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Microsoft Azure Security Center: Securing Cloud Resources

via LinkedIn Learning


Keep your cloud resources secure with Microsoft Azure Security Center. Explore how to work with the console, set up resources, leverage advanced cloud defense capabilities, and more.

Microsoft Azure Security Center was designed to help you monitor security across hybrid cloud workflows, as well as detect—and quickly react to—threats. In this course, instructor Martynas Valkunas helps you deepen your understanding of how Microsoft Azure Security Center can help you keep your cloud resources safe from attackers. Martynas details how to work with the Azure Security Center console and fully utilize its functionality, as well as how to set up resources and leverage advanced cloud defense capabilities. He also shares a variety of cloud security best practices, providing recommendations for Azure data security, SQL security, network security, and more.


  • Secure cloud resources with Azure
  • What you should know
1. Getting Started with Azure Security Center (ASC)
  • Azure Security Center console
  • Prerequisites and onboarding resources
  • Management groups
  • Azure Policy and compliance
  • Azure Policy in action
  • Logging and monitoring
  • Security threat alerts
  • Alert validation
  • Planning and operations
  • Managing data in ASC
2. Managing Security Solutions
  • SQL information protection
  • Protecting SQL resources
  • Protecting data and storage
  • Network protection: Console and legacy networking
  • Network protection: Network map
  • Network protection: Hardening network resources
  • Protecting virtual machines
  • Protecting identity and access
3. Advanced Cloud Defense
  • Adaptive application controls
  • Just-in-time VM access
  • File integrity monitoring
  • Threat intelligence and detection
4. Azure Security Best Practices and Recommendations
  • Azure data security best practices
  • Azure SQL security best practices
  • Network security best practices, part 1
  • Network security best practices, part 2
  • Identity security best practices
  • IaaS security best practices
  • Next steps

Taught by

Martynas Valkunas

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