Microsoft Azure Security Technologies AZ-500 Certification

Manage identity and access; implement platform protection; manage security operations; and secure data and applications. 

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Microsoft Azure AZ-500 certification training course is designed for IT professionals who plan to take the Microsoft AZ-500 certification exam. Taking this course and passing the AZ-500 exam will meet all the requirements required to be a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate. 

Responsibilities for an Azure security engineer include managing the security posture, identifying and remediating vulnerabilities, performing threat modelling, implementing threat protection, and responding to security incident escalations. 

Azure security engineers often serve as part of a larger team to plan and implement cloud-based management and security. 

Students will learn below skills outlined 

Manage identity and access 

Implement platform protection 

Manage security operations 

Secure data and applications 

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Topics Covered

  • Module 1: Identity and Access
    • Configure and set-up Azure Active Directory for Azure Workloads
    • Configure and set-up Azure Privilege Identity Management (PIM)
    • Configure and set-up security for Azure Subscriptions
    • Hands-On
    • Security with RBAC
    • Security with Policy implementations
    • Azure Locks
    • MFA, Conditional Access, and Identity Protection
    • Privileged Identity Management
    • Implement Directory Synchronization
  • Module 2: Platform Protection
    • Understand cloud security
    • Implement Platform Security
    • Implement Host Security
    • Implement Container Security
    • Hand-On
    • Secure Network though Network Security Group’s (NSG’S)
    • Secure Network through Azure Firewall
  • Module 3: Security Operations
    • Lesson:
    • Configure security services
    • Configure and set-up Defender for Cloud (Security Centre)
    • Manage security related alerts
    • Incident Management for security issues
    • Security Baselines
    • Hands-On:
    • Implement Azure Monitoring with Azure Monitor
    • Configure and Implement Defender for Cloud (Security Centre)
    • Implement and configure Azure Sentinel Service
  • Module 4: Data and Application
    • Security for data infrastructure
    • Security for Applications
    • Security though Azure Key Vault Service
    • Security though encryption for data at rest, in -transit
    • Hands-On :
    • Configuring security for Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Container registry
    • Securing Azure SQL databases
    • Securing Azure Storage


  • There are no prerequisites for attending this course.
  • However, technical knowledge is beneficial to understand Cloud.

Exam Details:

Name: AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

No. of Questions: 40 - 60

Duration: 140 minutes

Passing Score: 70%

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Certification Process

  • 01

    Enroll in Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-500) course

  • 02

    Attend the AZ-500 training

  • 03

    Get eligible to attempt the Exam AZ-500

  • 04

    Pass the exam

  • 05

    Get certified as an Azure Professional

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Who should attend this course?

  • Administrator

  • AI Engineer

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Engineer

  • Data Scientist

  • Database Administrator

  • Developer

  • Security Engineer

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Why should you attend this course?

This course not only helps you with the core concepts of Azure but also helps you to ace the AZ-900 exam. Program managers and folks in technical sales with a general IT background can benefit from this course. Attendees learn about the services, discover how components are put together, and ask questions about specific products and features.

With a high demand for Azure professionals and higher earning potential for trained folks, the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals [AZ-900] is the most-sought after profession.

  • Elevate your career by benefitting the enterprise
  • Market yourself as a Certified Azure Professional
  • Land in high-ranked job roles in prestigious companies
  • Earn better than other non-trained professionals

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To become a Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer, candidates will need to clear the AZ-500 exam. By taking up this Azure Security Engineer certification, candidates learn to Manage identity and access, Implement platform protection, Manage security operations, Secure data and applications.

The Microsoft AZ-500 online training in Xebia offers candidates proper training and relevant study material to clear the new role-based AZ-500 certification exam targeted for Azure Security Engineer

AZ-500 certification exam can be taken up by:

  • Azure Professionals working on Security aspects
  • System administrators
  • IT professionals
  • Someone who has any kind of experience in any other cloud or working in Security Domain.

Candidates need to answer between 40-60 questions. However, the number of questions may change as and when changes in technology and job roles occur.

Candidates will get 180 minutes to complete the Microsoft Azure Security Engineer exam.

The Microsoft Azure Security Engineer certification cost ?4,800 in India. The Microsoft Azure Expert and Associate level certification exams are typically priced at US$165. The exam cost is mostly priced according to the currency values in specific regions and countries. However, the exam prices are subject to change and may also vary depending on the additional taxes that may apply in some countries and regions.

Candidates will need to score 700 to pass the Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate exam. On each exam domain, a minimum score of 35 percent needs to be scored.

Candidates must wait for 24 hours to retake the AZ-500 exam. Also, candidates can log in to their certification dashboard to reschedule the exam

You can renew your Microsoft Certifications by simply passing a free, unproctored, online renewal assessment on Microsoft Learn, instead of retaking exams. The assessments measure the skills you need to remain up to date in your job role. They’re shorter than the original exams because they focus only on the latest technology changes, Take the free online assessment and pass it?before your certification expires. When you pass, your certification extends for one year from its current expiration date.

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