Azure Security Center Toolkit

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Partner with the Security Engineering team to assess infrastructure/information asset/Business Continuity risks and recommend remediation plans to protect confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical enterprise assets.

More Uses of the Azure Security Center Toolkit:

  • Provide Continuous Monitoring support of Information Systems to maintain security posture and compliance status.

  • Arrange that your organization assess existing client environments by account and recommend improvements related to availability, performance, Cost Savings, etc.

  • Drive Active Directory and Azure Active Directory solutions lifecycle, roadmap development and execution.

  • Manage the activities and personnel of the Information security team focused on product security, Security Engineering, Security Operations, and Incident Response.

  • Establish: partner build and foster a great working relationship with team members and the application Development Teams.

  • Systematize: identification of new and relevant changes to regulations impacting the compliance of your organization.

  • Coordinate: work closely with enterprise architects to identify and mitigate risks, perform security review, design top tier security practices, and deliver strategic, innovative cloud based security offerings.

  • Provide security expertise to IT operational teams to ensure systems are properly protected and monitored.

  • Innovate in depth research of the latest in cloud Security Tools, techniques and best practices and technologies to remain at the bleeding edge.

  • Evaluate, recommend and implement build/buy solutions to remediate infrastructure/information asset/Business Continuity risks.

  • Identify: every individual who joins you becomes part of your fabric, weaving talents and perspective to the greater whole of who you are.

  • Manage, operate, and maintain the Security Monitoring and Analytics systems used to support intrusion analysis and Incident Response.

  • Manage work with large scale network, compute, and storage architectures to help remove roadblocks in customer migration projects.

  • Initiate: work closely with various Agile Development and IT Technology Teams to plan and implement integrations with other cloud, SaaS, and on premise network and service environments.

  • Employ cloud based APIs when suitable to write network/system level tools for safeguarding cloud environments.

  • Develop IT Architecture deliverables, specific to Information security countermeasure implementations, for operational systems and systems under development.

  • Identify appropriate technology/data sources and drive the collection of data necessary to effectively evaluate threats.

  • Ensure you are an astute advisor on Security Transformation, Security Strategy and Security Operations (SOC).

  • Collaborate with members of the development team, clients and Project Managers to deliver solutions that surpass client expectations.

  • Methodize: Program Management skills and solution support for security transformation/implementation programs.

  • Collaborate with the Security Operation Center (SOC) to support Incident Response and threat detection teams.

  • Provide cloud user management, security, capacity, monitoring and configuring App Development tools.

  • Manage work with Software Engineering team to ensure all systems are properly hardened during the implementation process.

  • Establish and refine appropriate authentication/authorization models for application and services access.

  • Oversee: design, configure, test Business Continuity, backup, recovery, archiving solutions and high availability.

  • Secure that your organization identifies, assess, and presents IaaS, PaaS and SaaS cloud service improvements, updates or upgrades.

  • Evaluate: actively lead architecture and development planning meetings to ensure security practices are incorporated throughout the development process.

  • Coordinate: partner with network and applications teams to expand use cases that enhance security controls as confidentiality and integrity to protect critical business functions and access to sensitive data.

  • Systematize: container platforms and tools Kubernetes, Docker, Azure Kubernetes service, Azure container service.

  • Communicate best practices to ensure security, privacy, and Compliance Requirements are integrated into cloud and hybrid solutions.


Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Azure Security Center Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step Work Plans and maturity diagnostics for any Azure Security Center related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Azure Security Center specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Azure Security Center Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a Data Driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 999 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of Process Design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Azure Security Center improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 999 standard requirements:

  1. What management system do you use to leverage the Azure Security Center experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?

  2. What measurements are possible, practicable and meaningful?

  3. Who have you, as a company, historically been when you've been at your best?

  4. Will the controls trigger any other risks?

  5. How do you quantify and qualify impacts?

  6. Who controls the risk?

  7. What criteria will you use to assess your Azure Security Center risks?

  8. What actually has to improve and by how much?

  9. Is there any additional Azure Security Center definition of success?

  10. Who, on the executive team or the board, has spoken to a customer recently?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Azure Security Center book in PDF containing 994 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Azure Security Center self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Azure Security Center Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Azure Security Center areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Azure Security Center Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline Data Protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:


STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Azure Security Center projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Azure Security Center Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Azure Security Center project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Cost Management Plan: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  2. Activity Cost Estimates: In which phase of the Acquisition Process cycle does source qualifications reside?

  3. Project Scope Statement: Will all Azure Security Center project issues be unconditionally tracked through the Issue Resolution process?

  4. Closing Process Group: Did the Azure Security Center project team have enough people to execute the Azure Security Center project plan?

  5. Source Selection Criteria: What are the guidelines regarding award without considerations?

  6. Scope Management Plan: Are Corrective Actions taken when actual results are substantially different from detailed Azure Security Center project plan (variances)?

  7. Initiating Process Group: During which stage of Risk planning are risks prioritized based on probability and impact?

  8. Cost Management Plan: Is your organization certified as a supplier, wholesaler, regular dealer, or manufacturer of corresponding products/supplies?

  9. Procurement Audit: Was a formal review of tenders received undertaken?

  10. Activity Cost Estimates: What procedures are put in place regarding bidding and cost comparisons, if any?

Step-by-step and complete Azure Security Center Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Azure Security Center project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Azure Security Center Project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Azure Security Center project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Azure Security Center project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Azure Security Center project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Azure Security Center project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned



With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Azure Security Center project with this in-depth Azure Security Center Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Azure Security Center projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Azure Security Center and put Process Design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Azure Security Center investments work better.

This Azure Security Center All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.


Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.