Azure IoT Edge – Securing your Devices

How do you make sure your Azure Edge devices are secure and cannot be tampered with? This is the job of the Azure IoT Edge Security Manager. More information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/iot-edge-security-manager?view=iotedge-2018-06 The key principals of the Security Manager is that it protects all of the Edge components and devices by abstracting the …

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Microsoft Security Technical Content Library and other Security Training

This week, Microsoft have launched a new platform called the Microsoft Security Technical Content Library Within this blog post I hope to highlight some amazing Training materials available to become familiar with all Security related products and features across the Microsoft space. This Library can be utilised to search for content related to Security, Compliance …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Liam Gulliver

John is joined by DevOps consultant Liam Gulliver in this episode of 'In Conversation with...' where discussions around the perception of DevOps as well as navigating around the plethora of technologies to choose form in the dev and ops worlds! We cover a huge amount of ground in this talk but all centred around helping …

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Deploying Azure Infrastructure with Terraform via Azure DevOps Pipelines

In this blog article, I aim to guide you through the components needed in order to successfully deploy Azure Infrastructure using Terraform via an Azure DevOps Pipeline. The idea here is to help understand how you may be able to automate the deployment and updating of your cloud infrastructure hosted in Azure. Follow along with …

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Day[69/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure – Exam Prep

On my quest for the AZ-204 Exam Pass I am just curating a list of resources that I will be utilising to prep for the exam in line with the Measured Skills section. This post is to act as a starting point for my studies over the coming weeks and as I develop other learning …

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Day[58/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps Continuous Security and Continuous Operations

In order to ensure that your Continuous Improvement strategy employed via DevOps is kept Secure and in Operation, it is imperative that methods are utilised to ensure a Continuous Security and Continuous Operations mindset is adopted. Follow along with the fantastic Microsoft Learn Article: Explore DevOps Continuous Security and Continuous Operations Continuous Security We all …

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Day[34/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Secure your Azure Cloud Data

As part of my ongoing fulfilment of knowledge around the Azure Cloud platform I have decided to refresh and learn about the current Data Security technologies and techniques surrounding Data in Azure. For this I have turned to the fantastic learning modules offered by Microsoft Learn. In particular the learning pathway: Secure your cloud data …

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Day[29/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Microsoft Ignite Security Challenge

So, Microsoft Ignite 2020 Virtual Edition kicked off in great style yesterday and is a 48 bonanza of learning and news of Microsoft Latest developments! As part of this virtual experience, Microsoft have set up the Cloud Skills Challenge https://csc.docs.microsoft.com/ignite/registration A series of 6 challenges that can be completed as Microsoft Learn modules aligned to …

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