Microsoft Azure Security Center
Diogenes, Yuri, Janetscheck, Tom
Reflecting updates through fall 2020, this book presents comprehensive Azure Security Center techniques for safeguarding cloud and hybrid environments. Leading Microsoft Azure experts Yuri Diogenes and Tom Janetscheck help you apply Azure Security Center's robust protection, detection, and response capabilities in key operational scenarios. You'll learn how to take full advantage of recently introduced ASC components, feature enhancements, and deployment scenarios, as you address today's latest threat vectors. Diogenes and Janetscheck walk you through securing any Azure workload, and strengthening security in everything from policies and identity to incident response and risk management. Sharing insider insights, tips, tricks and operational optimizations only available from full-time members of Microsoft's Azure Security Center team, the authors offer new and revised coverage of using Azure Security Center with Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, Azure SQL, Azure Web sites and apps, logging, auditing, and storage. They cover Cloud Security Posture Management, Microsoft's Cloud Workload Protection Platform, integration with the Azure Sentinel SIEM/SOAR, advanced security automation, deployment at scale, third-party security tool integration, and much more. Whatever your security role or level of experience, you'll learn how to save hours, days, or even weeks by addressing cloud security problems more efficiently and reliably.
Yuri Diogenes, MsC Yuri has a Master of Science in cybersecurity intelligence and forensics investigation (Utica College) and is the principal program manager for the Microsoft CxE ASC Team, where he primarily helps customers onboard and deploy Azure Security Center and Azure Defender as part of their security operations/incident responses. Yuri has been working in different positions for Microsoft since 2006, including five years as senior support escalation engineer in CSS Forefront Edge Team, and from 2011 to 2017 in the content development team, where he also helped create the Azure Security Center content experience since its GA launch in 2016. Yuri has published a total of 24 books, mostly about information security and Microsoft technologies. Yuri also holds an MBA and many IT/Security industry certifications such as CISSP, ECND, ECEH, ECSA, ECHFI, CompTIA Security+, CySA+, Cloud Essentials Certified, Mobility+, Network+, CASP, CyberSec First Responder, MCSE, and MCTS. You can follow Yuri on Twitter at @yuridiogenes. Tom Janetscheck Tom is a senior program manager for Microsoft's Azure Security Center CxE Team, where he works with his friend Yuri helping customers onboard and deploy Azure Security Center and Azure Defender. As a former Microsoft MVP, Tom joined the team during COVID-19 in Spring 2020, and he deeply misses in-person conferences because he loves to speak to audiences all over the world. With almost 20 years of experience in various IT admin and consulting roles, Tom has a deep background in IT infrastructure and security, and he holds various certifications, including MCSE and MCTS. When Tom is not writing a book, preparing a conference or user group session, or helping his customers onboard ASC, he is an enthusiastic motorcyclist and musician; he plays guitar, bass, and drums. He also volunteers as a firefighter at the local fire department and can usually be met attending rock concerts all over the place. You can follow Tom on Twitter at @azureandbeyond.