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Microsoft SC-5002 - Secure Azure Services and Workloads with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 995 exc GST
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Why study this course

This one-day course guides you in securing Azure services and workloads using Microsoft Cloud Security Benchmark controls in Microsoft Defender for Cloud via the Azure portal.

This one-day course prepares you for an Applied Skills credential.
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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Learn how to create and configure NSGs (Network Security Groups) to enforce access controls for Azure resources

  • Understand how to prioritise NSG rules and leverage Azure NSG flow logs for monitoring and troubleshooting

  • Learn how to create and configure a Log Analytics workspace in Azure

  • Gain insights into collecting and analysing security data from Microsoft Defender for Cloud within the Log Analytics workspace

  • Understand how to create custom queries and alerts to proactively detect security threats and incidents

  • Understand the features and benefits of Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Security Benchmark, Security Recommendations, and Defender for Cloud Secure Score.

  • Learn how to leverage these tools to monitor, protect, and improve the security of cloud environments.

  • Explore the MITRE Attack Matrix to identify common attack techniques and prioritise security efforts.

  • Understand the concept of Brute Force Attacks and the importance of implementing preventive measures.

  • Familiarise yourself with Just in Time Virtual Machine to implement fine-grained access controls for enhanced security.

  • Learn how to configure and deploy the Log Analytics agent in Azure.

  • Understand how to integrate the Log Analytics workspace with Defender for Cloud to collect and analyse security logs.

  • Learn how to configure network access control for Azure Key Vault using virtual network service endpoints and private endpoints.

  • Gain insights into configuring firewall rules and virtual network service endpoints to restrict access to Key Vault.

  • Understand the process of configuring private endpoints to securely access Key Vault from virtual networks.

  • Learn how to configure and create an Azure Private Endpoint for Azure SQL Server in the Azure portal.

  • Gain insights into the network architecture and components involved in setting up an Azure Private Endpoint.

  • Understand how to validate and test the connection between the Azure Private Endpoint and Azure SQL Server.

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Who is the course for?

  • Administrators

Course subjects

  • Filter network traffic with a network security group using the Azure portal

  • Create a Log Analytics workspace for Microsoft Defender for Cloud

  • Set up Microsoft Defender for Cloud

  • Configure and integrate a Log Analytics agent and workspace in Defender for Cloud

  • Configure Azure Key Vault networking settings

  • Connect an Azure SQL server using an Azure Private Endpoint using the Azure portal


Students should be familiar with Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS). They should also have experience with security capabilities in Azure.

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