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Microsoft Azure: Security Concepts

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to secure your Microsoft Azure deployment and Azure services such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.

The professionals in charge of Azure administration need to know how to secure services correctly to protect the data flowing between client computers and the cloud. This course investigates security concepts related to Azure deployment and services such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Find out how to work with the security portals, secure virtual machines, implement more robust multi-factor authentication, and protect your services and data, including email, documents, and user data. Plus, learn best practices for successfully securing your Azure deployment.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know
1. Security Principles in the Cloud
  • The importance of securing the cloud
  • Understand the security terms
  • Defense-in-depth approach
  • Transfer security concepts to the cloud
2. Secure Your Azure Deployment
  • Objects to secure in the cloud
  • Get familiar with the security portals
  • Get familiar with the security and compliance portal
  • Deploy certificates for Azure resources
  • Secure virtual machines
  • Implement multi-factor authentication
  • Implement multi-factor authentication for all users
  • Log into Azure using multi-factor authentication
3. Secure Your Azure-Built Services
  • Secure Office 365 email services
  • Security in the Exchange admin center
  • Secure Office 365 document management services
  • Secure Azure Active Directory
  • Secure Skype for Business Online
  • Best practices for securing your Azure deployment
  • Next steps

Taught by

David Elfassy

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