What’s Azure Security Center?

Security Center can:

The term security posture refers to cybersecurity policies and controls, as well as how well you can predict, prevent, and respond to security threats.

What’s secure score?

Secure score is a measurement of an organization’s security posture.

Protect against threats

Respond to security alerts

The company can dismiss false alerts, investigate them further, remediate alerts manually, or use an automated response with a workflow automation.

Workflow automation uses Azure Logic Apps and Security Center connectors.

Store and manage secrets by using Azure Key Vault

What are the benefits of Azure Key Vault?

Host your Azure virtual machines on dedicated physical servers by using Azure Dedicated Host

On Azure, virtual machines (VMs) run on shared hardware that Microsoft manages.

What is defense in depth?

A defense-in-depth strategy uses a series of mechanisms to slow the advance of an attack.

Layers of defense in depth (7)

What’s Azure Firewall?

Azure Firewall is a managed, cloud-based network security service that helps protect resources in your Azure virtual networks.

Azure Firewall uses a static (unchanging) public IP address for your virtual network resources, which enables outside firewalls to identify traffic coming from your virtual network.

What can I configure with Azure Firewall?

With Azure Firewall, you can configure:

Azure Application Gateway also provides a firewall that’s called the web application firewall (WAF). WAF provides centralized, inbound protection for your web applications against common exploits and vulnerabilities. Azure Front Door and Azure Content Delivery Network also provide WAF services.

What are DDoS attacks?

A distributed denial of service attack attempts to overwhelm and exhaust an application’s resources, making the application slow or unresponsive to legitimate users.

What is Azure DDoS Protection?

Azure DDoS Protection (Standard) helps protect your Azure resources from DDoS attacks.

DDoS Protection Standard protects the WAF from volumetric and protocol attacks.

What are network security groups?

A network security group enables you to filter network traffic within an Azure virtual network. You can think of NSGs like an internal firewall.

Combine services

You can combine Azure networking and security services to manage your network security and provide increased layered protection. Here are two ways you can combine services:

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