Start empowering users and protecting corporate data, while managing Identities and Access with Microsoft Azure in different environments About This Book Deep dive into the Microsoft Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution Design, implement and manage simple and complex hybrid identity and access management environments Learn to apply solution architectures directly to your business needs and understand how to identify and manage business drivers during transitions Who This Book Is For This book is for business decision makers, IT consultants, and system and security engineers who wish to plan, design, and implement Identity and Access Management solutions with Microsoft Azure. What You Will Learn Apply technical descriptions and solution architectures directly to your business needs and deployments Identify and manage business drivers and architecture changes to transition between different scenarios Understand and configure all relevant Identity and Access Management key features and concepts Implement simple and complex directory integration, authentication, and authorization scenarios Get to know about modern identity management, authentication, and authorization protocols and standards Implement and configure a modern information protection solution Integrate and configure future improvements in authentication and authorization functionality of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 In Detail Microsoft Azure and its Identity and Access Management is at the heart of Microsoft's Software as a Service, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is an essential tool to master in order to effectively work with the Microsoft Cloud. Through practical, project based learning this book will impart that mastery. Beginning with the basics of features and licenses, this book quickly moves on to the user and group lifecycle required to design roles and administrative units for role-based access control (RBAC). Learn to design Azure AD to be an identity provider and provide flexible and secure access to SaaS applications. Get to grips with how to configure and manage users, groups, roles, and administrative units to provide a user- and group-based application and self-service access including the audit functionality. Next find out how to take advantage of managing common identities with the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 and build cloud identities with the Azure AD Connect utility. Construct blueprints with different authentication scenarios including multi-factor authentication. Discover how to configure and manage the identity synchronization and federation environment along with multi -factor authentication, conditional access, and information protection scenarios to apply the required security functionality. Finally, get recommendations for planning and implementing a future-oriented and sustainable identity and access management strategy. Style and approach A practical, project-based learning experience explained through hands-on examples.
Start empowering users and protecting corporate data, while managing Identities and Access with Microsoft Azure in different environmentsAbout This Book- Deep dive into the Microsoft Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution- Design, implement and manage simple and complex hybrid identity and access management environments- Learn to apply solution architectures directly to your business needs and understand how to identify and manage business drivers during transitionsWho This Book Is ForThis book is for business decision makers, IT consultants, and system and security engineers who wish to plan, design, and implement Identity and Access Management solutions with Microsoft Azure.What You Will Learn- Apply technical descriptions and solution architectures directly to your business needs and deployments- Identify and manage business drivers and architecture changes to transition between different scenarios- Understand and configure all relevant Identity and Access Management key features and concepts- Implement simple and complex directory integration, authentication, and authorization scenarios- Get to know about modern identity management, authentication, and authorization protocols and standards- Implement and configure a modern information protection solution- Integrate and configure future improvements in authentication and authorization functionality of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016In DetailMicrosoft Azure and its Identity and Access Management is at the heart of Microsoft's Software as a Service, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is an essential tool to master in order to effectively work with the Microsoft Cloud. Through practical, project based learning this book will impart that mastery.Beginning with the basics of features and licenses, this book quickly moves on to the user and group lifecycle required to design roles and administrative units for role-based access control (RBAC). Learn to design Azure AD to be an identity provider and provide flexible and secure access to SaaS applications. Get to grips with how to configure and manage users, groups, roles, and administrative units to provide a user- and group-based application and self-service access including the audit functionality.Next find out how to take advantage of managing common identities with the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 and build cloud identities with the Azure AD Connect utility. Construct blueprints with different authentication scenarios including multi-factor authentication. Discover how to configure and manage the identity synchronization and federation environment along with multi -factor authentication, conditional access, and information protection scenarios to apply the required security functionality.Finally, get recommendations for planning and implementing a future-oriented and sustainable identity and access management strategy.Style and approachA practical, project-based learning experience explained through hands-on examples.
