Free training: Microsoft cloud computing essentials

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Unlock the power of the modern Cloud and fortify your digital defense in just five hours with our completely free live stream session! 

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey into the heart of Microsoft 365, Azure, and the world of cybersecurity? Look no further! Our immersive, fast-paced course is designed to equip you with the essentials of these cutting-edge technologies in just five captivating hours.

Course overview

The course is made up of the three most important parts of Microsoft cloud computing.

First, discover the magic of Microsoft 365, where productivity meets innovation. From mastering the art of collaboration with Teams to harnessing the full potential of Microsoft 365 apps, we'll give you the tools to revolutionize your work environment.

Then, dive into the Azure cloud and watch your ideas take flight! Learn how to build, deploy, and manage applications with Azure's robust infrastructure. Learn the art of scalability, flexibility, and unmatched performance.

Finally, fortify your digital fortress – Cybersecurity has never been more crucial. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to protect your digital world from threats. Understand the fundamentals of security, cryptography, and threat detection to safeguard your data and privacy.

Why choose our course and what sets us apart?

  • Expert-led learning: Learn from seasoned industry experts who bring real-world insights to the virtual classroom.
  • Rapid skill development: We understand your time is precious – that's why we've condensed these essential topics into just six hours.
  • Certification ready: Acquire knowledge that can set the stage for further certifications in Microsoft and Azure.
  • Boost your career: These skills are in high demand. Equip yourself for future career opportunities.
  • No labs required: We understand your time constraints. Dive straight into learning without worrying about complex lab exercises.
  • Absolutely free: Yes, you read that right! Our commitment to democratizing knowledge means you get all this incredible content without spending a dime.

Language, dates, and time

Our course is held in English on the second Thursday of each month, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (including a one-hour lunch break). Sessions are confirmed on the calendar until December 2024.

Our course is delivered over Microsoft Teams, thus is a real-time session.

You can register for the session of your choice, while specifying the name of your company, as well as the participant(s) details.

Book your place now!

Don’t miss this golden opportunity to improve and empower yourself. Join our FREE course and become knowledgeable in Microsoft 365, Azure, and Microsoft security cloud computing essentials!

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Course content

Module 1: Cloud computing

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • Introduction to cloud computing
  • What is cloud computing
  • The shared responsibility model
  • Cloud models
  • The consumption-based model

Module 2: Productivity solutions of Microsoft 365

  • The productivity capabilities and benefits of Microsoft 365
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Work management tools in Microsoft 365
  • Additional Microsoft 365 productivity apps

Module 3: Collaboration solutions of Microsoft 365

  • The collaboration capabilities and benefits of Microsoft 365
  • How can Microsoft Teams promote collaboration and enhance teamwork?
  • The Microsoft Viva apps
  • How can Yammer help communities connect and grow?

Module 4: Endpoint modernization, management concepts, and deployment options in Microsoft 365

  • The endpoint management capabilities of Microsoft 365
  • Differences of Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop
  • The deployment and release models for Windows-as-a-Service (WaaS)
  • Deployment methods and update channels for Microsoft 365 Apps

Module 5: Cloud service types

  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Software as a Service

Module 6: Describe the core architectural components of Azure

  • What is Microsoft Azure?
  • Get started with Azure accounts
  • Azure physical infrastructure
  • Azure management infrastructure

Module 7: Azure compute and networking services

  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Azure Containers
  • Azure Functions
  • Application hosting options
  • Azure Virtual Networking
  • Azure Virtual Private Networks
  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Azure DNS

Module 8: Azure storage services

  • Azure storage accounts
  • Azure storage redundancy
  • Azure storage services
  • Azure data migration options
  • Azure file movement options

Module 9: Identity concepts

  • Authentication and authorization
  • Defining Identity as the primary security perimeter
  • The role of the identity provider
  • The concept of directory services and Active Directory
  • The concept of Federation

Module 10: The function and identity types of Microsoft Entra ID

  • Microsoft Entra ID
  • Types of identities
  • Hybrid identity
  • External identities

Module 11: Core infrastructure security services in Azure

  • Azure DDoS protection
  • Azure Firewall
  • Web Application Firewall
  • Network segmentation in Azure
  • Azure Network Security groups
  • Azure Bastion
  • Azure Key Vault

Module 12: Security management capabilities of Azure

  • Cloud security posture management
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • The enhanced security of Microsoft Defender for Cloud
  • The Microsoft cloud security benchmark and security baselines for Azure

Module 13: Security capabilities of Microsoft Sentinel

  • The concepts of SIEM and SOAR
  • Threat detection and mitigation capabilities in Microsoft Sentinel
  • Microsoft Security Copilot

Module 14: Describe threat protection with Microsoft 365 Defender

  • Microsoft 365 Defender services
  • Microsoft Defender for Office 365
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
  • Microsoft Defender for Identity
  • The Microsoft 365 Defender portal