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Release Announcement: Security: Azure Security Center – Fundamentals, May 2018

We are happy to announce the release of Security: Azure Security Center – Fundamentals.


Azure Security Center (ASC) provides unified security management and advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads.

This is a 4-day engagement gets you started with Security Center by learning how to create and apply security policies across your workloads, limit your exposure to threats, and detect and respond to attacks with a Premier Field Engineer guiding you the technologies, clarifying blockers you may have and enabling key features of the product.

Key Features and Benefits

Microsoft’s Premier Field Engineers can train and prepare your staff to battle against threats to protect your assets. Building on rich customer experience, Microsoft shares these security best practices with our customers to help them protect and secure their own enterprises.

This engagement is designed to:

  • Understand the technology – Get deep technical understanding how ASC works and can be enabled in your production environment through detailed knowledge transfer sessions, guidance and scenario demonstrations.
  • Hands on Experience: Provide you with technical and demonstrated education on ASC.
  • Demonstrate – on production and sample data – reviewing events, alerts and recommendations on production and demo environments.
  • Functioning Environment – ASC will be enabled for at least one Azure Subscription. It’ll give you visibility over the security posture of workloads, enable you to discover and assess the security and to identify and mitigate risk.
  • Understand options for detection and triage of alerts.

In an era where cloud services cross organizational and geographical boundaries, this service rapidly gives you the experience and education you need to better understand, prepare for, and leverage the world-class ASC technology to alert and prevent attacks in your environment.


The service is delivered over four days onsite together with a Premier Field Engineer where you will learn about Azure Security Center and evaluate ASC features through hands on-training in multiple relevant scenarios within your environment. The typical agenda will look like:

Day 1:

  • ASC introduction, setup and configuration and Preventing Compromise education
  • Hands-On ASC implementation and setup.

Day 2:

  • Hands-On Prevent Compromise
  • ASC Detect and Respond to Compromise, Advanced Automation with Playbooks education and demonstrations
  • Hands-On Detect and Respond

Day 3:

  • Hands-On Detect and Respond
  • ASC Troubleshooting and File Integrity Monitoring education and demonstration
  • Walking through relevant Feature Scenarios

Day 4:

  • Walking through relevant Feature Scenarios
  • Reviewing common alerts

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