Implement virtual machine host security in Azure

Solution Architect
Security Engineer
Azure Portal
Virtual Machines

Learn how to protect and harden your virtual machines in Azure. This learning path can help you prepare for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate certification.



Modules in this learning path

Learn how to incorporate security into your architecture design, and discover the tools that Azure provides to help you create a secure environment through all the layers of your architecture.

Learn how to create security baselines for your Azure services by ensuring that your settings meet the minimum requirements described in CIS Benchmarks for Azure v. 1.3.0.

In this module, we discuss how to create a Linux virtual machine using the Azure portal.

Azure virtual machines (VMs) enable you to create dedicated compute resources in minutes that can be used just like a physical desktop or server machine.

Use Azure Disk Encryption (ADE) to encrypt OS and data disks on existing and new VMs.

In this module, you’ll discover how to protect VMs and servers with Microsoft Defender for Cloud