This workshop should be a pre-requisite to anyone having to administrate Azure subscriptions, and we are incredibly luckly to have Orin Thomas join us in Copenhagen to deliver this 1-day pre-conference workshop.

In this pre-conference day long workshop, you’ll learn all about how to secure your Azure subscriptions, from how to lock down Azure networks, administration, infrastructure and compute as well as how to detect what you’ve missed as well as respond to threats and incidents. The workshop will be taught by Microsoft Principal Cloud Operations Advocate Orin Thomas and content will be spread across the following modules:

  • Module 1: Locking down an Azure subscription using Azure Security Center
    • Overview of cloud security challenges
    • Configuring and managing security policies
    • Detecting investigating security incidents
    • Automating security incident response
    • Tenant, Subscription and Management Group Security posture
  • Module 2: Securing Azure Networks
    • Azure Firewall
    • Network Firewall Appliances
    • Monitoring Azure Networks
    • Web Application Firewall
    • Secure Azure Network Architecture
  • Module 3: Securing Azure Administration
    • Privileged Identity Protection
    • Conditional Management Access
    • Privileged Identity Management
    • Role Based Access Control
  • Module 4: Securing Azure Infrastructure and Compute
    • Secure Administration Architecture
    • Just in Time Administration
    • Certificate and Secret Administration
    • IaaS VM Update and Compliance
    • Encrypted Virtual Machines


For this workshop you need to bring your own laptop and have access to an Azure Subscription. If you don't already have an Azure Subscription you can create one through  


About the trainer

Orin Thomas

Microsoft Principal Cloud Operations Advocate. Author. Technical Raconteur

Orin Thomas is a Principal Cloud Operations Advocate ad Microsoft, an MCT, and has a string of Microsoft MCSE and MCITP certifications. He has written more than 3 dozen books for Microsoft Press on topics including Windows Server, Windows Client, Azure, System Center, Exchange Server, Security, and SQL Server. He is an author at PluralSight and is a candidate in the Doctor of Information Technology program at Charles Sturt University. You can follow him on twitter at