Introduction to Microsoft Sentinel

Lab Steps

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Logging in to the Microsoft Azure Portal
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Configuring Azure VM for Log Analytics Workspace
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Reviewing Microsoft Sentinel Workspace

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DifficultyBeginner
Time Limit1h
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Description

Microsoft Sentinel is a cloud-based SIEM (security information event management) solution that offers advanced intelligence tools across the organizations to secure the cloud and on-premises resources. The core offering of the Microsoft Sentinel revolves around collecting data at scale while detecting the threat in real-time using artificial intelligence to hunt the suspicious activities, ultimately performing actions to either remediate based on the preconfigured actions or provide a response plan to the security teams in an organization.

In this lab, you will create a Microsoft Sentinel workspace and connect it with log analytics workspace using Data Connectors to review and capture log incidents.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:

  • Onboard Azure VM to Log Analytics Workspace
  • Create and understand Microsoft Sentinel resource
  • Review Data Connectors and enable Syslog collection

Intended Audience

  • Candidates for AZ-500 Azure Security Engineer Exam
  • Cloud Architects
  • Data Engineers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Security Engineers
  • Software Engineers

Prerequisites

Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Log Analytics Workspace

The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:

Updates

30 Nov, 2022: Rebranded the lab to Microsoft Sentinel rename.

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Parveen is an Azure advocate with previous experience in the professional consulting services industries. He specializes in infrastructure and DevOps with a wide range of knowledge in security and access management. He is also an Azure Certified - DevOps Engineer Expert, Security Engineer, Developer Associate, Administrator Associate, CompTIA Certified - Network+, Security+, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.
Parveen enjoys writing about cloud technologies and sharing the knowledge with the community to help students upskill in the cloud.