Describe Azure identity, access, and security

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Administrator
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Azure

This module covers some of the authorization and authentication methods available with Azure.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe directory services in Azure, including Azure Active Directory (AD) and Azure AD DS
  • Describe authentication methods in Azure, including single sign-on (SSO), multifactor authentication (MFA), and passwordless
  • Describe external identities and guest access in Azure
  • Describe Azure AD Conditional Access
  • Describe Azure Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Describe the concept of Zero Trust
  • Describe the purpose of the defense in depth model
  • Describe the purpose of Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with IT terms and concepts