Explore Microsoft Defender for IoT implementation

Azure IoT Edge
Azure IoT Hub
Azure IoT SDK
Azure Portal

This module provides you with experience configuring Microsoft Defender for IoT and implementing Microsoft Defender for IoT security agents to enhance your awareness of device-level security concerns.

Learning objectives

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

  • Enable Microsoft Defender for IoT and create a security module twin.
  • Install a security agent on a device.
  • Create and trigger a custom alert.
  • Review the alert in Microsoft Defender for IoT.


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.
  • Describe Azure Defender for IoT security agent options, authentication methods, and built-in security agent alerts.