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  • Recognize the basic principles of IT security to protect your applications
  • Implement authentication solutions within applications with Azure Services
  • Analyze use cases of Azure usage, regarding services that are PaaS such as websites, SQL Databases, and storage
  • Analyze use cases of Azure usage, regarding services that are IaaS such as Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks
  • Use Azure Cloud-based identity solutions in applications
  • Assess risks to build a complete map of what to monitor
  • Identify and avoid common pitfalls while developing web applications

Microsoft Azure Security helps you ensure that all your applications and services stay secure and safe from any threats. Starting with a quick tour through the fundamentals of security standards, you will quickly gain a comprehensive overview of Azure Services where security has to be managed directly. You will then see some use cases of Azure usage, exploring the various building blocks of the entire platform. This will help you get involved with the services covered in the ensuing chapters.

Next, you will learn to identify, for any given service of Azure, where the possible traps are and how malicious behaviors could lead up to a huge loss in terms of information and consequently, money. Finish with a flourish by implementing authentication solutions within applications with Azure Services and learn the best practices for Azure-related IT resources. With this comprehensive guide, you will learn many of the key security processes along with network, system, and host security and ensure that your applications and services are secure.

  • Explore the security hot spots in the Azure PaaS and IaaS services
  • Understand the basic principles of IT security and application security to reduce exposure and shield your services from vulnerabilities
  • This is a step-by-step guide filled with best-practices to apply with Identity and Access Management, and keep your services secure
Page Count 152
Course Length 4 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781784399979
Date Of Publication 6 Apr 2015


Roberto Freato

Roberto Freato has been an independent IT consultant since he started to work. Working for small software factories while he was studying, after his M.Sc. in Computer Science Engineering with his thesis on Consumer Cloud Computing, he got specialization in Cloud and Azure. Today, he works as a freelance consultant for major companies in Italy, helping clients design and kick off their distributed software solutions. He trains the developer community in his free time, speaking at many conferences. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2010.