Describe the security management capabilities in Azure

Business User
Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Learn about Microsoft Defender for Cloud and the capabilities it brings together to protect your cloud through secure score, recommendations, and enhanced features that provide cloud workload protection.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Defender for Cloud.
  • Describe how security policies and initiatives improve cloud security posture.
  • Describe how the three pillars of Microsoft Defender for Cloud protect against cyber threats and vulnerabilities.


  • General understanding of networking and cloud computing concepts.
  • General IT knowledge or any general experience working in an IT environment.
  • General understanding of Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365.