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Microsoft Azure Security by Roberto Freato

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Chapter 1. The Fundamentals of Security Standards

Before we get down to talking about Azure specifically, we need to gather some basic information about what security means in the context of information technology, where it is often called information security. In this chapter, we are going to talk about the following topics:

  • Information security fundamentals
  • Physical measures versus logical measures
  • Security standards and Azure

In this chapter, we will show how these security principles are often related to common sense (and to a good understanding of a few core concepts) and how they have to be achieved during the whole process. Here, the process is a comprehensive end-to-end series of tasks involved in information management, and not only the usage ...

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