Microsoft Defender for Cloud Academy

Welcome to the Microsoft Defender for Cloud Academy. Explore Microsoft Defender for Cloud video sessions with demos delivered directly to partners, relevant certifications, and further resources.

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We must remain vigilant in the fight against ransomware, phishing, zero-day attacks, and the list goes on. Microsoft Defender for Cloud protects multicloud and hybrid workloads from development to runtime with security posture monitoring, regulatory compliance, attack-path analysis, and more. Want to get started and help us fight back? more »

Discover the critical importance of cloud workload protection, including understandings of Microsoft Defenders for DNS, Key Vault, Servers, Storage, SQL Servers, and more. In addition, examine vulnerability assessments, adaptive application controls & network hardening, Just-in-Time (JIT) access, File Integrity, Azure Lighthouse, and more. more »

Develop skills necessary to automate security with Defender for Cloud and Logic Apps across Azure Integration Services. Discover easy hybrid integration capabilities, triggers, actions, error handling, concurrency control, and scheduling executions, followed by a thorough demo within Microsoft Defender for Cloud. more »

Explore architecture guidance for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) focusing on identity, delegation of access, and permissions. Additionally, analyze guidance on GDAP vs B2B for tenant-level access and Azure Lighthouse configuration for subscription/resource-level access. more »

Discover how Azure Arc streamlines operations, management, and security across distributed environments. Explore hybrid and multi-cloud trends, get an overview of Azure Arc, and learn about its deployment capabilities. Also dive into how Azure Arc handles cyber risk, ensures compliance, manages cloud sprawl, and integrates with services like Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Sentinel, and Azure Policy. Lastly, analyze best practices for hybrid cloud adoption and next steps for onboarding non-Azure resources to Azure Arc. more »

Understanding Azure Arc
Join us as we analyze how Azure Arc can help both customers and partners secure, manage, and govern on-premises, edge, and multicloud infrastructure from a single control plane. more »

Explore the newest features in Microsoft Defender for Cloud, including Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) and Defender for DevOps. Additionally, dive into some of the lesser-known Defender products, including Defender for Containers, Defender for Databases, and Defender for Storage. more »

Learn how to sell Microsoft Defender for Cloud's advanced threat detection, automated incident response, and centralized management capabilities. This session details how Microsoft Defender for Cloud helps organizations protect their valuable data and intellectual property, while also improving their compliance with regulations and improving security team's overall effectiveness. more »

Additional Resources

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