Implement platform protection Course

How to protect infrastructure and data when you work in the cloud.

3 hours, 26 minutes

Course description

Learn to implement platform protection. You will learn how to configure, protect and isolate your networks in Azure, from configuring you network in a secure way for virtual machines and containers to managing network security groups and service endpoints to prevent unauthorized network access.


Deploy, configure, and secure Azure Container Registry and Azure Kubernetes Service

Video - 00:40:00

Demonstrates how to deploy, configure, and secure Azure Container Registry and Azure Kubernetes Service.
Deploy WAF and Front Door Service

Video - 00:22:00

A demonstration of deploying web application firewalls and front door service.
DDoS protection & endpoint protection in Azure

Video - 00:45:00

Creating Azure resource locks, configuring Azure policies, managing resource group security, configuring subscription and resource permissions and configuring custom RBAC roles.
Deploy Azure Bastion

Video - 00:15:00

Demonstrates how to deploy Azure Bastion.
Azure types of VPNs and ExpressRoute

Video - 00:30:00

Configuring a firewall, implementing service endpoints, implementing DDoS protection, configuring advanced security and configuring and monitoring system updates for VMs.
Deploy, configure, and test an Azure firewall

Video - 00:18:00

Creating and configuring Azure firewalls, configuring Azure Front Door service as an application gateway, configuring a Web Application Firewall (WAF) on Azure Application Gateway and configuring Azure Bastion.
Create a virtual network and filter network traffic

Video - 00:37:00

Implementing advanced network security, securing the connectivity of virtual networks (VPNs) and configuring Network Security Groups (NSGs) and Application Security Groups (ASGs).

Meet the author

Austin Songer

Austin Songer has been working in cybersecurity since 2015. He currently works for a managed security services provider as a SOC engineer in Chicago, Illinois. He has experience in security monitoring, incident response and Azure security and holds several certifications, including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Security Analyst (ECSA).

Austin is passionate about learning and is currently studying for his OSCP certification. Before joining the information security industry, he spent seven years in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman. He holds a bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University and a master's degree in information systems from Robert Morris University. Outside of work, Austin enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs.

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