Examine Microsoft Defender for IoT security agents

Azure IoT Edge
Azure IoT Hub
Azure IoT SDK
Azure Portal
Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT

This module introduces you to Microsoft Defender for IoT security agents and how security agents can be used to extend your security monitoring capabilities to the device-side of your IoT solution.

Learning objectives

After you complete this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Microsoft Defender for IoT security agent options.
  • Describe security agent authentication methods.
  • Describe built-in security agent alerts.
  • Describe security recommendations for Microsoft Defender for IoT and devices.


Ability to:

  • Demonstrate a general understanding of cloud-based solutions, Azure, and Azure services.
  • Explain the features and capabilities of IoT Hub and implement secure device-to-cloud communication between an IoT device and an IoT hub instance.
  • Describe the Azure IoT SDKs for devices and services, and how Visual Studio Code, Azure CLI, and the Azure Cloud Shell can be used to configure and develop components of an IoT solution.
  • Describe the Azure IoT Edge runtime support for custom code development, the IoT Edge coding tools, and the IoT Edge coding and debugging processes.