Azure security documentation

Azure offers security advantages that support your compliance efforts, provide cost-effective security for your organization, and help protect your hybrid and multicloud platforms, applications, and data.

Security guidance for each phase of your cloud migration journey

Strategy and planning

Define business justification and expected outcomes of adoption

Cloud architecture

Design, build, and continuously improve your cloud architecture

Continued learning

Discover learning paths that help you improve your security in the cloud

Additional security guidance

Microsoft Learn training

If you're new to security, build your skills with Microsoft Learn training

Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure

Secure methodology designed to help cloud architects and business decision makers create and implement security strategies for the cloud

Azure security fundamentals

For every phase of your cloud journey, learn how to secure your cloud solutions on Azure

Azure Security Benchmark

Best practices and recommendations to secure your cloud deployments

Azure Well-Architected Framework

Design principles for a securely architected system hosted on cloud or on-premises datacenters

Azure Architecture Center

A set of guiding tenets that can be used to protect your applications and data from threats

Microsoft Security Best Practices

Collection of best practices that provide clear actionable guidance for security related decisions, includes Azure and Microsoft 365

Secure development

Learn how to develop and deploy secure applications on Azure with our sample apps, best practices, and guidance

Security services and capabilities

Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Unify security management and advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads

Microsoft Defender for Identity

Improve security of hybrid environments from cyber attacks and insider threats

Azure Key Vault

Create and maintain keys that access and encrypt your cloud resources

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that operates on multiple clouds

Microsoft Defender for IoT

Threat detection for IoT/OT environments

Azure Information Protection

Control and secure emails, documents, and sensitive data

Azure Active Directory

Multi-tenant, cloud-based identity and access management service

Microsoft 365 Defender

Security solutions that protect your enterprise across attack surfaces