A complete handbook on Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 – from design considerations to operational best practices About This Book Get to grips with the basics of identity management and get acquainted with the MIM components and functionalities Discover the newly-introduced product features and how they can help your organization A step-by-step guide to enhance your foundational skills in using Microsoft Identity Manager from those who have taught and supported large and small enterprise customers Who This Book Is For If you are an architect or a developer who wants to deploy, manage, and operate Microsoft Identity Manager 2016, then this book is for you. This book will also help the technical decision makers who want to improve their knowledge of Microsoft Identity Manager 2016. A basic understanding of Microsoft-based infrastructure using Active Directory is expected. Identity management beginners and experts alike will be able to apply the examples and scenarios to solve real-world customer problems. What You Will Learn Install MIM components Find out about the MIM synchronization, its configuration settings, and advantages Get to grips with the MIM service capabilities and develop custom activities Use the MIM Portal to provision and manage an account Mitigate access escalation and lateral movement risks using privileged access management Configure client certificate management and its detailed permission model Troubleshoot MIM components by enabling logging and reviewing logs Back up and restore the MIM 2015 configuration Discover more about periodic purging and the coding best practices In Detail Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 is Microsoft's solution to identity management. When fully installed, the product utilizes SQL, SharePoint, IIS, web services, the .NET Framework, and SCSM to name a few, allowing it to be customized to meet nearly every business requirement. The book is divided into 15 chapters and begins with an overview of the product, what it does, and what it does not do. To better understand the concepts in MIM, we introduce a fictitious company and their problems and goals, then build an identity solutions to fit those goals. Over the course of this book, we cover topics such as MIM installation and configuration, user and group management options, self-service solutions, role-based access control, reducing security threats, and finally operational troubleshooting and best practices. By the end of this book, you will have gained the necessary skills to deploy, manage and operate Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 to meet your business requirements and solve real-world customer problems. Style and approach The concepts in the book are explained and illustrated with the help of screenshots as much as possible. We strive for readability and provide you with step-by-step instructions on the installation, configuration, and operation of the product. Throughout the book, you will be provided on-the-field knowledge that you won't get from whitepapers and help files.
Build advanced authentication solutions for any cloud or web environment Active Directory has been transformed to reflect the cloud revolution, modern protocols, and today’s newest SaaS paradigms. This is an authoritative, deep-dive guide to building Active Directory authentication solutions for these new environments. Author Vittorio Bertocci drove these technologies from initial concept to general availability, playing key roles in everything from technical design to documentation. In this book, he delivers comprehensive guidance for building complete solutions. For each app type, Bertocci presents high-level scenarios and quick implementation steps, illuminates key concepts in greater depth, and helps you refine your solution to improve performance and reliability. He helps you make sense of highly abstract architectural diagrams and nitty-gritty protocol and implementation details. This is the book for people motivated to become experts. Active Directory Program Manager Vittorio Bertocci shows you how to: Address authentication challenges in the cloud or on-premises Systematically protect apps with Azure AD and AD Federation Services Power sign-in flows with OpenID Connect, Azure AD, and AD libraries Make the most of OpenID Connect’s middleware and supporting classes Work with the Azure AD representation of apps and their relationships Provide fine-grained app access control via roles, groups, and permissions Consume and expose Web APIs protected by Azure AD Understand new authentication protocols without reading complex spec documents
Author: John Savill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Build a seamless, flexible, full-service datacenter solution Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V is the IT administrator's guide to this rising datacenter solution. Hyper-V has already surpassed VMWare in datacenter management, identity service for multiple devices, and more; this book shows you how to harness the power of this hypervisor to simplify the infrastructure, reduce costs, improve productivity, and better manage system resources. From a tour of the technology through architecture, deployment, and integration of System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Azure Stack, the discussion illustrates the skills you need to create a complete solution for optimum enterprise management. Coverage includes Windows Azure capabilities for virtual machines, managing a hybrid cloud, IaaS, storage capabilities, PowerShell, and more, with practical real-world guidance from a leading authority in the field. Hyper-V has recently undergone improvements in scalability and features that have positioned it as an ideal solution in the Small/Medium Business and Enterprise markets. This book shows you how to exploit these new capabilities to build a robust data solution for your organization. Discover the capabilities of Microsoft Hyper-V Architect a Hyper-V datacenter solution Plan and manage a deployment or migration Integrate complementary technologies for full scalability Data is everywhere—on desktops, laptops, phones, and multiple operating systems, accessed through email, text messages, web searches, online services, and more. All of this data must be stored, accessible, updated, backed up, secured, managed, sorted, and analyzed—sometimes instantly. Hyper-V is the rising star in the virtualization space, and Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V shows you how to turn greater capabilities into better datacenter solutions.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Implement maximum control, security, and compliance processes in Azure cloud environments In Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure ,1/e three leading experts show how to plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Azure with outstanding levels of control, security, and compliance. You’ll learn how to prepare infrastructure with Microsoft’s integrated tools, prebuilt templates, and managed services–and use these to help safely build and manage any enterprise, mobile, web, or Internet of Things (IoT) system. The authors guide you through enforcing, managing, and verifying robust security at physical, network, host, application, and data layers. You’ll learn best practices for security-aware deployment, operational management, threat mitigation, and continuous improvement–so you can help protect all your data, make services resilient to attack, and stay in control no matter how your cloud systems evolve. Three Microsoft Azure experts show you how to: • Understand cloud security boundaries and responsibilities • Plan for compliance, risk management, identity/access management, operational security, and endpoint and data protection • Explore Azure’s defense-in-depth security architecture • Use Azure network security patterns and best practices • Help safeguard data via encryption, storage redundancy, rights management, database security, and storage security • Help protect virtual machines with Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines • Use the Microsoft Azure Key Vault service to help secure cryptographic keys and other confidential information • Monitor and help protect Azure and on-premises resources with Azure Security Center and Operations Management Suite • Effectively model threats and plan protection for IoT systems • Use Azure security tools for operations, incident response, and forensic investigation
Throughout the book, we will follow a fictional company, the case study will help you in implementing FIM 2010 R2. All the examples in the book will relate to this fictive company and you will be taken from design, to installation, to configuration of FIM 2010 R2. If you are implementing and managing FIM 2010 R2 in your business, then this book is for you. You will need to have a basic understanding of Microsoft based infrastructure using Active Directory. If you are new to Forefront Identity Management, the case-study approach of this book will help you to understand the concepts and implement them.
