Introduction to Cloud Security with Microsoft Azure

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Every organization is now migrating to the cloud to save money, but is it really safe?

If you’re looking to learn about the cloud and how to effectively secure it, as well as build your own virtualized networks inside the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform, then you’re in the right place!

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of cloud-based service technologies, as well as how to secure them. All along, you’ll not only learn the theory but also get hands-on experience. You’ll understand how to set up your own cloud architecture and protect your cloud systems. As you progress, this course will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge in the real world by creating your own virtualized network inside the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform. To build on your knowledge further, you’ll get to grips with the difference between on-premise and hosted solutions, as well as SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. Later, you’ll cover single-tenancy and multi-tenancy solutions, along with their security concerns.

By the end of this course, you will have gained the skills you need to confidently secure your cloud systems with Microsoft Azure.

What You Will Learn

  • Get familiar with the fundamentals of cloud-based technologies
  • Create a virtualized network inside the Azure cloud computing network
  • Distinguish between on-premise and hosted solutions
  • Understand the differences between SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Identify various cloud computing vulnerabilities
  • Implement and secure your own environment within Microsoft Azure


You’ll find this course useful if you are new to cloud-based technologies and want to learn the fundamentals of securing a cloud computing environment with Microsoft Azure, even if you have no prior knowledge of Azure. IT managers, system administrators, cybersecurity analysts, and cloud architects, including aspiring cloud architects will also find this course helpful.

About The Author

Riaan Lowe: Riaan Lowe is a cloud security architect and has been in the industry for going on 10 years. He is a firm believer in “Practice what you preach” and therefore has attained the following relevant certifications to name a few: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in Azure, Azure Administrator, Azure Security Engineer, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Server), Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Specialist in virtualization and a certified Microsoft trainer. His passion is cloud and cybersecurity and he like to share knowledge gained the hard way based on real world experiences at customers.

There is a quote stating: “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life” -Marc Anthony

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  • Title: Introduction to Cloud Security with Microsoft Azure
  • Author(s): Riaan Lowe
  • Release date: June 2020
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800567429