This workshop walks the user through a scenario where a fictional organisation (Contoso) has migrated a number of resources to Azure. This migrated environment has not been secured correctly - the lab will walk through the application of a number of security best practices.

Workshop Topics

  • Deploy the security lab environment
  • Explore Azure Security Center
  • Securing Azure storage
  • Securing Azure networking
  • Applying “just in time” access to VMs
  • Encrypting virtual machines
  • Securing Azure SQL databases
  • Applying Privileged Identity Management (PIM)


The workshop requires the following:

  • Azure Subscription
    • If your workshop is being hosted by a Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect (CSA) then you will be provided with a code for an Azure Pass subscription

    • If you will be using you own subscription (e.g. Visual Studio Enterprise), you will need the ability to create users and groups in the associated Azure Active Directory tenant.

  • Office 365 / EMS License
    • Your subscription will need to be licensed for Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility and Security; details on how to sign up for a free trial are provided in the main lab guide.

Azure Infrastructure Security Workshop

The main Azure security workshop guide may be found here:

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