Focus on IAM (Identity and Access Management) is a very unique book addressing all the facets of IAM. It is written for all IAM and Information security professionals in IT. This book is not focused on any specific IAM tool/ product; it will provide the deep delving information on Identity and Access Management with respect to process, technology, best practices, checklists, etc.
Become a master at managing enterprise identity infrastructure by leveraging Active Directory About This Book Manage your Active Directory services for Windows Server 2016 effectively Automate administrative tasks in Active Directory using PowerShell Manage your organization's network with ease Who This Book Is For If you are an Active Directory administrator, system administrator, or network professional who has basic knowledge of Active Directory and are looking to gain expertise in this topic, this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Explore the new features in Active Directory Domain Service 2016 Automate AD tasks with PowerShell Get to know the advanced functionalities of the schema Learn about Flexible Single Master Operation (FSMO) roles and their placement Install and migrate Active directory from older versions to Active Directory 2016 Manage Active Directory objects using different tools and techniques Manage users, groups, and devices effectively Design your OU structure in the best way Audit and monitor Active Directory Integrate Azure with Active Directory for a hybrid setup In Detail Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates networked management of user data, security, and distributed resources and enables interoperation with other directories. If you are aware of Active Directory basics and want to gain expertise in it, this book is perfect for you. We will quickly go through the architecture and fundamentals of Active Directory and then dive deep into the core components, such as forests, domains, sites, trust relationships, OU, objects, attributes, DNS, and replication. We will then move on to AD schemas, global catalogs, LDAP, RODC, RMS, certificate authorities, group policies, and security best practices, which will help you gain a better understanding of objects and components and how they can be used effectively. We will also cover AD Domain Services and Federation Services for Windows Server 2016 and all their new features. Last but not least, you will learn how to manage your identity infrastructure for a hybrid-cloud setup. All this will help you design, plan, deploy, manage operations on, and troubleshoot your enterprise identity infrastructure in a secure, effective manner. Furthermore, I will guide you through automating administrative tasks using PowerShell cmdlets. Toward the end of the book, we will cover best practices and troubleshooting techniques that can be used to improve security and performance in an identity infrastructure. Style and approach This step-by-step guide will help you master the core functionalities of Active Directory services using Microsoft Server 2016 and PowerShell, with real-world best practices at the end.
Discover high-value Azure security insights, tips, and operational optimizations This book presents comprehensive Azure Security Center techniques for safeguarding cloud and hybrid environments. Leading Microsoft security and cloud experts Yuri Diogenes and Dr. Thomas Shinder show how to apply Azure Security Center’s full spectrum of features and capabilities to address protection, detection, and response in key operational scenarios. You’ll learn how to secure any Azure workload, and optimize virtually all facets of modern security, from policies and identity to incident response and risk management. Whatever your role in Azure security, you’ll learn how to save hours, days, or even weeks by solving problems in most efficient, reliable ways possible. Two of Microsoft’s leading cloud security experts show how to: • Assess the impact of cloud and hybrid environments on security, compliance, operations, data protection, and risk management • Master a new security paradigm for a world without traditional perimeters • Gain visibility and control to secure compute, network, storage, and application workloads • Incorporate Azure Security Center into your security operations center • Integrate Azure Security Center with Azure AD Identity Protection Center and third-party solutions • Adapt Azure Security Center’s built-in policies and definitions for your organization • Perform security assessments and implement Azure Security Center recommendations • Use incident response features to detect, investigate, and address threats • Create high-fidelity fusion alerts to focus attention on your most urgent security issues • Implement application whitelisting and just-in-time VM access • Monitor user behavior and access, and investigate compromised or misused credentials • Customize and perform operating system security baseline assessments • Leverage integrated threat intelligence to identify known bad actors
Author: Graham Williamson
Publisher: Mc PressLlc
Release Date: 2009
"Identity Management: A Primer provides a complete and comprehensive overview of the elements required for a properly planned identity environment. In it, the authors cover the entire gamut of IDM-related matters, including directories; authentication; provisioning; role-based access control; single sign-on; governance, risk, and compliance; implementation and roadmap; public key infrastructure; electronic identity smartcards; and a wealth of other important topics. As the title indicates, this book is a primer in which the key issues of identity management are identified and appropriate strategies and preventative measures are covered in an easy-to-understand format with extensive use of real-world case study examples. Students and IT professionals alike will appreciate this resource as they seek to understand and master the complexity of identity in a virtual world."--Resource description p.
