Chapter 2

Secure Azure Network architectures

Chapter 1, “Introduction to Azure Network Security,” covers some basics to Azure networks and the current threat landscape. Given this, it is ever more important to define your Azure network architecture to meet needs but allow for network security and containment in the event of a breach.

Many organizations used perimeter-based networks that assume all systems behind the perimeter are trusted. This type of network defense is obsolete. Zero Trust networks are the next evolution that eliminates the trust based on network location. Zero Trust typically integrates user and device information, such as location and health state, which is run through a policy engine to determine whether access should be ...

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