Cloud Security Defense In-Depth Azure Approach

What is Defense in-depth?

  • Physical Security ( within your data-center )
  • Policies and Access / Identity and Access Management
  • Perimeter
  • Networking
  • Virtual Machines/Compute
  • Applications
  • Data

Microsoft Azure Security Center

Physical Security

Policies and Access

Perimeter Security

Network Protection

Compute Protection

  • Apply a Just-In-Time network access control
  • Enable NSG
  • Apply Disk encryption
  • Apply System updates
  • Restrict access through internet facing endpoint

Application Protection

  2. Single Sign On
  3. Application integrity ( adhering to the policies like following NIST guidelines )
  4. Vulnerability Scans

Data Protection

Structured Data Protection

  • Enable Auditing & Threat detection on SQL databases
  • Enable Transparent Data encryption

Non Structured Data Protection




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