A hands-on guide to mastering Azure cloud design patterns and best practices. Key Features Master architectural design patterns in Azure. Get hands-on with implementing design patterns. Implement best practices for improving efficiency and security Book Description A well designed cloud infrastructure covers factors such as consistency, maintenance, simplified administration and development, and reusability. Hence it is important to choose the right architectural pattern as it has a huge impact on the quality of cloud-hosted services. This book covers all Azure design patterns and functionalities to help you build your cloud infrastructure so it fits your system requirements. This book initially covers design patterns that are focused on factors such as availability and data management/monitoring. Then the focus shifts to complex design patterns such as multitasking, improving scalability, valet keys, and so on, with practical use cases. The book also supplies best practices to improve the security and performance of your cloud. By the end of this book, you will thoroughly be familiar with the different design and architectural patterns available with Windows Azure and capable of choosing the best pattern for your system. What you will learn Learn to organize Azure access Design the core areas of the Azure Execution Model Work with storage and data management Create a health endpoint monitoring pattern Automate early detection of anomalies Identify and secure Azure features Who this book is for This book is targeted at cloud architects and cloud solution providers who are looking for an extensive guide to implementing different patterns for the deployment and maintenance of services in Microsoft Azure. Prior experience with Azure is required as the book is completely focused on design patterns.
Author: Albert Anthony
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Release Date: 2017-10-26
In depth informative guide to implement and use AWS security services effectively. About This Book Learn to secure your network, infrastructure, data and applications in AWS cloud Log, monitor and audit your AWS resources for continuous security and continuous compliance in AWS cloud Use AWS managed security services to automate security. Focus on increasing your business rather than being diverged onto security risks and issues with AWS security. Delve deep into various aspects such as the security model, compliance, access management and much more to build and maintain a secure environment. Who This Book Is For This book is for all IT professionals, system administrators and security analysts, solution architects and Chief Information Security Officers who are responsible for securing workloads in AWS for their organizations. It is helpful for all Solutions Architects who want to design and implement secure architecture on AWS by the following security by design principle. This book is helpful for personnel in Auditors and Project Management role to understand how they can audit AWS workloads and how they can manage security in AWS respectively. If you are learning AWS or championing AWS adoption in your organization, you should read this book to build security in all your workloads. You will benefit from knowing about security footprint of all major AWS services for multiple domains, use cases, and scenarios. What You Will Learn Learn about AWS Identity Management and Access control Gain knowledge to create and secure your private network in AWS Understand and secure your infrastructure in AWS Understand monitoring, logging and auditing in AWS Ensure Data Security in AWS Learn to secure your applications in AWS Explore AWS Security best practices In Detail Mastering AWS Security starts with a deep dive into the fundamentals of the shared security responsibility model. This book tells you how you can enable continuous security, continuous auditing, and continuous compliance by automating your security in AWS with the tools, services, and features it provides. Moving on, you will learn about access control in AWS for all resources. You will also learn about the security of your network, servers, data and applications in the AWS cloud using native AWS security services. By the end of this book, you will understand the complete AWS Security landscape, covering all aspects of end - to -end software and hardware security along with logging, auditing, and compliance of your entire IT environment in the AWS cloud. Lastly, the book will wrap up with AWS best practices for security. Style and approach The book will take a practical approach delving into different aspects of AWS security to help you become a master of it. It will focus on using native AWS security features and managed AWS services to help you achieve continuous security and continuous compliance.
Author: John Savill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Understand, create, deploy, and maintain a public cloud using Microsoft Azure Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services guides you through the process of creating and managing a public cloud and virtual network using Microsoft Azure. With step-by-step instruction and clear explanation, this book equips you with the skills required to provide services both on-premises and off-premises through full virtualization, providing a deeper understanding of Azure's capabilities as an infrastructure service. Each chapter includes online videos that visualize and enhance the concepts presented in the book, and access to a Windows app that provides instant Azure updates and demonstrates the process of going from on-premises to public cloud via Azure. Coverage includes storage customization, connectivity, virtual networks, backing up, hybrid environments, System Center management, and more, giving you everything you need to understand, evaluate, deploy, and maintain environments that utilize Microsoft Azure. Understand cost, options, and applications of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Enable on- and off-premises connectivity to Azure Customize Azure templates and management processes Exploit key technologies and embrace the hybrid environment Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services is your total solution.