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Azure Virtual Meetup - Azure Bastion: One Does Not Simply Walk Into My VNet!

  • Thursday, 25 March 2021
  • 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

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iO Associates are delighted to announce our next Azure Virtual Meetup will be on Thursday 25th March at 12:30pm!

We will be joined by Wim Matthyssen, Microsoft MVP, and Micha Wets, Microsoft MVP, who will be delivering a session on ‘Azure Bastion:One Does Not Simply Walk Into My VNet!’

Security is one of the most important things that a Cloud Admin (IT Administrator) should always keep in mind, especially when managing business critical workloads in Azure. With Azure Bastion, you remain able to connect to your laaS VMs in a secure and easy way.

In this session, you will not only discover how Bastion natively integrates with the Azure Portal but also how you can harden it with JIT and NSG’s to enhance your overall VM access security. So join us in this session to learn some best practicesand tips you should keep in mind when working with this ‘jump-box-as-a-service’.

About our speakers:

Wim is a Cloud Architect, who has more than fifteen years of experience with Microsoft Technologies. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), his strength is to assist companies in the transformation of their business to the Cloud by implementing the latest features, services and solutions. Currently, his main focus is on the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Platform and especially on Microsoft Azure and the Azure hybrid services.

He is a Microsoft MVP in the Azure category and a founding board member of the MC2MC user group. As a passionate member he regularly writes blogs and speaks about his daily experiences with Azure and other Microsoft Technologies.

Micha Wets is a Microsoft MVP. He enjoys talking about all Azure & Powershell topics and has already spoken at Microsoft conferences, International User Group events, Microsoft hosted webinars, workshops & more. He has over 15 years of experience as a DevOps engineer and has in depth knowledge of private, hybrid and public clouds.

Today, Micha mainly focuses on Powershell, Azure, Azure DevOps, RDS (Remote Desktop Services) & WVD (Windows Virtual Desktop) environments and is particularly knowledgeable about migrating those environments to Azure.

Micha is Owner of Cloud Architect & Technology Strategist at ASPEX and works with Microsoft Corp on Azure, RDS & WVD.

We are really keen to help keep our community positive and engaged, and this virtual platform ensures that we can reach more of the tech community. iO Associates get the most in-demand speakers on the topics of your choice so please get in touch if you have any suggestions. We have some exciting meetups planned for the next couple of months so keep a look out on our Tampa Bay Azure User Group and Tampa Bay AWS User Group pages, or alternatively follow our LinkedIn.  

We hope you can join us and please get in touch with any questions or suggestions on future virtual meetups!  

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