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A Deep Dive into Azure Network Security and Threat Management


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Duration: 8 Hours
Level: Intermediate
Learning Mode : Live Online Instructor-Led Training
This course will provide IT professionals an end to end understanding of Microsoft Azure virtual networks, the security features Azure VNET provides and how to implement those features. We will cover basic to advanced security features including NSGs, Azure Firewall, VPN, DDoS Protection, Front Door and more. We will also discuss how you can use Azure Security center and Defender to strengthen the security posture of your organization as well as monitor and troubleshoot any network issues in your Azure environment.

Course Agenda

Module 1: Azure network security overview 

Lessons

  • Virtual networks overview
  • Network access control
  • Network security rules (NSGs)
  • Just in time VM access
  • Service endpoints and private link
  • UDR and forced tunneling
  • Virtual network security appliances
  • Azure Firewall

Module 2: Secure remote access and cross-premises connectivity

Lessons

  • Connect individual workstations to a virtual network
  • Connect your on-premises network to a virtual network with a VPN
  • Connect your on-premises network to a virtual network with ExpressRoute
  • Connect virtual networks to each other
  • Load Balancing
  • Name Resolution
  • Azure DDoS protection
  • Azure Front Doo
  • Azure Traffic manager 

Module 3: Azure Networking Monitoring and Troubleshooting 

Lessons

  • Azure Network Watcher
  • Virtual Network TAP
  • Audit trail and Logging
  • Troubleshoot connections with Azure Network Watcher
  • Check remote endpoint connectivity
  • Monitor VPN and ExpressRoute connections with Network Watcher troubleshooting
  • Diagnose on-premises connectivity via VPN and ExpressRoute gateways
  • Monitor Network Performance

Module 4: Strengthen the security posture and Protect against threats 

Lessons

  • Introduction to azure Security Center
  • Asset inventory and management tools
  • Secure score in Azure Security Center
  • Security Recommendations
  • Security policies
  • Azure security baseline
  • Cross-tenant management
  • Introduction to Azure Defender
  • Azure Defender cloud workload protection

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Here is the course outline:

1. Azure network security overview

In this module we will discuss about Virtual Network and understand the security rules. Understand the Virtual network security appliances and Azure firewall.

2. Secure remote access and cross-premises connectivity

Here in this module we will understand how to connect individual workstations to a virtual network, connect your on-premises network to a virtual network with a VPN and connect your on-premises network to a virtual network with ExpressRoute.

3. Azure Networking Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Here in this module we will learn about Azure Network Watcher and Troubleshoot connections with Azure Network Watcher. We will also discuss how to Monitor VPN and ExpressRoute connections with Network Watcher troubleshooting.

4. Strengthen the security posture and Protect against threats

Here in this module we will discuss azure Security Center and discuss about the recommended security connections. We will introduce you to Azure Defender and how to protect your workload using Azure Defender.

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