One of the problems with having virtual machines in Microsoft Azure has been the inability to encrypt the hard drives. In this course, Securing Virtual Machines with the Azure Key Vault, you will discover how to heighten the security of your cloud VMs by encrypting the hard drives and distributing certificates. First, you will learn how to use and deploy the key vault. Next, you'll explore encryption with the VHDs on a virtual machine. Finally, you'll learn how to deploy certificates from the key vault. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure key vault needed to secure your VMs in the cloud.