Mastering Azure Security

By Mustafa Toroman , Tom Janetscheck
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  1. Section 1: Identity and Governance

About this book

Security is always integrated into cloud platforms, causing users to let their guard down as they take cloud security for granted.Cloud computing brings new security challenges, but you can overcome these with Microsoft Azure's shared responsibility model. Mastering Azure Security covers the latest security features provided by Microsoft to identify different threats and protect your Azure cloud using innovative techniques. The book takes you through the built-in security controls and the multi-layered security features offered by Azure to protect cloud workloads across apps and networks. You'll get to grips with using Azure Security Center for unified security management, building secure application gateways on Azure, protecting the cloud from DDoS attacks, safeguarding with Azure Key Vault, and much more. Additionally, the book covers Azure Sentinel, monitoring and auditing, Azure security and governance best practices, and securing PaaS deployments. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of cybersecurity in the cloud and be able to design secure solutions in Microsoft Azure.

Publication date:
May 2020
Publisher
Packt
Pages
262
ISBN
9781839218996

About the Authors

  • Mustafa Toroman

    Mustafa Toroman is a program architect and lead system engineer with Authority Partners. With years of experience of designing and monitoring infrastructure solutions, lately he focuses on designing new solutions in the cloud and migrating existing solutions to the cloud. He is very interested in DevOps processes, and he's also an Infrastructure-as-Code enthusiast. Mustafa has over 50 Microsoft certificates and has been an MCT for the last 8 years. He often speaks at international conferences about cloud technologies, and he has been awarded MVP for Microsoft Azure since 2016. Mustafa also authored ‘Hands-On Cloud Administration in Azure’ and ‘Azure Networking Cookbook’, and co-authored ‘Learn Node.js with Azure’, all published by Packt.

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  • Tom Janetscheck

    Tom Janetscheck is a cloud security expert from Germany. He has more than 15 years of experience in designing, building, and monitoring on premises and cloud infrastructure solutions, and a focus on security architecture in the Microsoft cloud, making him a resource on all things Azure and enterprise security. Tom is a well-known international conference speaker with a proven track record of attendee satisfaction. Since 2017, he received the Microsoft MVP award several times for his extraordinary community contributions in the area of Microsoft Azure Security. In his spare time, Tom is an enthusiastic motorcyclist, scuba diver, guitarist, bass player, drummer, and station officer at the local fire department.

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