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Hands-On Networking with Azure by Mohamed Waly

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Securing Azure VNet

The most common question that anyone asks when they buy a service is, can it be secured? The answer to that question in this case is, absolutely yes.

Besides the security Microsoft provides for Azure from its side, there is some configuration that you can do from your side to increase the level of security to your virtual network.

For a higher level of security, you can use the following:

  • NSG: It is like a firewall that controls the inbound and outbound traffic by specifying which traffic is allowed to flow to/from the NIC/subnet
  • Distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection: It is used to prevent DDoS attacks and at the time of writing is in preview

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