Category: Identity

Section 14 – Secure data and applications – Configure security for databases

In this section I will cover the following: Enable database authentication by using Azure AD Enable database auditing Configure dynamic masking on SQL workloads Implement database encryption for Azure SQL Database Implement network isolation for data solutions, including Azure Synapse…

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Section 13 – Secure data and applications – Configure security for storage

Configure access control for storage accounts Configure storage account access keys Configure Azure AD authentication for Azure Storage and Azure Files Different Storage Accounts types The Azure Storage platform includes the following data services: Azure Blobs A massively scalable object…

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Section 12 – Manage security operations – Configure and manage security monitoring solutions

AZ-500 is continuing with the following: Create and customize alert rules by using Azure Monitor Configure diagnostic logging and log retention by using Azure Monitor Monitor security logs by using Azure Monitor Create and customize alert rules in Azure Sentinel…

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Microsoft authenticator password generator and couple of other new features

Hi all, Wanted to share some news on Microsoft Authenticator new features for this Friday. Generating Strong passwords Cool feature, that wasn’t there before. Yep, it wasn’t. See the screenshots for more insights. Enable Autofill with Authenticator How do I…

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Section 10 – Manage security operations – Configure and manage threat protection

And time for next section for my AZ-500 study guide, continuing with the following. Configure Azure Defender for Servers (not including Microsoft Defender for Endpoint) Evaluate vulnerability scans from Azure Defender Configure Azure Defender for Servers What is inside Defender…

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Section 9 – Manage security operations – Configure centralized policy management

And this time AZ-500 study guide covers: Configure a custom security policy Create a policy initiative Configure security settings and auditing by using Azure Policy Configure a custom security policy Elements The policy definition policyRule schema is found here: https://schema.management.azure.com/schemas/2020-10-01/policyDefinition.json You use JSON…

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Section 8 – Implement platform protection – Configure advanced security for compute – Serverless, App service and encryption

And the next section for AZ-500 study guide will cover the following topics: Configure security for serverless compute Configure security for an Azure App Service Configure encryption at rest Configure encryption in transit Configure security for serverless compute Serverless computing…

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Section 7 – Implement platform protection – Configure advanced security for compute – Security and access for container services

And the AZ-500 study guide continues with the following topics: Configure security for container services Manage access to Azure Container Registry What are containers? A container is a pre-built software environment in which application code and its dependencies are preloaded…

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How handle security in a Power BI environment?

Data platforms are used in many places and Power BI is one solution to generate visual reports from different sources refined in Data platform. In this post I will cover some of the security solutions for Power BI but first…

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2022 H1 Cumulative Updates for Exchange Server

What was released? With 2022 H1 there came some significant update to how You manage and license your Exchange-servers in a Hybrid setup. Exchange Management Tools Update You don’t anymore need Exchange Server for management purposes (Management Hybrid) you can…

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