Encrypt public sector data in Azure

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Data encryption in the cloud is an important risk mitigation requirement expected by government customers worldwide. Learn how to protect data through its entire lifecycle, whether at rest, in transit, or in use. Control encryption keys in the cloud using comprehensive encryption key management and explore the various encryption options to keep data secure in the public sector.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Describe the options for key management in Azure.
  • Identify various scenarios in which encryption is used to protect data throughout its lifecycle.
  • Choose between the various encryption options in Azure.


  • Basic understanding of data residency and encryption.
  • Experience in network administration or cloud solutions is preferred.