Azure Fundamentals part 5: Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features

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With the rise of remote work, bring your own device (BYOD), mobile applications, and cloud applications, the primary security boundary has shifted from firewalls and physical access controls to identity.

Understanding who is using your systems and what they have permission to do are critical to keeping your data safe from attackers. To stay organized, manage costs, and meet your compliance goals, you need a good cloud governance strategy.

Learn how Azure can help you secure access to cloud resources, what it means to build a cloud governance strategy, and how Azure adheres to common regulatory and compliance standards.

Here are the learning paths in this series:

Part 5: Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features

Complete all of the learning paths in the series if you are preparing for Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

Prerequisites

  • You should be familiar with basic computing concepts and terminology.
  • An understanding of cloud computing is helpful, but isn't necessary.

Modules in this learning path

This module introduces you to the basics of cloud computing and Azure, and how to get started with Azure's subscriptions and accounts.

Learn how Azure Active Directory helps you manage and secure identities. Also see how single sign-on, multifactor authentication, and Conditional Access enable your users to securely access resources and applications from your intranet and from public networks.

Learn how access policies, resource locks, and tags, as well as Azure services such as Azure Policy and Azure Blueprints, can help you build a comprehensive cloud governance strategy.

Learn about Microsoft's commitment to privacy and how Azure adheres to common regulatory and compliance standards.