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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Network Security

Secure Azure networks with NSGs and Firewall. Control traffic flow and enhance network security using Azure’s powerful tools.

  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Yes

About this course

Restricting traffic into and out of subnets and virtual machines is one aspect of a Defense in Depth security strategy, similar to perimeter and host firewalls configured in an on-premises network. In this course, you will begin by focusing on network security groups (NSGs) and learn how to create NSGs using the Azure portal, the command line interface (CLI), and PowerShell. Next, you will explore how Azure Firewall provides additional network security options beyond NSGs. Finally, you will learn how to manage Azure Firewall application, network, and NAT rules to control network traffic flow. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • Outline how network security groups (nsgs) are used and how they relate to defense in depth and zero trust
  • Manage network security groups using the azure portal

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In this course, you'll watch videos created by industry-leading experts for some of the biggest tech companies in the world. They'll cover key concepts, go through sample applications, prepare you for industry certifications, and more. Watch on any device — whenever and wherever you want — to learn at your own pace.

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