/fundamentals/identity-management-best-practices

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Series description

Being an avid learner means we are always beginners to a new topic or concept. With ACG Fundamentals, we want to equip you with the lessons you need to tackle new cloud concepts, projects, and real-world scenarios. With fun, bite-sized and succinct lessons, you'll be able to learn from anywhere in a matter of minutes. This is the series that puts the fun in fundamentals.

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