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Beginning Security with Microsoft Technologies

Protecting Office 365, Devices, and Data


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Vasantha Lakshmi
    Pages 1-10
  3. Vasantha Lakshmi
    Pages 11-41
  4. Vasantha Lakshmi
    Pages 43-119
  5. Vasantha Lakshmi
    Pages 121-172
  6. Vasantha Lakshmi
    Pages 173-230
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 231-235

About this book


Secure and manage your Azure cloud infrastructure, Office 365, and SaaS-based applications and devices. This book focuses on security in the Azure cloud, covering aspects such as identity protection in Azure AD, network security, storage security, unified security management through Azure Security Center, and many more.

Beginning Security with Microsoft Technologies begins with an introduction to some common security challenges and then discusses options for addressing them. You will learn about Office Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), the importance of device-level security, and about various products such as Device Guard, Intune, Windows Defender, and Credential Guard. As part of this discussion you’ll cover how secure boot can help an enterprise with pre-breach scenarios. Next, you will learn how to set up Office 365 to address phishing and spam, and you will gain an understanding of how to protect your company's Windows devices. Further, you will also work on enterprise-level protection, including how advanced threat analytics aids in protection at the enterprise level. Finally, you’ll see that there are a variety of ways in which you can protect your information. 

After reading this book you will be able to understand the security components involved in your infrastructure and apply methods to implement security solutions.

You will:

  • Keep corporate data and user identities safe and secure 
  • Identify various levels and stages of attacks 
  • Safeguard information using Azure Information Protection, MCAS, and Windows Information Protection, regardless of your location
  • Use advanced threat analytics, Azure Security Center, and Azure ATP


EPP- Defender Information protection Azure security O365 security Advanced Threat Analytics Office ATP

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.BangaloreIndia

About the authors

Vasantha Lakshmi works at Microsoft, India as a partner technical consultant. She has been working on various security products within Microsoft for the last three years. She has more than 8 years' experience working as an architect for end-to-end solutions for Microsoft Office 365. She has created many integrated security solutions for the modern workplace that seamlessly integrate advanced threat analytics, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Microsoft cloud app security, Intune, and Office ATP. 

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