With identity as the new perimeter in today's security landscape, it's important to keep up on the latest ways to manage it. Identitywhich defines what protocols you're allowed to use, who you're allowed to interact with, and what you're allowed to dohas evolved significantly in the last few years.
In this security course, go beyond the firewall and ports, and learn practical steps and prescriptive guidance on identity management, based on proven, real-world experience from Microsoft Incident Response teams.
Start with a conceptual look at identity, explore Active Directory best practices, find out how to secure Azure Active Directory, and then get hands-on with a combination of videos, text, and hosted labs.
You will create a protective bastion host for an existing domain, configure Privilege Access Management (PAM) and Just in Time Administration (JIT), install JRE, and set up Microsoft Identity Manager. With successful course completion, you will understand the hows and whys of improving the security posture of your environment, and get started implementing and managing identity as part of your cybersecurity defense plan.
Note: These courses will retire in June. Please enroll only if you are able to finish your coursework in time.
- How identity is the new control plane, the perimeter that is replacing the firewall.
- The recommended steps to secure Active Directory.
- Azure Security Architecture and the Identity Federation and access solutions supported by Azure architecture.
- How Kerberos and Privilege Attribute Certification function.
Philip Helsel is a Senior Content Developer with the Microsoft Learning team, where he is currently focused on building IT Professional courses for Windows 10, Hyper-V, and Configuration Manager. He is also the planner for a new Microsoft Virtual Academy Enterprise Security channel.
Before joining Microsoft, he was a Pre-Sales Engineer and trainer at Fast Search and Transfer, a Pre-Sales Engineer at Oracle Corporation, and Sun Microsystems. He also served as a Captain in U.S. Army.
Phil has a BS degree in Mathematics & Physics, and a Masters in Computer Science. Mr. Helsel also has a number of certifications including his Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCITP in Server Virtualization, CCNA, VCP5, CISM, Security+, Network+, and others.
Kimberly is a Senior Content Developer with the Microsoft Learning team.
She is responsible for building IT Professional courses. She is also the project manager for a new Microsoft Virtual Academy Enterprise Security channel.
Prior to this, Kimberly was a technical lead in the Microsoft Customer Service and Support organization.