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Getting Started with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

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Duration
24m
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Description

This course helps you understand what Microsoft Defender for Cloud is, what it offers, and how it can be used to protect resources.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what Microsoft Defender for Cloud is and what it does
  • Look at how Defender for Cloud is used to protect Azure resources, hybrid resources, and resources in other clouds
  • Look at how Defender for Cloud can be used to assess vulnerabilities and optimize security
  • Learn to use Defender for Cloud

Intended Audience

This course is intended for those who wish to learn about Microsoft Defender for Cloud.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course, you should have some basic experience using Azure. 

Transcript

Welcome to Getting Started with Microsoft Defender for Cloud. My name is Thomas Mitchell and I’ll be taking you through this course. I’m an Azure instructor at Cloud Academy and I have over 25 years of IT experience, several of those with cloud technologies. If you have any questions about this course, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, or send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

This course is intended for those who wish to learn about Microsoft Defender for Cloud. We’ll kick things off by taking an introductory look at Microsoft Defender for Cloud. You’ll learn what it is and what it does.

After you’ve been introduced to Defender for Cloud, we’ll take a look at how it’s used to protect Azure resources, hybrid resources, and resources in other clouds. We’ll then take a look at how Defender for Cloud can be used to assess vulnerabilities and optimize security. We’ll wrap up with a few demonstrations that show you how to use Defender for Cloud. After finishing this course, you'll come away with an understanding of what Microsoft Defender for Cloud is, what it offers, and how it can be used to protect resources. 

We’d love to get your feedback on this course, so please give it a rating when you’re finished. If you’re ready to learn about Microsoft Defender for Cloud, let’s get started!

About the Author
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Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.