Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Following is an excerpt from Secure Virtual Network Connectivity over Internet Chapter from book Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide Part 3: Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate.  Introduction to Virtual Private Network VPN provides an encrypted communication between private networks over public network such as Internet. The important point here is that resources in the … Continue reading Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Cloud Computing

Following is an excerpt from Cloud Computing Chapter from book Azure Study & Lab Guide For Beginners. Introduction to Server Virtualization Before going into Cloud Computing let’s discuss about Server Virtualization. Server Virtualization is the base on which Cloud Computing is built. With Server Virtualization a hypervisor installed on compute host creates and runs Virtual Machines. … Continue reading Cloud Computing

Azure Virtual Machine Disk Encryption using Encryption at Host option

Following is an excerpt from Encryption Chapter from book Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide Part 3: Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate.  Refer to this blog post if you want to know more about different options available for encrypting Azure Virtual Machine Disk. With Encryption at host, encryption happens at 2 places. One at Azure … Continue reading Azure Virtual Machine Disk Encryption using Encryption at Host option

Azure Virtual Machine Disk Encryption options

Following is a teaser from Encryption Chapter from book Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide Part 3: Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate. Options to encrypt Azure VM Disk Azure Disk Encryption (ADE).Encryption at rest using Platform-Managed Keys. This is the default option when you create Azure Virtual Machine.Encryption at rest using Customer-Managed Keys.Double Encryption at rest … Continue reading Azure Virtual Machine Disk Encryption options

Exam AZ-500 Study and Lab Guide

Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide for Azure Security Engineer Associate Certification is now available on Amazon in 3 parts – Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3  in paperback  format. Amazon Link for Part 1 Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09LGJT43FAmazon Link for Part 2 Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09LGLVBT6Amazon Link for Part 3 Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09LGRV7H9 Download Part 1 Sample Chapter: https://app.box.com/s/wqqlpnlye9fr4qkrcmxc597vbs0703fq Download Part 2 … Continue reading Exam AZ-500 Study and Lab Guide

Design Case Study on Azure Firewall Manager

Let’s take an example of an Organization which has Multiple Business units. Central IT team of the Organization runs its applications in Azure. Each Business unit runs its own Applications in Azure Cloud. Each Business Unit has its own Multiple Virtual Networks for testing and deployment of Applications. The Organization also has on-premises Datacentre. Central … Continue reading Design Case Study on Azure Firewall Manager

Multi-Factor Authentication using MS Authenticator App for IOS

Following is a teaser from Multi-Factor Authentication Chapter from book Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide Part 1: Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate. Since it is a teaser, so absolutely minimal content is being shared. Multifactor Authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication apart from username/password. Azure multifactor authentication (MFA) … Continue reading Multi-Factor Authentication using MS Authenticator App for IOS

Deploy Secure HDInsight Cluster

Following is an excerpt from HDInsight Security using Managed Identities Chapter from book Exam AZ-500 Study & Lab Guide Part 2: Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate. A financial Institution in Insurance sector wants to deploy HDInsight Cluster to do Big Data Analysis on its existing Customer base. This is being done to  find favourable prospects … Continue reading Deploy Secure HDInsight Cluster

Oauth2 Authentication Case Study

Indian Railways (IR) has fourth largest railway network in the world by size, with a route length of 67,368 kilometers and total track length of 121,407 kilometers. Indian Railway (IR) runs more than 20,000 passenger trains and 9,200 freight trains daily. Despite the best effort by IR more than 50% of Passenger trains have delayed arrival and … Continue reading Oauth2 Authentication Case Study