Pro Azure Governance and Security: A Comprehensive Guide to Azure Policy, Blueprints, Security Center, and Sentinel
De Tender, Peter, Erskine, Samuel, Rendon, David
Pro Azure Governance and Security offers a comprehensive look at the governance features available with Microsoft Azure and demonstrates how to integrate them with your hybrid and Azure environments, drawing on the author's experiences from years in the field. Learn about the array of controls implemented within Microsoft Azure from two valuable perspectives: the customer and Microsoft operations.
Beginning with the top-level subscription hierarchy, learn about the most important built-in Azure security services and features, as well as how to use Azure Policies and Blueprints as a means for security and governance. A series of hands-on exercises teaches you the concepts of Azure Governance: how to enable and deploy Azure Security Center, integrate RBAC (role-based access control), and set up Azure Operations and Monitoring. Get introduced to the new Azure Sentinel solution that offers SIEM as a service for security incident management and proactive hunting.What You'll Learn
- Understand different architectural designs for implementing Azure Security
- Operate and monitor an Azure environment
- Deploy Azure Governance, Policies, and Blueprints
- Discover key Azure features that enhance security
- Implement and confidently access Azure Security Center
- Get to know Azure Sentinel
Who This Book Is For
Technical engineers, consultants, solution and cloud architects, IT managers, and SecOps teams who need to understand how to integrate governance, security, and compliance in hybrid and Azure environments. A basic understanding of Azure or other public cloud platforms is beneficial, but not required.
David Rendon is a Microsoft MVP with expertise in Azure, specializing in enterprise data and applications management in cloud environments. He conducts private training classes globally (India, South America, and USA) that help companies migrate critical applications to the cloud and train their staff to be certified cloud architects. He is passionate about travel, action-packed tech days with peers, and getting down in the trenches of technology road maps. He is active on Twitter @DaveRndn.
Samuel Erskine has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and is currently a cloud solutions architect (Senior Manager). He is focused on cloud technologies with a core competency in Microsoft Azure. He is multilingual in his approach, speaking both the language of the business and technology to facilitate the delivery of key organizational objectives. He is a Microsoft MVP, published author, speaker, and blogger at itprocessed.com. He is active on Twitter @samerskine.