• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course will provide foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; and Azure management and governance features and tools.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: Discuss the basics of cloud computing and Azure, and how to get started with Azure’s subscriptions and accounts. Describe the advantages of using cloud computing services, learning to differentiate between the categories and types of cloud computing, and how to examine the various concepts, resources, and terminology that are necessary to work with Azure architecture. Outline the core services available with Microsoft Azure. Discuss the core solutions that encompass a wide array of tools and services from Microsoft Azure. Describe the general security and network security features, and how you can use the various Azure services to help ensure that your cloud resources are safe, secure, and trusted. Discuss the identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features, and 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. Discuss the factors that influence cost, tools you can use to help estimate and manage your cloud spend, and how Azure’s service-level agreements (SLAs) can impact your application design decisions.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Cyber Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • Exploitation Analysis
  • Network Services
  • Risk Management
  • Software Development
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Threat Analysis
  • Training, Education, and Awareness
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management